Council adopt the Schedule of Fees and Charges within the Annual Budget and are effective from 1 July each year.

The Schedule covers all fees and charges that the Shire of Westonia charges users or applicants for e.g. facility bookings, building applications, planning and development applications, animal registrations etc.

Statutory fees that are imposed by other government agencies are subject to change without warning.

Governance

GENERAL
Instalment Administration Fee (per instalment) $12.00
Recovery of Dishonour Fees - Direct Debit  At Cost 
Recovery of Dishonour Fees - Cheques  At Cost 
Rate Enquiry Fees - Property Information Reports $88.00
Document / Building Plan Search Fee $77.00
Rate Book - full print out $150.00
Subscription to monthly agenda - per annum $275.00
Single monthly agenda $30.00
Subscription to monthly minutes - per annum $275.00
Single monthly minutes $30.00
Annual Report $30.00
Annual Financial Statements $30.00
Council Annual Budget $35.00
Electoral Rolls $130.00
Freedom of Information - Application $30.00
Freedom of Information - Administration / staff time $/hr $76.00
Freedom of Information - postage Cost Recovery plus 10%
Freedom of Information - photocopying per page $0.50
Hire of Council Chambers (hourly) Price on application and approved by CEO
PHOTOCOPYING
Shire Staff Administration Support $/hr $66.00
A4 1 side $0.25
A4 2 side $0.30
A3 1 side $0.35
A3 2 side $0.40
A4 1 side Colour $1.00
A4 2 side Colour $1.50
A3 1 side Colour $2.00
A3 2 side Colour $3.00

Law, Order and Public Safety

FOOD ACT 2008 SECTION 110
Food business surveillance fee (High Risk Food Premises) $200.00
Food business surveillance fee (Medium Risk Food Premises) $150.00
Food business surveillance fee (Low Risk Food Premises) $100.00
Transfer of Food Business Registration $50.00
SANITATION
GENERAL
Domestic Refuse Charge 240lt - per annum* $180.00
Domestic Refuse Charge 240lt - (Additional Pick Up) per annum* $180.00
Domestic/Commercial Refuse Charge 240lt - (Recycling) per annum* $180.00
Domestic/Commercial Refuse Charge 240lt - (Additional Recycling) per annum* $180.00
Commercial Refuse Charge 240lt - per annum* $180.00
Commercial Refuse Charge 240lt - (Additional Pick Up) per annum* $180.00
LANDFILL SITE
Tyres  NOT ACCEPTED
Asbestos NOT ACCEPTED
Commercial Bulk Waste – unsorted/m³ - approval by CEO   $35.00
Commercial Bulk Waste – sorted/m³- approval by CEO   $30.00

Cemetery

BURIAL CHARGES
For Each Internment:
Burial Fee $550.00
Additional Fee Sat/Sun $55.00
Niche Wall: Interment
Single (no Reservation fee paid) $275.00
Plaque Single Cost + 15% + $75.00
Memorial Rose Garden Plaque  $20.00
   
MISCELLANEOUS  CHARGES
For sinking a grave beyond 2.15m for each additional 300mm $55.00

Swimming Areas

SWIMMING POOL
Private Swimming Pool Inspection $60.00
Admissions Adult Free
Admission Children (Attending School)/Seniors Free
Spectators Free

Westonia Recreation Complex

Complex (with Alcohol) $110.00
Complex (without Alcohol) $66.00
Kitchen only $33.00
Badminton/dance $11.00
Additional charge after 1am $22.00
Wanderers Stadium $88.00
Wanderers Stadium - Meetings (by negotiation with CEO) per hour Negotiation
Old Miners Hall $88.00
Marquee Hire (local) Bond of $500 $110.00
Marquee Hire (other) Bond of $500 $550.00
Chair (each) $0.22
Trestle (each) $2.20
GYMNASIUM
Gymnasium  Free

Economic Services

CARAVAN PARK
Caravan Site (powered) / night   20.00
Industrial Crews-per person / night   20.00
Caravan Site (powered) / week   119.00
Tent Site (unpowered) / night   15.00
Tent Site (unpowered) / week   91.00
"Old School" Overflow Caravan Site (powered) / week   100.00
Caravans left unattended /day   20.00
Caravans left unattended /week   140.00
Overflow area (powered) / night   10.00
Overflow area (unpowered) / night   5.00
 STANDPIPES
Boodarockin/George Rd Community 20mm 2.534
Warrachuppin/George Rd Community 20mm 2.534
M40/Boodarockin Rd Community 20mm 2.534
Walgoolan TS Commercial 50mm 8.353
Westonia TS Commercial 50mm 8.353
Carrabin TS Commercial 50mm 8.353
Cranleigh Commercial 40mm 8.353
McPharlin Rd Community 25mm 2.534
Warralakin East Community 20mm 8.353

