Development Contributions

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What is a Section 7.12 Development Contribution formerly known as Section 94A (S94A) contributions?

Developments that lead to an increase in the local population, visitation or traffic will usually be required to pay development contributions. These contributions are known as Section 7.12 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Council will invest the funds collected from development contributions to upgrade infrastructure, services, recreation and community facilities, to support the growth of developed areas.

Development Contributions

Council has two plans relating to development contributions.

Developer Contribution Plan (Fixed Levy - Section 7.12)

Leeton Shire Council adopted the Developer Contribution Plan (Fixed Levy - Section 7.12)(PDF, 366KB) on 1 June 2023.

The Plan applies to all development throughout Leeton Shire over $100,000.

Please read the Developer Contribution Plan (Fixed Levy - Section 7.12)(PDF, 366KB) and attach the relevant cost summary form to your Development Application.

2. Section 64 Peripheral Plan

The Leeton and Yanco Peripheral Area Contributions Plan(PDF, 417KB)  remains active in regard to Section 64 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Division 2 of Part 3 of the Water Supply Authorities Act 1997. 

More information required?

For more information, please contact Council’s Building, Planning and Health team on 02 6953 0911 or email