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Fees and charges

 View current fees for services provided by Council.

Residential waste collections

Service

Amount per year

Residential service of 3 bins - 80 litre rubbish bin
plus 240 litre recycling bin and 240 litre garden organics bin

$270

Residential service of 3 bins -  120 litre rubbish bin
plus 240 litre recycling bin and 240 litre garden organics bin

$324
Residential additional full set of bins $344
Residential additional 120 litre rubbish bin $210
Residential additional 240 litre garden organics bin $210
Residential additional 240 litre recycling bin Free

The residential waste service fees include a 240 litre recycling bin and a 240 litre garden waste bin and two hard waste collections. 

Residents are welcome to request an additional recycling bin at no additional charge, conditions apply, please contact Council on 1300 88 22 33 to check if you’re eligible. 

Residents can also save $54 on their waste charge by swapping from an 120 litre bin to an 80 litre rubbish bin.  Please contact Council on 1300 88 22 33 to arrange a downsize.

Ringwood Activities Area Residential Parking Permits

First permit Second permit Third permit
6 month applied during January-June 12 month applied during July-Dec 6 month applied during January-June 12 month applied during July-Dec  6 month applied during January-June  12 month applied during July-Dec
$19 $38 $31.75 $63.50 $50.50 $101

Ringwood Activities Area visitor parking vouchers

Visitor parking voucher booklets contain 18 vouchers (12 x 4-hour vouchers and 6 x daily vouchers) and $32.50. Please note there is a maximum of 1 booklet per property per month. 

Builder/Contractor Parking Permit  

Maximum of 5 permits for a maximum of 13 weeks and costs $13.50 per permit. 

Croydon Traders Parking Permits

Maximum of 4 permits.

  • full year (1 July to 30 June) $144.50
  • 50% discount for permits purchased after 1 January, $73.

Permits

1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

Description

Permit Fee

Burning off(property 10,000m2or more -1 hectare)

$156
Street Performance on Council land

A fee exemption applies to applicants who either:

  • Are Residents of Maroondah City Council
  • School groups or students (that reside or attend school within Maroondah City Council) 
$36
Street Art on Council Land

A fee exemption applies to applicants who either:

  • Are Residents of Maroondah City Council
  • School groups or students (that reside or attend school within Maroondah City Council) 
$35
Street Activities One category

$104 per annum

 

Two categories $184 per annum

 

Three categories $300.50 per annum

 

** Extra space (>6m2) cost per square metre ** $30

Community temporary advertising- community promotional board

Free

Keepingadditional animals or birds

Permit issued for 1 Year(Renewed annually) $47

Domestic Animal BusinessPermit

$196.50 payable annually on 10 April
Fundraising Fee exempt to organisations registered under the Fundraising Act, but a permit is required $204.50
Street Selling Permit issued for 1 Year (Renewed annually) $2,342 per annum

Waste (skip) bin on nature strip- issued to contractor - not individual person

1-3 day placement $69 per bin
4-8 day placement $115.50 per bin
9-14 day placement $154 per bin
Commercial Waste Bin on Council Land $192.50 per annum (per bin)
Real Estate Agent Advertising Sign on Council Land $347.50 per annum
Builder/Contractor Parking Permit

Maximum of 5 permits (maximum of 13 weeks)

$13.50 per permit

Planning application types & fees (1 July 2018)

Application fee

*includes GST

Section 72 Amendment fee.
Amendment fees are based upon the estimated cost of development for the original application.

