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Building Plan Approval

Plan Fee For Building Plan Submission

The fees payable for an application for approval of plans of building works under section 5/5A of the Act and for every item of modification or waiver under section 6(A) of the Act shall be as follow:


Buildings

1.  $300 for every 100m2 or part thereof of the first 2500m2, and $200 for every subsequent 100m2 or part thereof, of the statistical gross floor area of the building in respect of which the building works are to be carried out.

2.  In paragraph 1, “statistical gross floor area” means the aggregate of the floor areas of all the storeys, including basements, in all of the buildings in a development.


Buildings consisting of wharfs, etc.

3.  Where the building works relate to any wharf, jetty, sewage treatment plant, dry dock, tanks (other than water tanks on the roof), slip dock, pier, landing stage, bridge, underpass, tunnel, canal, retaining wall, swimming pool or other similar structure, $300 for every 100m2 or part thereof of the first 2500m2, and $200 for every subsequent 100m2 or part thereof, of the total area of the plan view of such structure.


Repairs, alterations or additions to buildings

4.  Except as provided in paragraph 5, where the building works consist of repairs, alterations and additions to an existing building, $200 for each storey of the building.

5.  Where the building works consist of repairs, alterations or additions to an existing non-residential building which involves the submission of structural plans, $400 for each storey of the building.

6.  Where the alterations and additions to an existing building involves increasing the floor area of the building, $300 for every 100m2 or part thereof of the first 2500m2, and $200 for every subsequent 100m2 or part thereof, of the increase in floor area, in addition to the fee specified in paragraph 4 or 5.


Departures from and deviations to approved plan of buildings

7.  Where the building works depart or deviate from the approved plans of the building works, $200 for each storey of a building in respect of which the departure or deviation is to be made.

8.  Where any departure or deviation results in an increase of the floor area of a building in respect of which the application is made, $300 for every 100m2 or part thereof of the first 2500m2, and $200 for every subsequent 100m2 or part thereof, in respect of which the departure or deviation is to be made, in addition to the fee specified in paragraph 7.


Application for modification or waiver

9.  Where an application has been made under section 6(A) of the Act for a modification or waiver, $100 for every item of modification or waiver.