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Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution (Version No. 4) October 2012
On 6 June 2011 the Queensland State Government introduced an amendment to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009, for the purpose of setting maximum standard infrastructure charges for local governments throughout Queensland. This was achieved with the establishment of the State Planning Regulatory Provision (adopted charges) on 30 June 2011.
Council established an ‘Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution’ that allows Council to levy charges on developers, to recoup the cost of infrastructure to service new developments provided the charge is no greater than the maximum charge set by the Queensland State Government.
On 11 December 2012, Council made ‘Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution (Version No. 4), October 2012 which supersedes Version No.3. Essentially Version No.4 has improved guidance on Council policies ranging from:
The ‘Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution (Version No.4), October 2012 is effective from 16 January 2013.
Infrastructure charges imposed prior to the commencement of the State Planning Regulatory Provision (adopted charges) will remain valid and binding.