IPART has received 8 council applications for 2017-18 special rate variations. We will assess each application against Guidelines released by the Office of Local Government.
All applications are available to view on our website.
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and Ballina Shire Council were granted short extensions to complete technical requirements with their applications.
The following submission periods apply to special rate variations:
Bellingen, Byron, Inverell, Lockhart, Muswellbrook, Shoalhaven: 13 February – 13 March 2017
Port Macquarie-Hastings: 16 February - 16 March 2017
Ballina Shire Council: 20 February – 20 March 2017
Fact Sheet - Council applications for a special variation in 2017-18