Planning and Environment Court fees
From 1 July 2022 fees are stated in fee regulations as fee units and not in dollars.
As at 1 July 2023, the value of a fee unit for court fees is $1.060 (see s2 of the Acts Interpretation (Fee Unit) Regulation 2022 and s48B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1954). Please note the rounding rules that apply under s48C of the Acts Interpretation Act 1954.
To assist parties the fees applicable to the Planning and Environment Court are listed below at the relevant dollar ($) amount. These fees take into account the fee unit and any necessary rounding.
Filing a notice of appeal—
(a) if there is only 1 party initiating the appeal and the party is an individual, or if there is more than 1 party initiating the appeal and they are all individuals
Filing an originating application—Planning and Environment Court Rules 2010, rule 6—
(a) if there is only 1 applicant and the applicant is an individual, or if there is more than 1 applicant and all the applicants are individuals
Issuing a certificate on a final judgment, order, finding or decision
Filing a document (the first document), other than any subsequent document relating to the first document, for which no other fee is provided
Issuing a copy of a record of the court, a document or exhibit filed in the registry or reasons for judgment—
(a) first copy—each page
(b) maximum fee for first copy
(c) additional copy—each page
(d) maximum fee for additional copy
Opening or keeping open the registry after hours
Searching the record in an appeal or other proceeding—for each name or file
Attending a view—
(a) for each hour or part of an hour
(b) but not more than, for each day
Making an appointment for assessment of a costs statement
Assessing a costs statement—for each $100 or part of $100 allowed