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Conveyancers and solicitors assisting clients in purchasing or selling real property should acquaint themselves with the new fees applicable for Land & Property Information (LPI) products and service, which took effect from 1 July 2015. Increases are reported as being in line with New South Wales Treasury’s forecast for inflation.

The following table lists previous and current fees for an indicative range of land title related products and services.

Services Current Fees from 1 July 2015
Dealings other than transfers (including $4.00 Assurance Fund Levy) $107.00 $109.50
Transfers (including $4.00 Assurance Fund Levy) $214.00 $219.00

 

Transfer including covenant (minimum) $321.00 $328.50

 

Transfer including easement (minimum) $321.00 $328.50

 

Old System lodgement (including Powers of Attorney) $103.00 $105.50

 

Water Access Licence (WAL) dealing lodgement $103.00 $105.50

 

Production Ticket (single dealing) $41.00 $42.00

 

Application for replacement Certificate of Title $214.00 $219.00

 

Application for replacement WAL Certificate of Title $210.00 $215.00

 

Document Copies – Over the counter $14.00 $14.00

 

Document Copies (excluding Deposited Plans and Strata Plans) – via LPI Online Shop at

http://shop.lpi.nsw.gov.au

$12.40** $12.70**
Copies of Deposited Plans and Strata Plans – via LPI Online Shop at http://shop.lpi.nsw.gov.au $13.25*** $13.55***

 

Owner/Lessee Name Search (up to 700 names) – Over the counter $14.00 $14.00

 

Official Search (minimum) $216.00 $220.00

 

Plan lodgement (Deposited Plans and Strata Plans, up to two lots, excluding common property in Strata Plans) $1,155.00 $1,183.00
Plan lodgement (Deposited Plans and Strata Plans, more than two lots, excluding common property in Strata Plans) $1,387.00 $1,421.00
Plan lodgement (Community Plans)

 

$1,852.00 $1,898.00
Plan lodgement – Additional examination (per quarter hour) $54.00 $55.00

 

Title issue (per lot) $138.00 $141.00
88B Instrument (per right created or released) $107.00 $109.50

 

Resumption Application – s.31A $220.00 $225.00

 

Primary Application – s.14 $1,387.00 $1,421.00

 

Management Statement $353.00 $361.00

 

Development Contract $231.00 $236.00

*Inclusive of GST

**GST included in delivery fee

***Inclusive of surveyor’s copyright fee and GST included in delivery fee.

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