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                                                                                                       TOWNSVILLE CITY COUNCIL
                                                                                                       ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
                                                                                                              103 WALKER STREET

                                                                                                        PO BOX 1268, TOWNSVILLE
PROPERTY SEARCHES >>                                                                                             QUEENSLAND 4810

                                                                                                      TELEPHONE >> 07 4727 9000
                                                                                                        FACSIMILE >> 07 4727 9050

                                                                                           Email >> enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au
GENERAL PROCEDURES >>                                             Website >> http://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/services/online/property




FEES AND CHARGES AS OF 1 July 2009 >>


Standard Property Search (emailed out if email address is supplied)>> .... $136.00
(5 full working days)>>

Standard Property Search with faxing fee >> ............................................... $147.00
(5 full working days)

Priority Property Search (2 full working days)>> ......................................... $272.00

>> The prescribed fee must be submitted with each request for information, unless
   you have an account with Council (refer to Sundry Debtors Officer >> Telephone
   4773 8773).
>> The request will not be processed until the prescribed fee has been paid.

A PROPERTY SEARCH INCLUDES (Including ‘Standard’ and ‘Priority’
Searches)>>

Any relevant information as may be recorded on various Departmental files:

Geospatial Solutions >>            Flood Report, Storm Tide Report, All Services Plan
                                   (Locational only)
Notice of Rate Search >>           Financial Information, Ownership & Valuation Details
Planning & Development >>          Zoning, Landslide Hazard Zoning, Heritage Listings
Water and Waste Water >>           Trade Waste Information
Health Services >>                 Premises Registration, Vacant Land, Overgrown
                                   Allotments




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HOW TO APPLY FOR A ‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH >>

All requests must be submitted in writing (by post, e-mail, fax, or hand-delivered) or
lodged online through TOPS.

TOPS >>               http://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/services/online/property

E-MAIL >>             enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

FACSIMILE >>          07 4727 9050 (original copy not required if on account)

POST >>               Property Search Officer
                      Spatial Services
                      Geospatial Solutions
                      Townsville City Council
                      PO Box 1268
                      Townsville QLD 4810

TOPS >>

Townsville Online Products & Services (TOPS) is Townsville City Council's system for
submitting and paying for property searches online. You no longer have to obtain,
complete and deliver paper forms to Council, and then pay for the searches separately.

If you are a new and/or an occasional user of TOPS, you can register your details and
submit an application immediately, paying by credit card. If you are a frequent user, you
may apply to become a TOPS account holder with Council or simply use your credit
card. You can obtain Credit Reference forms by phoning Sundry Debtors on 07 4773
8773. Council endeavours to bill account holders on a regular weekly basis.

The property search reports will be returned to you within the times specified in the
‘View Details,” located under each search option. You can choose to have the report
emailed, posted or faxed to you or you can come and pick it up, however we
recommend you choose to have the report emailed to you for the fastest delivery.
Faxing will incur additional charges.




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HAND DELIVERY FOR ‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH APPLICATIONS >>

To help us provide an ongoing efficient service, all hand delivered requests for property
searches must be delivered to the Main Customer Service Centre at Thuringowa Drive
or Customer Service Centre Walker Street.

‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH PROCESSING TIME >>

>> A five (5) full working day completion time applies after the date of lodgement.
>> Searches should be lodged by hand delivery, email, fax, posted or lodged online
   using TOPS.
>> Applications must be paid in full prior to commencement, and cannot be cancelled
   once processing has commenced.
>> Our aim is to provide quality customer service to our clients. Every endeavour is
   made to supply property information by the time requested.
>> COUNCIL DOES NOT ACKNOWLEDGE ‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH
   APPLICATIONS MARKED URGENT and Council will not give any undertaking nor
   accept any responsibility to supply information as a matter of urgency, unless
   ‘Priority’ Property Search Application has been submitted.




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HOW TO APPLY FOR A ‘PRIORITY’ PROPERTY SEARCH>>

All requests must be submitted in writing (by post, e-mail, fax, or hand-delivered) or
lodged online through TOPS.

TOPS >>               http://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/services/online/property

E-MAIL >>             enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au

FACSIMILE >>          07 4727 9050 (original copy not required if on account)

POST >>               Property Search Officer
                      Spatial Services
                      Geospatial Solutions
                      Townsville City Council
                      PO Box 1268
                      Townsville QLD 4810

TELEPHONE >>          07 4727 9000

TOPS >>

Townsville Online Products & Services (TOPS) is Townsville City Council's system for
submitting and paying for property searches online. You no longer have to obtain,
complete and deliver paper forms to Council, and then pay for the searches separately.

If you are a new and/or an occasional user of TOPS, you can register your details and
submit an application immediately, paying by credit card. If you are a frequent user, you
may apply to become a TOPS account holder with Council or simply use your credit
card. You can obtain Credit Reference forms by phoning Sundry Debtors on 07 4773
8773. Council endeavours to bill account holders on a regular weekly basis.

