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Central Sydney contributions

Central Sydney contributions plan

Building projects in the city centre that are expected to exceed $200,000 in development costs must make cash contributions to the City amounting to 1% of the expected total development costs before a construction certificate or complying development certificate can be released.

Information applicants need to provide

For developments expected to cost between $150,000 and $3 million a City Cost Summary Report needs to be completed and submitted, which can be downloaded below.

When the expected cost will exceed $3 million a City Registered Quantity Surveyor's Detailed Cost Report must be completed and submitted, which can be downloaded below.

The reports submitted must then be verified by the City in writing.

Development cost inclusions and exclusions

Items to include or exclude in the development cost are described in section 2.3(a) on pages 6 and 7 of the plan, which can be downloaded below.

Last updated: Thursday, 6 February 2014