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Vineyard Precinct S7.11 Contributions Plan

Council at its meeting held on 23 February 2021 resolved to adopt the Vineyard Precinct Section 7.11 Contributions Plan.

The Vineyard Precinct Section 7.11 Contributions Plan provides Council and other consent authorities with the legal means of requiring contributions from developments, and includes:

  • A schedule of Local Infrastructure comprising land, works and interest costs with a total value (in June quarter 2020 dollars) of $165.9 million
  • A schedule of contribution rates for various classes of development, and details on how those rates were calculated
  • Provisions enabling reasonable contributions to be imposed on development that is not identified in the specific development classes included in the plan
  • Various policies on how and when developers can settle their contributions obligations, including opportunities for developers to provide land and works ‘in kind’
  • Specific advice on the role of Accredited Certifiers in section 7.11 contributions
  • Various other matters related to the fair and transparent administration of section 7.11 contributions.

The Section 7.11 Contributions Plan for the Vineyard Precinct came into effect on 23 February 2021.

Vineyard Precinct Contributions Plan (pdf 961KB)

Section 7.12 (previously 94A) Contributions Plan 2015

Section 7.12 (previously 94A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 authorises a Consent Authority to grant consent to a proposed development subject to a condition requiring the applicant pay a levy of the percentage of the proposed cost of carrying out the development.

Money required to be paid by a condition imposed under Section 94A is to be applied towards the provision, extension or augmentation of local infrastructure (or towards recouping the cost of their provision, extension or augmentation).

Council’s Section 94A Contributions Plan 2015 sets out the following:

  • Location maps of the local infrastructure items supported by a works schedule setting out an estimate of their cost and staging
  • The relationship between the expected development in Hawkesbury City and the local infrastructure included in this Plan
  • The section 94A levy rates for the anticipated types of development in the area
  • The administrative and accounting arrangements applying to contributions that are required by this Plan

The Section 94A Contributions Plan 2015 came into effect on 17 December 2015.

Section 7.12 (previously 94A) Contributions Plan 2015

Ministerial Direction - 10 November 2006 (Repealed)

Ministerial Direction - 14 September 2007 (Repealed)

Ministerial Direction - 14 October 2016

Section 7.11 (previously S94) Contributions Plan 2015

New development generates additional demand for open space, recreational facilities, community facilities, road works and the like.

Section 7.11 (previously S94) of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 permits Councils to require persons developing land to pay monetary contributions and/or dedicate land to meet the increased demand for public services and amenities generated by development.

The Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015 came into effect on 4 June 2015.

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015 - Appendix A

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015 - Appendices B and C

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015 - Contributions from 27 January 2021

Section 7.11 (previously S94) Contributions Plan 2008 (Repealed 4 June 2015)
New development generates additional demand for open space, recreational facilities, community facilities, road works and the like.

Section 7.11 (previously S94) of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 permits Councils to require persons developing land to pay monetary contributions and/or dedicate land to meet the increased demand for public services and amenities generated by development.

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2008

Section 94 Contributions Plan 2008 - Contributions from 27 January 2021

Section 64 Contribution Plan - Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town - Contribution Area 1, November 2015

This plan applies to land located between Johnston Street and Hall Street, Pitt Town. This plan identifies and estimates the cost of stormwater infrastructure, land to be acquired, and easements to be created and determines associated development contributions to be levied pursuant to Section 64 of the Local Government Act 1993.

This plan came into effect on 3 March 2016.

Section 64 Contribution Plan - Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town - Contribution Area 2, June 2016

This plan applies to land generally within the vicinity of Hall Street and Hawkesbury Street, Pitt Town.  This plan identifies and estimates the cost of stormwater infrastructure and land to be acquired and determines associated development contributions to be levied pursuant to Section 64 of the Local Government Act 1993.

This plan came into effect on 18 August 2016.

Section 64 Contribution Plan - Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town - Contribution Area 2, June 2016

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