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The Policy

To effectively manage various Development Contribution Schemes, including their appropriate use and management, there is a need for policy direction and guidance across City departments and the development industry.

Policy Purpose

The Development Contributions Policy details the various Development Contribution Schemes available to Council. It covers the decision-making principles that guide the funding of major shared infrastructure projects required to service new urban development.

The Policy aims to guide the development of fit for purpose Development Contribution Schemes that effectively manage the infrastructure needs of new and growing communities, while minimising the financial risks to the City and the broader community.

Policy Principles

The Policy principles underpin the City’s Development Contributions Schemes, creating fairness, ease of implementation, and ultimately their success. The five principles are:

Policy Objectives

The policy has 4 objectives which are:

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