Fees Fees are payable with any application, unless proof of pensioner status is provided. At the same time annual funding for asset renewal is set to increase from $10.85 mi­llion to more than $19 million in 2014/2015. The rebate was included in the draft 2015-16 Blacktown Council budget, with 12,300 pensioners eligible for the discount. A further additional voluntary rebate to a maximum of $200 provided for eligible pensioner residents who have been ratepayers in the City for five full financial years. A proposal currently before Ryde council will allow those receiving JobKeeper or JobSeeker to apply for a one-off rate rebate of $400. Adopted 2020/21 forecast operating surplus of $2.5 million Fairfield City Council - No additional pensioner rebate. Blacktown NSW 2148 The catch is that these rebates aren’t widely promoted and you have to actually apply through a manual process, show proof of your pensioner status and be approved to reap the rewards. Blue Mountains: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; compassionate measures in place. Additional trees over 10 trees: $14.00 each. Counter Services 8.00 am - 4.30 pm and  "They should not be made to pay for Councils' weak financial position.". A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. See the latest information on our response to the coronavirus outbreak. A proposal must meet all of the relevant development standards nominated (eg: height limits, floor space ratio, distances to boundaries), and comply with the Building Code of Australia. Call Centre Services 8.00 am -5.30 pm  Fax: (02) 9831 1961 Join now, it’s free to become a member. However pensioners living in the City of Sydney will continue to actually receive an increase in their rebates. ABN: 18 153 831 768 General Housing Code: for construction of dwelling houses and ancillary development, including swimming pools, garages and fences. Applications will be received up until September 30 and applied to the November 2020 instalment. Combined with business and residential rate increases, the council’s rates revenue is forecast to increase from $128 million in 2013/14 to $134 million in 2014/15. You’ll get a discount on your bill if you’re eligible. The budget is yet to be endorsed by Council. Georges River had applied to the pricing and regulatory tribunal to increase rates by a total 10.6 per cent from July 1 to help cover its budget shortfall. Burwood: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship assistance policy in place; review of all fees and charges taking place. Cumberland: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship rate relief measures in place. "Eligible owner occupier pensioners already receive a $250 pensioner rebate that is mandatory under the Local Government Act. To help households reduce their organic waste, Cumberland Council has introduced a Compost Bin and Worm Farm Rebate Program, offering eligible members of the community a rebate of up to $50. View the documents at Blacktown Council, at the coun, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -, Haas sets scene for rematch with savage post-game sledge, Player Ratings: Blues jersey is Walker’s to keep, Hillsong pastor’s mistress: ‘I was a drug to him’, Oh what a lawsuit: ‘Dud’ Toyota claim triggers class action, Alan Jones: Democracy takes a dive in the US. Housing Alterations Code: for internal and external alterations and additions to existing dwelling houses. "Many pensioners are doing it hard financially and the rebate on their Rates given by Georges River Council has been helpful to them," Councillor Badalati says in his Notice of Motion. Council approval is not needed if your project meets specific development standards. 62 Flushcombe Road  Sorry we couldn't find a match for that, please try again. Blacktown residents are luckiest as the council will, on top of the mandatory rebate, double its voluntary rebate from $105 to $200. Blacktown City Council. Today we discovered that some people living in Sydney who are seniors or pensioners are actually getting some well deserved love from their council. The scrapping of the previous 50 per cent rebate policy is designed to save the council $1.3 million next financial year. In Brisbane the new council budget has been unveiled today and full pensioners even get a better deal. 2148. “The Labor councillors are simply playing politics and have no interest in providing good government to try and fix this mess up.”, ■ Estimated revenue (other than rates): $302 million, ■ The proposed budget will be exhibited for public comment from today until Tuesday, June 3■ View the documents at Blacktown Council, at the council’s five libraries or online at blacktown.nsw.gov.au. Blacktown. The other catch is the property you apply for must be your sole or primary residence – so no investment properties allowed! This additional rebate is provided in accordance with Section 582 of the Local Government Act 1993. Before preparing your application, read through our preparing an application page. The standards are grouped into individual codes. The proposal will go to a vote on June 23. "The inclusion of the non-budgeted voluntary pensioner rebate would result in Council's proposed 2020/21 operating deficit increasing to $4.4 million. After Hours Emergency: 1300 133 491 Adopted 2020/21 forecast operating surplus of $2.5 million, Fairfield City Council - No additional pensioner rebate. