Section 7.12 (previously 94A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 allows councils to impose, as a condition of consent, a requirement that the applicant pay a levy of the percentage of the proposed cost of carrying out the development. For Council to impose a condition under section 7.12, a contributions plan must be in place.

The Draft Plan currently on exhibition will amend the current Woollahra Section 7.12 Development Contributions Plan 2022 to include an updated works schedule. The Draft Plan applies to the whole Woollahra Local Government Area.

Have your say

Written submissions can be made between Wednesday 10 May 2023 and Friday 9 June 2023.

Visit to view the Draft Plan and have your say by completing the form at the bottom of the page.

Alternatively, visit Woollahra Council Customer Service area, 536 New South Head Road, Double Bay – 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday to view a hard copy of the draft plan. Submissions can be made in writing quoting reference SC7371 and provide your contact details such as an email address so we can keep you up to date on this matter. Submissions can be provided as a letter addressed to the General Manager at Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay NSW 1360 or as an email to

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