Biosecurity Fee Schedule

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Biosecurity Fee Schedule

When implementing the Regional Pest Management Plan, Council has the ability to recover costs in accordance with section 135 of the Biosecurity Act 1993.

To make it clear in what instances fees are charged to recover costs, a Biosecurity Fee Schedule has been put in place and is reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Current Fee Schedule

Last reviewed: 12 Dec 2019

Biosecurity Activity

Proposed Fee (incl. GST)

Notice of Direction - section 122(1) or s122(2).

Direction considered necessary

No charge

Notice of Direction - section 122(1) or s122(2).

Direction considered necessary AND there is a history of non-compliance*.

*The notice of Direction is the third such issued to the occupier or person in the previous five year period, in relation to any RPMP pest.

$179.00

Notice of Intention to Work on Default Failed to comply with Notice of Direction 122(1) or 122(2) and Default work is able to be carried out by Council.

$179.00

Inspection fee

For inspections after a chargeable Notice of Direction or after a Notice of Intention to Act on Default.

$117.00 per hour