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Development works fees

as at 1 August 2020

Development works approvals, observations/testing/reinspections

The Development Works Approval fee is to be paid at the time of application for Development Works Approval.

The fee is a non-refundable deposit. The costs associated with reviewing the engineering plans, observation/testing and monitoring of the development works will be deducted from the deposit fee. Where the costs incurred exceed the deposit fee the consent holder will be invoiced for the outstanding balance.

Periodic observations will be carried out weekly during construction. 

  Charges
Minimum monthly charge for active Development Works Approval application $195.00
Project value less than $10,000 $1,529.00
Project value between $10,000 and $100,000 $1,500 plus 1.5% of the value of the development works and professional fees
Project value greater than $100,000 $3,500 plus 0.7% of the value of the development works and professional fees

 

CCTV Inspections of gravity drainage lines Charges
CCTV Inspections and/or reinspections Developer cost
CCTV technical review and data conversion (approximately $2.30 per metre) Actual costs charged
CCTV processing fee $90.00
Geotechnical peer reviews
Actual Cost plus 10% administration fee  
Category 1 and 2 Geo-professional pre-qualification
Application for Category 1 or 2 accreditation $1,019.00
Application for renewal - continuance at same level $612.00
Subdivision reserves, stormwater reserves and streetscape maintenance fee (in lieu of developer maintenance) Charges
(Tauranga City Council will determine which fee is appropriate for the development)
Type 7 Mowing - Grass Height 30mm-60mm $0.10 (10 cents)/m²/month
Type 8 Mowing - Grass Height 30mm-100mm $0.05 (5 cents)/m²/month
G2 Gardens $0.50 (50 cents)/m²/month
G3 Gardens $0.20 (20 cents)/m²/month
G4 Gardens $0.10 (10 Cents)/m²/month
H1 Hedges - below 600mm high $2.00 ($2.00 dollars)/LM/month
H2 Hedges - below 1800mm high $2.00 ($2.00 dollars)/LM/month
E1 Reveg - year 0-2 $0.30 (30 cents)/m²/month
E2 Reveg - year 2-4 $0.20 (20 cents)/m²/month
E3 Reveg - year 4-6 $0.05 (5 cents)/m²/month
E4 Reveg - over mature site $0.07 (7 cents)/m²/month
Tree Maintenance $77.00/tree/ year
Incomplete works and landscaping bonds (see infrastructure development code section QA7) Charges
Minimum bond amount is $5,000.00
Landscape maintenance bond Plus 25% for engineering supervision/
escalation, plus 15% GST allowance
Incomplete works bond Plus 25% for engineering supervision/
escalation, plus 15% GST allowance
Administration fee (non-refundable) $505.00
As-Built information received in paper form Charges
Base fee $205.00
Cost per allotment $108.00
Digital Conversion Fee - applied per allotment when a PDF of the as-built information is not provided with the electronic record as-builts $61.00
As-Built Information received in electronic form Charges
Base fee $205.00
Cost per allotment $67.00
Digital Conversion Fee - applied per allotment when a PDF of the as-built information is not provided with the electronic record as-builts $61.00
Note: the electronic version must comply with the Infrastructure Development Code (IDC)
As-Built Information received in paper form - 2 lot subdivision only Charges
Fixed fee $296.00
Incorrect As-Built Information
When as-built information provided to Council is found to contain incorrect service information (i.e. incorrect service connections, data, dimensions, co-ordinates, references, or does not match what is found or observed out in the field), then Council will charge the consultant responsible for the costs incurred in following up the incorrect information or co-ordinating the finding of incorrect as-built information. Actual cost with a minimum charge of one hour plus disbursements.
Thereafter on an
actual cost basis. 
Note: where incorrect as-built information is found by Council and the consultant concerned does not assist in rectifying the incorrect as-builts or finding the incorrectly shown service connections, then Council will no longer accept as-built information.

Last Reviewed: 30/07/2020
 

 
 

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