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Development Contributions



What are development contributions plans?

Development Contribution Plans are prepared in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. The Plans authorise Council or an accredited certifier to impose conditions on development consents or complying development certificates requiring Section 7.11 (previously Sec 94) or Section 7.12 (previously Sec 94A) from development.

Contributions apply to all development applications, except for development exempt under the applicable Plan. Contributions help fund public infrastructure that is required as a direct or indirect result of development.

How are development contributions plans calculated?

Contributions for development are based on the development type as to whether Section 7.11 or Section 7.12 applies. Section 7.11 is calculated on lots/dwellings, Section 7.12 is calculated on the cost of development work, and for some commercial developments, the number of car parking spaces.

How will development contributions be spent?

Each Development Contributions Plan identifies public services and amenities where development contributions will be spent to meet the demands generated by development. Contributions are used to fund infrastructure projects that benefit the public, like roads, bridges, footpaths, community centres, parks and sportsgrounds.

When is payment of development contributions required?

Payment of development contributions for development applications is generally required prior to the release of the Construction Certificate for the development, however timing of payment will be stated on your consent. Complying Development Certificate contributions are required prior to works commencing.

Which contributions plan applies to my development?

The following development contributions plans have been adopted by Council:

This plan applies to the whole of the Campbelltown Local Government Area and aims to provide essential local infrastructure. Development Contributions are levied on certain development to help fund essential local public infrastructure, such as open space and recreational facilities, community facilities, key road and transport facilities. 

This plan applies to the area of Menangle Park. The purpose of this plan is to enable the levying of development contributions for public facilities and services as listed in the plan.

This plan applies to the Glenfield Road Urban Release Area. The contributions received from this Plan will provide for extensions to Seddon Park Hall, both active and passive open space (pedestrian/cycle links, parks, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball/netball court), road works, drainage, and administration costs.

This plan applies to the Campbelltown and Ingleburn business centres. It levies monetary contributions on certain development within these centres for the purpose of providing public car parking spaces within the centres.

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