The property search reports will be returned to you within the times specified in the
‘View Details,” located under each search option. You can choose to have the report
emailed, posted or faxed to you or you can come and pick it up, however we
recommend you choose to have the report emailed to you for the fastest delivery.
Faxing will incur additional charges.

All requests must be submitted in writing by lodging online through TOPS, email or by
fax and paid for using credit card or account facilities.




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‘PRIORITY’ PROPERTY SEARCH PROCESSING TIME >>

>> A two (2) full working day completion time applies after the date of lodgement.
>> Searches should be lodged by hand delivery, email, fax, posted or lodged online
   using TOPS.
>> Applications must be paid in full prior to commencement, and cannot be cancelled
   once processing has commenced.
>> Our aim is to provide quality customer service to our clients. Every endeavour is
   made to supply property information by the time requested.
>> COUNCIL DOES NOT ACKNOWLEDGE ‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH
   APPLICATIONS MARKED URGENT and Council will not give any undertaking nor
   accept any responsibility to supply information as a matter of urgency, unless
   ‘Priority’ Property Search Application has been submitted.




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ADDITIONAL SEARCHES AVAILABLE >>

LIMITED PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE >>                                 $158.00
Available in 5 working days. Can be ordered with a Property Search and will be sent
under separate cover by Planning Services. If Customer has queries refer to Planning
Services – Planning Assessment Unit >> Telephone 07 4727 9479.

STANDARD PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE >>                                $644.00
Available in 10 working days. Can be ordered with a Property Search and will be sent
under separate cover by Planning Services. If Customer has queries refer to Planning
Services – Planning Assessment Unit >> Telephone 07 4727 9479.

FULL PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE >>                                  $2,200.00
Available in 30 working days. Can be ordered with a Property Search and will be sent
under separate cover by Planning Services. If Customer has queries refer to Planning
Services – Planning Assessment Unit >> Telephone 07 4727 9479.

PLUMBING INSPECTION >> Property Inspections and Reports
a. Single Dwelling                                                                     $345.00*
b. Multiple Dwellings (Units)
   i. First Unit                                                                       $345.00*
   ii. For each additional unit add                                                    $120.00*
c. Commercial
   i. Minimum Fee for first 2 hours                                                    $345.00*
   ii. For each hour after 2 hours                                                     $120.00*

d. Plumbing Records search (Rates)                                                     $120.00*




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ADDITIONAL SEARCHES AVAILABLE >> continued
WATER METER READING >>                                                        $90.00
Notes to Special Meter Reading Charge >>
This charge includes up to two meters on one property, readings for three or more
meters are on a quotation basis.

An administration charge applies when a reading is attempted for a property
which has no meter.                                                     $ 30.00

For further information please contact Water and Waste Water >> Telephone 07 4727
8763 or 07 4727 8639 >> Fax 07 4727 8927.


OWNERSHIP SEARCH >> excludes financial information
Ownership and Postal Address and / or Real Property Description.
If paid by cash ..................................................................................................... $14.00
Turnaround time is 2 Full Working Days. For any queries refer to Customer Service
Centre >> Telephone 07 4727 9000

NOTICE OF RATE SEARCH >> financial information ...................................... $30.00
Turnaround time is 2 Full Working Days. For any queries refer to Customer Service
Centre >> Telephone 07 4727 9000



CERTIFICATE OF FITNESS >> ......................................................................... $309.00
Lodging and Boarding Houses / Motel
For any queries refer to Health Services >> Telephone 07 4727 9000

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE >>……………………………………………… $304.00
Food Premises / Personal Appearance Services / Flammable & Combustible
For any queries refer to Health Services >> Telephone 07 4727 9000

CERTIFICATE OF FITNESS >>
Flats ………………………………………………………...................................$39.00/flats
                                                                   max $138.00
For any queries refer to Health Services >> Telephone 07 4727 9000

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE >>……………………………………………… $225.00
Non Private Swimming Pool
For any queries refer to Health Services >> Telephone 07 4727 9000




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PROPERTY SEARCH APPLICATION FORM >>
                                                                                                                                               TOWNSVILLE CITY COUNCIL
NOTES >>                                                                                                                                       ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
>>     Both parts A and B must be completed and submitted.
                                                                                                                                                        103 WALKER STREET
>>     All ‘Standard’ Property Search applications must be submitted in
       writing (by post, e-mail, fax, or hand delivered) or lodged online                                                                       PO BOX 1268, TOWNSVILLE
       through Townsville Online Property Services (TOPS):                                                                                                 QUEENSLAND 4810
       http://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/services/online/property
>>     All ‘Priority’ Property Searches must be submitted using TOPS, email or                                                                 TELEPHONE >> 07 4727 9000
       by fax and paid for on an account or credit card.                                                                                        FACSIMILE >> 07 4727 9050
>>     All applications must be paid in full prior to commencement.
>>     Applications can not be cancelled once processed.                                                                            Email >> enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au
>>     Every endeavour is made to ensure the availability of the                                                                        Website >> www.townsville.qld.gov.au
       completed ‘Standard’ Property Search no later than five (5) full
       working days and ‘Priority’ Property Search no later than two (2)
       full working days after the date of processing of the application by
       Townsville City Council’s Land Information Unit
                                                                                                                                                 Order Form
>>     Council does not acknowledge ‘Standard’ Property Search applications                                                                        Part A
       marked URGENT.

