Current Section 94 Plans


 

A development contributions plan is a public document which displays the council’s policy for the assessment, collection, expenditure and administration of contributions. It provides the legal mechanism by which councils may impose a condition of development consent requiring a monetary contribution, dedication of land or both pursuant to section 94.

The following Section 94 Contribution Plans currently apply in the Maitland Local Government Area:  

  • Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan2016

     

    The Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan came into effect on 21 April 2016 and applies to all land within the Maitland Local Government Area.

     

    Contributions are levied on a city wide basis for development that may generate a demand for new district or city wide public services and amenities, or the augmentation of existing facilities.

    In accordance with this plan, contributions under s94 will be sought for the following types of development:

     

  • Subdivision of land (urban, rural and rural residential)

  • Medium density housing 

  • Expansion or redevelopment of existing residential development (infill development) that includes either subdivision or additional housing stock (eg dual occupancies)

 

  • Thornton North Section 94 Contributions Plan 2008

     

    The Thornton North Section 94 Contributions Plan came into effect on 3rd March 2008 and applies to all land within the Thornton North Urban Release Area. The plan details new and/or augmented infrastructure and services that will be required as a result of new development in the Thornton North urban release area. These facilities include:

     

  • Road and Traffic Facilities;

  • Community Facilities;

  • Recreation and Open Space Facilities;

  • Cycleways;

     

    In accordance with the Plan, contributions under s94 will be sought for the following types of development:

     

  • Subdivision of land (urban, rural and rural residential)

  • Medium density housing

  • Expansion or redevelopment of existing residential development (infill development) that includes either subdivision or additional housing stock (eg dual occupancies)

 

In addition to infrastructure, services and facilities specific to the Thornton North release area, development within the Thornton North release area is subject to Council’s City Wide Section 94 Plan 2016 which applies to all future development in the LGA.    Accordingly, this Plan operates in conjunction with the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016 and development within the Thornton North release area will be subject to the provisions of both Plans.  Details of those city wide facilities which are to be levied under the Thornton North Section 94 Plan are outlined in the contribution summary on Page 3 of the Thornton North s94 Plan and in the work schedules attached to the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016.





  • Lochinvar Section 94 Contributions Plan 2014

     

    The Lochinvar Section 94 Contributions Plan came into effect on 10 September 2014 and applies to all land within the Lochinvar Urban Release Area. The plan details new and/or augmented infrastructure and services that will be required as a result of new development in the Lochinvar urban release area. These facilities include:

     

  • Road and Traffic Facilities

  • Community Facilities

  • Recreation and Open Space Facilities

  • Cycleways/shared paths

  • Stormwater Management Facilities

     

    In accordance with the Plan, contributions under s94 will be sought for the following types of development:

     

  • Subdivision of land (urban, rural and rural residential)

  • Medium density housing

  • Expansion or redevelopment of existing residential development (infill development) that includes either subdivision or additional housing stock (eg dual occupancies)

 

In addition to infrastructure, services and facilities specific to the Lochinvar release area, development within the Lochinvar release area is subject to Council’s City Wide Section 94 Plan 2016 which applies to all future development in the LGA.    Accordingly, this Plan operates in conjunction with the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016 and development within the Lochinvar release area will be subject to the provisions of both Plans.  Details of those city wide facilities which are to be levied under the Lochinvar Section 94 Plan are outlined in the contribution summary on Page 6 of the Lochinvar s94 Plan and in the work schedules attached to the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016.





  • Farley Section 94 Contributions Plan 2015

     

    The Farley Section 94 Contributions Plan came into effect on 13 October 2015 and applies to all land within the Farley Urban Release Area. The plan details new and/or augmented infrastructure and services that will be required as a result of new development in the Farley urban release area. These facilities include:

     

  • Road and Traffic Facilities

  • Community Facilities

  • Recreation and Open Space Facilities

  • Cycleways/shared paths

     

    In accordance with the Plan, contributions under s94 will be sought for the following types of development:

     

  • Subdivision of land (urban, rural and rural residential)

  • Medium density housing

  • Expansion or redevelopment of existing residential development (infill development) that includes either subdivision or additional housing stock (eg dual occupancies)

 

In addition to infrastructure, services and facilities specific to the Farley release area, development within the Farley release area is subject to Council’s City Wide Section 94 Plan 2016 which applies to all future development in the LGA.    Accordingly, this Plan operates in conjunction with the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016 and development within the Farley release area will be subject to the provisions of both Plans.  Details of those city wide facilities which are to be levied under the Farley Section 94 Plan are outlined in the contribution summary on Page 6 of the Farley s94 Plan and in the work schedules attached to the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016.

 

  • Section 94A Levy Development Contributions Plan2013

     

    The Maitland Section 94A Levy Development Contributions Plan came into effect on 3rd July 2006 and was last amended on 26 June 2013. It applies to all land within the Maitland Local Government Area.  The plan authorises Council to require a developer to pay to the Council a levy of 0.5% of the proposed cost of carrying out the development where the cost of the development is between $100,000 and $200,000 and a levy of 1.0% of the proposed cost of carrying out the development where the cost of the development is greater than $200,000.  A Levy under s94A can only be imposed if Council has not imposed a levy under Section 94 on the development application.  These levies are in accordance with the Ministers Direction under S94E and are effective from 26 June 2013.

     

    In accordance with this plan, contributions will be sought for all applications for development consent and complying development certificates other than development;

     

  • For the purpose of a new dwelling or dwellings

  • For the purpose of alterations and additions to existing dwellings

  • Ordinarily incidental or ancillary to the use of a dwelling such as swimming pools, garages, sheds and tree applications.  

     

    Costs reports are required to be lodged with development applications that are subject to the Section 94A levy.  These reports should include details as shown on the following forms.