Population factors and rate pegs for all councils 2022-23.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is responsible for setting the rate peg each year. For 2013/14, we have set the rate peg at 3.4%.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has set the Rate Peg for 2014/15 at 2.3%. The rate peg determines the maximum allowable percentage increase in general income (mainly rates income) for most local councils in NSW.
This Information Paper that includes information on IPART’s rate peg methodology and the rate peg for each council for 2022-23.
Information Paper - 2012-13 Rate Peg - December 2011
The NSW Government has asked IPART to perform the role of the Expert Advisory Panel to assess how council proposals meet the Fit for the Future criteria.
This Information Paper sets out our research into the impact of population growth on council costs and revenues. This information informed our draft recommendation.
The results of our public survey regarding our draft decisions on prices Central Coast Council can charge for water, wastewater and stormwater services.
This Information Paper provides guidance to councils about IPART's approach to assessing the criteria for community consultation, and how to consult with their communities about proposed special variation and minimum rate increases.
This paper sets out IPART’s recommended approach for councils to select a discount rate when using an NPV model to calculate development contributions.
Under the new planning reforms developed by the New South Wales Government, councils will be able to levy developers Local Infrastructure Contributions (LICs) to meet the efficient cost of providing ‘essential infrastructure’.
This paper sets out IPART’s recommended approach for councils to select a discount rate when using a present value model to calculate development contributions.
Information paper prepared as part of IPART's review of the regulatory framework for setting of rates and charges for Local Government services in NSW.
This Technical Paper outlines IPART’s recommended approach to calculating the discount rate and other aspects of modelling development contributions using an Net Present Value (NPV) methodology. It supersedes the paper published in March 2015.
IPART has prepared an information paper to show the main drivers of costs in each of the 5 contributions plans that we completed in October 2011 and September 2012.