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Amendments to Council's Adopted Fees and Charges 2015/16

At its Extraordinary Meeting held on 25 June 2015, Council resolved to place on public exhibition proposed changes to its adopted Fees and Charges for 2015/16, as follows:

Sandhills Childcare Centre

Increase the Long Day Care Children < 3 yrs per day from $95.00 to $96.00 (2014/2015 fee was $90.00 per day) and increase the Long Day Care Children 3-5yrs per day fee from $90.00 to $91.00.

Environmental Health

  1. Remove “Review of Determination pursuant to Section 100” details from under Section 68 heading and create a new row for this information.
  2. Amend “Inspection of temporary food businesses at markets, events and festivals” to include a single fee, as follows “$150/hour/officer to be applied to event operators” and remove all references to other classes of events under this heading.
  3. Amend the wording “Market Stall Holder” to “Temporary Food Business Operation”.
  4. Amend the “Market Stall Holders Approval” application fee for one year to a single fee of $150 and remove all other categories.
  5. Amend the “Market Stall Holders Approval” application fee for three years to a single fee of $350 and remove all other categories.
  6. Amend the annual fee for “On-site Sewage Management System Approval to Operate – per Equivalent Tenement/ or system” from $42.50 to $45.00.
  7. Add note to “Food business administration charge” which reads “one hour inspection charge to be levied at the same time as the invoicing of this administration charge”.

Mullumbimby Civic Hall

1.  The "Stand" rate should be $370 not $70.
2.  Amend wording to read "Half-day" rather than "Session" in four locations.
3.  Amend "Hourly" to read "Hourly (min 2 hours, max 4 hours)", in three locations.
4.  Add note to Page 10 to read "Permanent/Regular bookings discounted on application" or similar.

Tapping Water Mains

Tapping a water main with a main size of 50mm and above to be amended from “as quoted” to “$1,725.00”. 

Market Licence Fees

The proposed market licence fees to be as follows:

  0 to 50 stalls    x number of market days    $120.00

51 to 100 stalls   x number of market days    $180.00

101 to 150 stalls x number of market days    $240.00

151 to 200 stalls x number of market days    $300.00

201 to 250 stalls x number of market days    $360.00

251 to 300 stalls x number of market days    $420.00

301+ stalls         x number of market days    $480.00

The proposed amendments are on exhibition for a period of 28 days and are available at Council's administration centre, community access points around the Shire or on Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition

Enquiries:  James Brickley 02 6626 7090

Submissions close: 
Wednesday 12 August 2015 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Draft Development Control Plan (DCP) 2014 - Chapter D2

The draft DCP 2014 Chapter D2 – Residential Accommodation and Ancillary Development in Rural Zones, will be on public exhibition for a period of 6 weeks.  Submissions may be lodged from 16 July 2015 to 27 August 2015.  The draft DCP will be available for inspection at Council's administration centre, community access points at Bangalow Post Office, Byron and Mullumbimby libraries. 

The proposed amendments to the DCP address location and design issues raised by detached dual occupancies and secondary dwellings in the RU1 and RU2 zones.  Proposed amendments are highlighted in yellow in Sections D2.1 and D2.5 of Chapter D2.  

Further information regarding dual occupancies and secondary dwellings can be found in Byron LEP 2014.

Enquiries:  Julie Francombe 02 6626 7118

Submissions close: 
Thursday 27 August 2015 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

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