Use of land

Class 1

Use of land (includes car parking and liquor licence applications)

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 1

Amendment to a permit to change the use allowed by the permit or allow a new use of land

$1,286.00

Amendment to a permit

An application to amend a permit (other than a permit to develop land for single dwelling on a lot with an original estimated cost of development of less than $2M)

Class 2 (a)

To change the statement of what the permit allows; or

$1,286.00

Class 2 (b)

To change any or all of the conditions which apply to the permit

$1,286.00

Single dwelling

Development or use & development for a single dwelling on a lot including additions/alterations or ancillary development (shed, carport, deck etc.) where the estimated cost of development is:

Class 2

Up to $10,000

$195.10

$195.10

Class 3

More than $10,000 to $100,000

$614.10

$614.10

Class 4

More than $100,000 to $500,000

$1,257.10

$1,257.10

Class 5

More than $500,000 to $1M

$1,358.30

$1,358.30

Class 6

More than $1M to $2M

$1,459.40

$1,459.40

VicSmart

Where the estimated cost of development is:

Class 7

Up to $10,000

$195.10

$195.10

Class 8

More than $10,000

$419.00

$419.00

Class 9

VicSmart application to subdivide or consolidate land

$195.10

$195.10

All other development

Development (other than single dwelling on a lot with an estimated cost of development of less than $2M), includes: multi dwellings, signage, factory, warehouse, apartment building etc. where the estimated cost of development is:

Class 10

Up to $100,000

$1,119.90

$1,119.90

Class 11

More than $100,000 to $1M

$1,510.00

$1,510.00

Class 12

More than $1M to $5M

$3,330.70

$3,330.70

Class 13

More than $5M to $15M

$8,489.40

$3,330.70

Class 14

More than $15M to $50M

$25,034.60

$3,330.70

Class 15

More than $50M

$56,268.30

$3,330.70

Subdivision (excludes VicSmart applications)

Class 16

Subdivide an existing building

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 17

Subdivide land into two lots

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 18

Realignment of common boundary between lots or consolidate two or more lots

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 19

Subdivide land ($1,286.00 per 100 lots)

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 20 (a)

Create, vary or remove a restriction

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 20 (b)

Create or remove a right of way

$1,286.00

$1,286.00 

Class 20 (c)

Create, vary or remove an easement (other than right of way)

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Class 20 (d)

Vary or remove a condition in the nature of an easement (other than right of way) in a crown grants

$1,286.00

$1,286.00

Certification of a plan of subdivision and for a statement of compliance

$170.50

Alteration to plan

$108.40

Amend a certified plan

$137.30

Combined planning permit applications

The highest of the applicable fees plus 50% of each of any other applicable statutory planning fees.

Amendments
** Section 72 amendment fees are based upon the estimated cost of development for the original application

Amended plans (secondary consent)

$317.90

Section 57A - Amendment to an existing application after advertising

40% of the application fee for the applicable class of permit.

Plus

Where an increase to the estimated cost of the development that results in a change to the application class, the balance of the application fee resulting from the change

Tree applications
Significant Landscape Overlays (SLO)

One tree

$115*

Two trees

$140*

Three trees

$165*

Four trees

$190*

Five trees

$215*

Six or more trees

$240*

Vegetation Protection (VPO), Heritage (HO) and Neighbourhood Character (NCO) overlays

One or more trees or area of vegetation

$240*

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Building regulation - report and consent (building dispensation)

Siting (regulations 408, 409 and 414) front, side and rear setback

$283.36

Front fence (regulations 424 and 427)

$140

Planning information request(PIR)

General

$166 *

Discounted fee for single dwelling in a residential zone

$102*

Permit history request(PHR)

First two permits

$310*

Each subsequent permit

$80*

Discounted fee for single dwelling in a residential zone

First two permits

$114*

Each subsequent permit

$30*

Other

Class 21

A permit not otherwise provided for in the regulation

$1,286.00

$1,265.60

Determination to the satisfaction of Council

$317.90

Certificate of compliance

$317.90

Amend or end a section 173 agreement

$643.00

Extensions of time to a permit

$280.00*

Photocopying

A4 - per page, black and white

$0.30*

A4 - per page, colour

$1.55*

A3 - per page, black and white

$1.60*

A3 - per page, colour

$3.25*

A1 - per page, black and white

$21.75*

A1 - per page, colour

$48.65*

Public notification (advertising)

$185 base fee and $8.65 per letter

 
The statutory fee information provided is a summary of fees set within the Planning and Environment (Fees) Regulations 2016 and Subdivision (Fees) Regulations 2016. Should any discrepancy exist, fees set within the relevant regulations apply. 

