Contributions plans allow Council to levy contributions on development consents issued for land within Shoalhaven. These contributions assist the provision of community facilities or infrastructure to meet demand created by development.
Shoalhaven Contributions Plan 2010
The Shoalhaven Contributions Plan 2010 (new window) became effective on 23 March 2010. The Plan is website based (as amended) and contains a contributions calculator that allows the calculation of preliminary contribution estimates for different development types. The Plan also enables you to identify the specific contribution projects applicable to any property in the Shoalhaven Local Government Area. The Plan is also available to purchase on USB stick at Council Offices.
Shoalhaven Contributions Plan 1993
The Shoalhaven Contributions Plan 1993 was effective for the period between July 1993 to 22 March 2010. The original Plan and subsequent amendments to this plan can be viewed at the above link.
Shoalhaven Contributions Prior to July 1993
In some circumstances, contributions were charged prior to the commencement of Shoalhaven Contributions Plan 1993. These contributions are detailed in the development approval issued at this time.
Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPA's)
Council is prepared to enter a Voluntary Planning Agreement with other parties for the purpose of providing public infrastructure. Councils Policy on Voluntary Planning Agreements (PDF 162 kb) provides details. A list of Voluntary Planning Agreements that Council has entered can be viewed at s94 Planning Register link.
Council maintains a register of its planning documents, including Section 94 Contributions, Contricution Plans, Voluntary Planning Agreements and Planning Agreements.
The following planning documents can be searched in the register:
- S94: Section 94 Contributions Plan 1993, Contributions Plan 2010, Planning Agreements and amendments
Click on the link to see the list of documents of that type. In the registers some items can be selected from the list to view further information.