Fees

Below are the fees and charges that may apply for a number of transactions.

Enclosure permits

Fee
Cost
Enclosure permit application $180.00
Enclosure permit alteration application (additional) $180.00
Enclosure permit alteration application (combination) $180.00
Enclosure permit notice of transfer application $68.00

Leases

Fee
Cost
Lease application
The application fee represents an advance towards processing costs. Following receipt and assessment of the application the following costs will also be payable where applicable:
  • site investigation
  • land assessment - advertising (newspaper and gazette)
  • assessment of natural resource management implications and Part 5 EPA Act requirements
  • survey/plan compilation
  • valuation
  • publication of notice of intention to lease
  • negotiation/re-processing draft lease document
$641.00
Minister’s consent to transfer application $221.00
Fee for inspection, where required in respect of the above application $416.00
Extension of term Western Lands lease application $209.00
Conversion of a term lease into a perpetual lease in the Western Division$625.00
For each additional lease in the application $21.00
Alteration of the purpose, conditions, covenants or provisions $180.00
Redetermination of rent of a lease application $274.00
Purchase of a purchasable lease in the Western Division  $474.00

Licences

Fee
Cost
General licence application $438.00
Domestic waterfront licence application $501.00
Short-term licence application $37.00
Licences notification of automatic transfer$68.00

Searches

Fee
Cost
Search (financial, tenure or combined financial/tenure)
$85.00
Search (native title)
Fee includes the first three hours. An additional $65.70 will be payable for each additional hour.
$274.00

Status search

A standard price is not available due to the varying nature and complexity of each parcel and the amount of Crown land or Crown roads included in a particular search request. Upon receipt of an application, an assessment will be made as to the cost and an estimate will be provided to the client. Also payment will be required before any status investigation is undertaken by the department.

Estimate

Roads

Fee
Cost
Crown road purchase application

The fee covers costs for the road status and tenure searches and consultation undertaken by the department and for advertising the proposal in a local newspaper and the status and search undertaken by the department. The application fee is not a deposit or an advance on the purchase of the road.

If the road purchase application is supported for sale, additional purchasing fees are payable at that time. See additional purchasing fees and costs in the Purchasing Crown roads fact sheet (PDF 61KB)

$650.75

Water boundary determination

Fee
Cost
Water boundary determination application (Mean high water mark) $275.00
Water boundary determination (Redefinition of mean high water mark) $850.00

General

Fee
Cost
Surrender of land or lease $281.00
Exemption from conditions application $180.00
Addition of land to a lease application $402.00
Remove restrictions on dealings applications$180.00
Waiver of Minister’s consent to a dealing$180.00
Consent to cultivate land in the Western Division application $594.00
Subdivision of a holding application $402.00
Granting of owner’s consent to lodge a development application $75.00