Development services pricing for 2017-18

Application Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)

Staged Connection (MCU) – Property Service Connection

per application $550.00

Staged Connection or Other Connection (RAL) - up to 10 lots

per stage $550.00

Staged Connection or Other Connection (RAL) - 11 to 50 lots

per stage $1,270.00

Staged Connection and/or Other Connection (RAL) - above 50 lots

per stage $1,950.00
Application Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)

Other Connection (with Network Works) – Property Service Connection

per application $1,650.00

Other Connection (with Network Works) – up to 10 lots

per stage $1,650.00

Other Connection (with Network Works) – 11 to 50 lots (per stage)

per stage $2,200.00

Other Connection (with Network Works) – above 50 lots (per stage)

per stage $2,750.00
Application Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)

Staged Connection (MCU) with Network Works – Property Service Connection

per application $2,200.00

Staged Connection and Other Connection with Network Works - up to 10 lots

per stage $2,200.00

Staged Connection and/or Other Connection with Network Works (RAL) - 11 to 50 lots (per stage)

per stage $3,500.00

Staged Connection and Other Connection with Network Works (RAL) - above 50 lots (per stage)

per stage $4,700.00
Application Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Technical Report Review Fee (per aspect) per report $1,100.00
Change to an Approval or Request to Change up to 5 Conditions per application $550.00
Inspection Fee (Pre-Start/On and Off Maintenance) per inspection $390.00
Re-Inspection Fee (Pre-Start/On and Off Maintenance) per inspection $550.00
Building Over or Adjacent to Sewer per application $660.00
Sewage Pump Station Assessment Fee per pump station $6,600.00
Infrastructure Agreement (PSP to AIC) per agreement $850.00*
Infrastructure Agreement (standard agreement) per agreement $8,000.00*
Infrastructure Agreement (non standard) per agreement POA*
Provisional/Certificate of Completion – Management Subdivision (confirmation of no outstanding rates) per application $55.00
Provisional/Certificate of Completion per application $550.00
Provisional/Certificate of Completion (with Unitywater Easements) per application $660.00
Fast Track Fee** per application $2,500.00

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.

** This Fast Track Fee is in addition to normal development application fees. The fee is for a 5 day turnaround for applications.  If Unitywater is unable to meet this timeframe, the Fast Track Fee will be refunded.

Water services

Description Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Water Meter Relocation Fee (less than 1 m) per meter $337.00
Water Meter Relocation Fee (more than 1 m) per meter $903.00
Raise or Lower Water Meter Box (below ground meter installations only) per meter $138.00
Fee to Convert an Above Ground 20mm/25mm Meter to a Below Ground Meter of the Same Size per meter $388.00
Excavating and Locating Existing Connection by Unitywater Services on Site each $505.00
Installation of Lockable Ball Valve for Water Meter per meter $128.00*

Water Supply - Standard New Metered Service Connection - 20mm

(Note: for Non-Standard Connections refer to Price on Application Water and Sewerage Services)

per connection $1,112.00
Connection Fee for 20mm diameter Water Service Pipe Only per connection $592.00
Upgrade Existing 12mm to 20mm Service per upgrade $908.00

Water Supply - Standard New Metered Service Connection - 25mm

(Note: for Non-Standard Connections refer to Price on Application Water and Sewerage Services)

per connection $2,040.00
Administration Charge for Fees Refund - Water Connections per refund $77.00
Domestic Water Meter Replacement, Calibration and Strip Meters (refundable if meter faulty) per meter $378.00
Water Meter Charge Applying to Community Titled Properties (excluding installation) per unit - price per hour for on-site inspection including those required by 3rd party per hour $138.00
Pressure and Flow Inspection Test per inspection $138.00
Recycled Water Cross Connection Inspection per inspection $138.00
Water Service Disconnection - Up to 25mm per meter $408.00
Late Return Fee - Backflow Certificate per month (or part thereof) $82.00*
Water lost through damaged infrastructure per kilolitre $4.150

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.

Sewerage services

Description Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Clearing Blocked Drains (Normal Hours) - 2 hours minimum per hour $179.00*
Clearing Blocked Drains (After Hours) - 4 hours minimum per hour $245.00*
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Survey of Sewer Length Related to Construction Adjacent to Sewer per application $587.00
Special Sewerage Connection Fee - Godwin Beach, Beachmere Road Industrial Area and Donnybrook per connection $546.00
Water Supply Restrictor (includes application and removal) per instance $184.00
Sewerage Usage Review Residential per application $230.00
Sewerage Usage Review Non Residential/Network per application $337.00

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.

Water and Sewerage services

Description Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Location of a Water Meter or Locate and Mark Existing Junction (Sewerage) each $87.00
Water and Sewer Services Search (Unimproved Land) per application $67.00
Water and Sewer Services Search (Developed Land) per application $133.00

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.

Water services

Description Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Connection Fee for Duplex and Subdivisions Metered Service Connection up to 25mm per connection Price on application
Connection Fee for Greater than 25mm Water Service and Meter per connection Price on application
Connection Fee for Fire Services per connection Price on application
Install Water Meter Underground per meter Price on application
Raise/Lower Fire Hydrant per hydrant Price on application
Fee for Repair of Hydrant Damage per hydrant Price on application
Water Main Construct/Replace/Connect/Relocate per application Price on application
Water Services Other Upgrade/Relocate per service Price on application
Water Service Disconnection - Larger than 25mm per meter Price on application

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.

Sewerage services

Description Unit 2017-18 price
($ excl GST)
Installation of New Sewerage Network Connection per connection Price on application
Raising/Lowering of Sewer Manholes on Private Property per manhole Price on application
Relocate Existing Sewer House Connection per connection Price on application
Shorten Existing Sewer House Connection per connection Price on application
Upgrade Sewer House Connection per connection Price on application
Relocate Sewer Access Chamber per application Price on application
Sewer Main Construction/Replacement per application Price on application
Sewer Services Other Upgrade/Relocate per application Price on application
Sewerage Disconnection per application Price on application

* GST is applicable to this fee when charged.


Please Note:

  1. Fees relating to applications made under the South East Queensland Water (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) Act are to be paid to Unitywater.
  2. Fees relating to applications made under the Sustainable Planning Act are to be paid to the relevant Local Government.
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