Subdivisions 

For land subdivisions where certain works become the responsibility of Council (such as roads, drainage, footpath or water sensitive urban design elements) the developer must submit a cost estimate of the works to Council.

In accordance with the Subdivision Act  the fees for checking the engineering plans shall be 0.75% of the estimated cost of construction, and will generally be reflected on the planning permit.

Under the same Act, fees for supervising the works shall be 2.5% of the estimated cost of construction, and will generally be reflected on the planning permit.

Development plan checking fee

The fee for checking engineering plans for all other developments will be based upon the size of the development.

Residential development plans

2 Lot development with common property

$175

3-4 Lot development with common property

$292

5-8 Lot development with common property

$466

9-12 Lot development with common property

$698.50

13-19 Lot development with common property

$873.50

20+ Lot development with common property

$1165.50

Unit apartment development plans 

Up to 20 unit apartment building

$292

20-60 unit apartment building

$466

60+ unit apartment building

$698.50

Commercial development plans (based on floor area of development) 

Small commercial development (<500m2)

$292

Medium commercial development (500-2000m2)

$698.50

Large commercial development (2000m2+)

$1165.50

Industrial/factory/warehouse developments 

Single industrial/factory/warehouse development

$175

2-5 industrial/factory/warehouse developments

$407

6+ industrial/factory/warehouse developments

$640.50

Amendments to approved engineering plans

When an applicant/consultant/contractor requires minor amendments to a previously approved Engineering Plan, Council will charge a minimum amendment fee of $117.

If the proposed changes are in effect a full redesign the standard engineering plan checking fees nominated above apply.

Please note these fees are subject to change depending on the nature of the development.

Construction management plan checking fee

The fee for checking a construction management plan required under a planning permit is $175.

Permit fee and permit bond

The non-refundable asset protection permit fee and refundable asset protection permit bond is based upon the type of works and is outlined in the table below.

There may be special circumstances where the asset protection permit bond is increased at Council’s discretion due to:

  • the extent of the works
  • the potential to cause damage
  • site conditions
  • the proposed development.
  • the site is located on an arterial road.

Read more about asset protection

Type of works Fee  Minimum bond (per street frontage)
Minor works
Verandah  $350  $1,500
Decks  $350  $1,500
Pergola  $350  $1,500
Alfresco  $350 $1,500
Small shed  $350 $1,500 
Major works 
Demolition  $450  $2000 
New dwelling  $450  $2,000 
Swimming pool/spa  $450  $2,000 
Garage/carport/large shed  $450  $2,000 
DPU  $450  $2,000 
Extension  $450  $2,000 
Addition/alterations  $450  $2,000 
Industrial/Commercial/Warehouse $600  $3,000 
Multi-dwelling 
2 dwellings  $600  $4,000 
3-5 dwellings  $800  $4,000 
6-9 dwellings  $1,000  $4,000 
10 or more dwellings  $1,200  $4,000 
Multi-storey development 
2-4 stories  $1,500  $5,000 
5 or more stories  $2,000  $5,000 

Animal registration fees  10 April 2018 to 9 April 2019

Animal Full fee Pension Concession Fee
Dogs (must be microchipped)

Desexed

$47

$23.50

Entire (undesexed) $140 $70
Restricted Breed Dog $222.50 Full fee only
Declared Menacing or Dangerous Dog $222.50 Full fee only

Cats (must be microchipped)

Cats - Desexed $36.50 $18.25
Cats - Entire (undesexed) $110 $55

First time registrations

First time registration fees are charged pro rata, so your registration fee will be calculated based on how close to renewal you are. If you register online or in person, your fees will be calculated automatically. If registering by mail, contact Council to find out what your pro rata payment will be.

Copy of Rate Notice

Copy of Original Annual Rate Notice
Residents are welcome to register to receive future rate notices by email. This service is free and after registration you will be able to view all past notices also.

Please contact Council on 1300 88 22 33 for further information and to obtain your registration code.

$20
Land Information Certificate Land Information applications can be lodged online. You need to beregisteredto use this service. $26.30
09/08/2017
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