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Contempt charges dropped against three editors in Pell conviction reporting trial. Adopted 2020/21 forecast operating deficit of $6.2 million. Artists across Australia are invited to submit work for the prize, which culminates in an exhibition of the finalists’ work at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. PO Box 63, Blacktown NSW 2148, Phone: (02) 9839 6000 Waverley: Eligible pensioners can receive a rebate worth up to $300; hardship assistance available. And she entered to win a $10K trip for four people to Norfolk Island in 2021. $250 on ordinary council rates and charges for domestic waste management services $87.50 on annual water rates and charges (where the service is provided by council) $87.50 on annual sewerage rates and charges (where the service is provided by council). Your Council will determine your eligibility to receive a rebate of up to $250 on your rates account. 2148. There is also no increase budgeted for the mandated annual salary Award increase. Should you wish to lodge a Complying Development application with us, the CDC application form is available on the Building and Development application forms page. "They should not be made to pay for Councils' weak financial position." Development Application (DA) is a formal request for consent to carry out development on a property. Ku-ring-gai: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship assistance available. Mosman: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate while council also makes rebate available to Australian Service Veterans who don't qualify for the pensioner rebate; hardship assistance available. Adopted 2020/21 forecast operating surplus of $11.1 million Canterbury-Bankstown Council - Additional voluntary pensioner rebate of $40 per annum. Demolition Code: for demolition of various structures. The Blacktown City Art Prize is a much loved open-themed award and exhibition which celebrates its 25th year in 2020. Blacktown City Council's Bushland Officer travelled to the Central Coast to collect a little flea beetle (Agasicles hygrohphila) that consumes Alligator weed, a treacherous weed that clogs our waterways in the Blacktown LGA. For the 2019/20 current financial year pensioners are entitled to the $250 mandatory rebate and the voluntary $150 rebate. PO Box 63, Blacktown NSW 2148, Phone: (02) 9839 6000 North Sydney: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship assistance available. Blacktown: Eligible pensioners can receive a rebate worth up to $400; payment plans and interest-free periods available for those in hardship. What do you get and are there any special ones that make a big difference? Blacktown. COMMENT BELOW. But in a Notice of Motion to be submitted at next week's council meeting, Councillor Vince Badalait will call for the $150 supplementary Pensioner Rebate given by Georges River Council to remain. But they've agreed to defer any potential price hike by at least a year to consider other cost cutting measures. City of Sydney pensioners pay no rates at all while eligible pensioners in Blacktown can get up to $450, $300 in Campbelltown, $350 in Parramatta, $355 in Sutherland and $300 in Waverley. Pensioners are exempt from paying a fee for an application. "This operating deficit does not currently take into consideration the pending adverse financial impacts of COVID-19. The standards you must comply with for most exempt development works are in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (the State Policy). Paying your rates during COVID-19 pandemic We are aware of the major financial impact COVID-19 is placing on many of our residents, families and businesses. Voluntary Rebate. "Of this mandatory rebate, Council is required to pay 55 per cent (or $1 million)." Every ratepayer in Camden will be given a one-off $100 rate rebate as part of the council's $16.8 million Covid 19 support package and there will also be a freeze on domestic waste management charges. This rebate is funded 45% by Council and 55% by the State government. Commercial and Industrial (New Buildings and Additions) Code: for new industrial buildings and additions to commercial and industrial buildings. Eligible pensioners who own and occupy a rateable property may be entitled to a pensioner rebate. There are different types of development that determine whether a DA is needed. So today we want to know, do you get rebates from your local council in your area? 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Adopted 2020/21 forecast operating deficit of $6.2 million. 1:36. Since changes were made to the system in 2013, local councils now process all claims instead of the government, and criteria is met through a means-tested application process. You do not need planning or construction approval for many minor renovations and low-impact works (exempt development). Sutherland Shire Council - Additional voluntary pensioner rebate of $105 per annum, providing that the eligible pensioner has been a ratepayer for at least 3 consecutive years. Blacktown NSW 2148 Randwick: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship assistance available; final year of its special rate variation meaning residents pay 3 per cent extra on top of the 2.6 per cent rate peg. Inner West: Eligible pensioners receive a $250 rebate; hardship assistance available.