Development servicing plans

Development Servicing Plan (DSP) for Bulk Water Supply 2016

Rous County Council's DSP for Bulk Water Supply 2016 covers water supply developer charges for the provision of water supply services.

The DSP for Bulk Water applies to the whole area serviced by the Rous County Council bulk water supply scheme in the local government areas of:

  • Ballina Shire Council, excluding Wardell;
  • Byron Shire Council, excluding Mullumbimby;
  • Lismore City Council, excluding Nimbin; and
  • Richmond Valley Council, excluding Casino and all land west of Coraki.

The document has been prepared in accordance with the Developer Charges Guidelines for Water Supply, Sewerage and Stormwater (December 2002) issued by Department of Water and Energy pursuant to section 306(3) of the Water Management Act 2000.

For a copy of the DSP please click here.

Development Servicing Plan (DSP) for Retail Water Supply Services 2009 (revoked)

The DSP for Retail Water Supply Services 2009 has been revoked effective 30 June 2016.  Future development costs within the Rous County Council retail supply system are to be managed by agreement on 'price on application' on a case-by-case basis.