Development and financial contributions policy

Find out what Development Contributions are and how they may apply to you.

The purpose of the Development and Financial Contributions Policy is to ensure that those people developing properties and who directly benefit pay their share of the growth related costs of that infrastructure.

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Development contributions are complex. If you need further help to understand the Policy or have a question you cannot answer, we are here to help. Please phone (03) 543 8400 or send an email to




What are development contributions?
How will I know if I need to pay a development contribution?
What if I disagree with the amount I am required to pay?
How much will I be charged?
What if I applied for my development before 1 July 2018?

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