PRIVATE WORKS - PLANT HIRE INCLUSIVE OF LABOUR - per hour charge (max. 8 hrs per day)

Graders per hr 198.00
Loader per hr 194.00
Telehandler per hr 130.00
Semi Side tipper/Water Tanker/ Drop Deck per hr 154.00
Road Train Side tipper per hr 215.00
Multi-tyre Roller per hr 120.00
Steel Drum Roller per hr 120.00
Tractor per hr 100.00
Tractor per hr Dry Hire 50.00
Mini Excavator per hr 110.00
Mini Excavator per hr Dry Hire 55.00
Utilities per hr 55.00
Light Truck per hr 66.00
New Tree Planter per day 55.00
Old Tree Planter per day 55.00
Small Equipment per day 33.00
Low Loader  Dry per day $180 + .10 per km other than Perth
Low Loader  Dry per day (Perth) $220
Community Bus Hire .75/km plus fuel
CommV Bus Hire .75/km plus fuel
Rabbit Baiter (no labour)                                                                                                                         20.00
Supervision                                                                                                                                                         110.00
Administration Charge 10%
Labour                                                                                                                                                                   65.00
Labour with penalty rates                                                                                                                                       as per award 1.5
Labour with penalty rates                                                                                                                                      as per award 2.0
MATERIAL CARTAGE & DELIVERY CHARGES (within town boundary)
Gravel / Yellow sand per cubic metre in ground Plus Delivery                                                                                                     $10.00
Mulch                                                                                                                                                                     Market Rates + 10%
Aggregate                                                                                                                                        Market Rates + 10%
* Denotes no GST applicable on these Fees & Charges

SCHEDULE OF STATUTORY FEES & CHARGES

LAW, ORDER & PUBLIC SAFETY - DOG FEES AND CHARGES (DOG ACT, 1976)
  *Sterilised Dog or Bitch Unsterilised Dog or Bitch
One Year Registration : 20.00 50.00
Three Year Registration : 42.50 120.00
Lifetime Registration: 100.00 250.00
Dogs for tending stock 1yr (no Pensioner discount) : 5.00 12.50
Dogs for tending stock 3yr (no Pensioner discount) : 10.60 30.00
Dangerous Dog Reg. 1yr (no Pensioner discount) : 50.00 50.00
All Pensioners receive a 50% discount off fees. Registrations after 31st May receive a 50% discount off the above fees.
*Must sight certificate signed by a registered vet, a statutory declaration or sight ear tattoo for sterilisation concession.
Unregistered Dog 200.00
Failure to Give Notice of New Owner 200.00
Keeping More than the Prescribed Number of Dogs 200.00
Breach of Kennel Establishment Licence 200.00
Dog in Public Place without Collar or Registration Tag 200.00
Owners Name and Address not on Collar 200.00
Dog not held by a Leash in Certain Public Places 200.00
Failure to Control Dog in Exercise Areas and Rural Areas 200.00
Greyhound not Muzzled 200.00
Dog in a Place without Consent 200.00
Failure to Submit Dog for Veterinary Examination 100.00
Dog causing a Nuisance 200.00
Failure to Produce Document Issued under the Act 200.00
Failure of Alleged Offender to give Name and Address Dangerous Dogs - As Per Dog Act Regulations 200.00
CAT FEES AND CHARGES (CAT REGULATIONS, 2012)  
If application is made after 31 May until the next 31 October 10.00
One Year Registration : 20.00
Three Year Registration: 42.50
Lifetime Registration: 100.00
Cat breeding (Breeding $/cat, male or female) : 200.00
All pensioners are entitled to a 50% discount off the registration fees.
BUILDING  CONTROL
BUILDING PERMITS
Of Declared Value:  
Class 1 or 10 - Uncertified 0.32% of Estimated Value not less than $97.70
Class 1 or 10 - Certified 0.19% of Estimated Value not less than $97.70
Class 2 to 9 - Certified Application 0.19% of Estimated Value not less than $97.70
Application to Amend a Building Permit (Uncertified) 0.32% of Estimated Value not less than $97.70
Application for Demolition Licence of Class 1 and 10 Buildings 97.70
Application for Demolition Licence of Class 2 and 9 Buildings 97.70
Request to provide Certificate of Construction Compliance   97.70 + Travel + GST
Request to provide Certificate of Building Compliance 0.38% of Estimated Value not less than $97.70
Application for Building approval certificate for unauthorised work   97.70