     >> The request will not be processed until the prescribed fee has been paid.

DETAILS OF APPLICANT >>
                                                                                                                                              PLEASE TICK BOX FOR
NAME: .....................................................................................................................................   PREFERRED DELIVERY
                                                                                                                                                   METHOD
ADDRESS: ............................................................................................................................                 E-MAIL (no charge)
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ............................................................................................................                          FAX ($11 charge)

PHONE NUMBER (ESSENTIAL): ..................................................................................                                          POST
                                                                                                                                                      COLLECT
FAX NUMBER: .....................................................................................................................


METHOD OF PAYMENT >>

METHOD:                                       CHEQUE ATTACHED                           ACCOUNT                   CREDIT CARD                  CASH


CREDIT CARD                                   MASTERCARD                                VISA                      AMERICAN EXPRESS
DETAILS:
                                          NAME ON CARD: ....................................................................................................................
                                          CARD NUMBER: .....................................................................................................................
                                          EXPIRY DATE: ........................................................................................................................


PROPERTY SEARCH REQUIRED ON >>

STREET ADDRESS: .....................................................................................................................................................
LOT & PLAN NUMBER: ...............................................................................................................................................
OWNER/S OF PROPERTY: .......................................................................................................................................
COMMENTS/REFERENCE: .......................................................................................................................................
SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT: ..................................................................................................................................


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                                                                                                          Order Form
     PROPERTY SEARCH INFORMATION PRODUCTS >>                                                                Part B
     NOTES >>
     >>     The ‘Standard’ and ‘Priority’ Property Search fee includes the fees for items 04, 07, 08 and 09 so
            you do not need to tick these items or add them to your total unless you wish to purchase them as
            separate reports.
     >>     All costs are inclusive of GST except where indicated (no GST on items marked *)
     >>     Please tick the box for each search required and calculate the total payment required below.

     >> The request will not be processed until the prescribed fee has been paid.

TICK BOX IF
  SEARCH
 REQUIRED          ITEM       AVAILABLE SEARCHES                                                                           COST

                     01       ‘STANDARD’ PROPERTY SEARCH – 5 Full Working Days                                         *$136.00

                              (Includes items 04, 07, 08, & 09: (Includes Notice of Rate Search, All
                              Services Plan, Flood Report, Storm Tide Report, Landslide Hazard
                              Zoning, Zoning, Heritage Listings, Premises Registration, Vacant Land,
                              Trade Waste).

                     02       ‘PRIORITY’ PROPERTY SEARCH – 2 Full Working Days                                         *$272.00
                              (Includes items 04, 07, 08, & 09: (Includes Notice of Rate Search, All
                              Services Plan, Flood Report, Storm Tide Report, Landslide Hazard
                              Zoning, Zoning, Heritage Listings, Premises Registration, Vacant Land,
                              Trade Waste).
                     03       FAXING FEE                                                                                  $11.00
                     04       NOTICE OF RATES SEARCH (only) – 2 Full Working Days                                       * $30.00
                     05       OWNER/ACTING FOR THE VENDOR RATES SEARCH – 2 Full                                             $0.00
                              Working Days
                     06       OWNERSHIP DETAILS ONLY                                                                      $14.00
                     07       FLOOD REPORTS (only) (available for certain properties only)                                 FREE
                     08       STORMTIDE REPORTS (only) (available for certain properties only)                             FREE
                     09       COPY OF ALL SERVICES PLAN (only)                                                            $12.50
                     10       LIMITED PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE                                            * $158.00

                     11       STANDARD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE                                           * $644.00

                     12       FULL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE                                               $2,200.00
                     13       PLUMBING PHYSICAL INSPECTION » Plumbing and Drainage of a                                  $345.00
                              Single Dwelling

                     14       PLUMBING PHYSICAL INSPECTION » Plumbing and Drainage of a                   First Unit: $345.00
                              Multiple Dwelling Complex                                                     Each Additional:
                                                                                                                      $120.00
                     15       PLUMBING PHYSICAL INSPECTION » Plumbing and Drainage of a                           $345.00 +
                              Commercial Premises                                                          $120.00 per hour
                                                                                                               after 2 hours
                              Plumbing records search (rates)                                                            $120.00
                   16 (a)     WATER METER READING                                                                        *$90.00

                              DATE WATER METER READING IS REQUIRED _______________
                                                                                                  TOTAL    $




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