SRV Information

On 12 February 2018, Council made an application to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a proposed increase to its general rates of 6% a year for 3 years. If approved, the increase will take place from 1 July 2018.

As part of IPART’s engagement process, residents were able to make a submission up until Monday 12 March 2018 at make a submission regarding Council’s proposal on the IPART website.

A copy of Council’s application, including all supporting information, is provided below.  Alternatively, residents can also go to the ‘Create’ Bellingen website at


SRV Application Attachments Summary List

Application Form - Part A - Special Rate Variation 2018-19
Application Form - Part B - Special Rate Variation 2018-19

Application Attachments:
Attachment C - Community Strategic Plan - Extracts
Attachment D - Delivery Program
Attachment E - Long Term Financial Plan
Attachment F - NSW Treasury Corp Bellingen Shire Council Report
Attachment G - Media - Photos - Banners - Fact Sheets - Brochure
Attachment H - Community Feedback
Attachment I - Hardship Policy
Attachment J - Council Resolutions
Attachment K - Certification
Attachment L - Road Asset Management Plan - Extract
Attachment M - Road Resurfacing Program Priority List
Attachment N - Bellingen Shire Roads Reseal Map
Attachment O - 2016-17 Financial Statement Summary
Attachment P - Create Website Engagement Report
Attachment Q - Council Reports
Attachment R - Timber Bridge Priority Listing
Attachment S - Timber Bridge Conditions Map
Attachment T - Timber Bridge Load Limits Map
Attachment U - Rates Calculator
Attachment U - Rates Calculator - xlsx