The newly published Economic Development Queensland Development Assessment Fees and Charges Schedule (PDF icon 594 KB) will apply to Priority Development Area (PDA) development application applications lodged from 1 July 2017.

The schedule sets out the fees and charges payable to EDQ for:

  • assessing a PDA development application for any of the following:
    • material change of use
    • reconfiguring a lot
    • operational work
    • building work
  • compliance assessment against a PDA development condition
  • sealing of a plan of subdivision
  • changing or withdrawing of a PDA development application
  • changing or cancelling a PDA development approval
  • extension of the currency period for a PDA development approval
  • seeking to temporarily or permanently close a road
  • considering a permit application for interfering with vegetation under a bylaw.

Part A of the schedule sets out the fees that are imposed to recover, in part, costs incurred by EDQ for processing and considering the application.

Part B of the schedule sets out the fees payable to EDQ to recover the costs of making and amending the relevant PDA development scheme.

The applicable assessment fee for a particular application is to be confirmed by an EDQ Development Assessment officer prior to payment.

Fees when a PDA is delegated to local government

Where responsibility for processing and considering a PDA development application has been delegated to a local government, the local government is responsible for setting the applicable fees. For information about the applicable fee, contact the relevant local government for the PDA.