1% Project fee

EXPLANATORY NOTES: FEE ON CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND MINING PROJECTS

The 1% Project fee on consultancy and engineering fees for all construction, mining and engineering projects is a fee which the consultant collects from the project owner on behalf of the Council, or directly collected by Council itself.The fees for engineering work shall be paid by the project proponent. Every registered consultant engineer or technician shall invoice the client and remit to Council the collected fees within thirty (30) days of collection.

The 1% Project fee will be collected using the following consulting engineering fees schedules and payment stages in the By-laws.

 

1.1Stage One: Report

The fee for Stage One will be calculated on a time basis as set out in Paragraph A4 in the fees section, the 1% Project fee for this will be collected by Council thirty (30) days after invoicing by the consultant.

1.2Stage Two: Preliminary Design, Stage Three: Detailed Design, Tender Drawings and Documentation and Stage Four Working Drawings

The fees for Stages Two, Three and Four will be determined from table A6.1 in the fees section, the 1% Project fee for this will be collected by Council thirty (30) days after invoicing by the consultant.

1.3Stage Five: Contract Administration and Detail Drawings

The Project fee for Stage Five will be calculated as a percentage of the cost of the Works, or on a time basis if so agreed between the Client and the Consulting Engineer. The 1% Project fee for this will be collected by Council thirty (30) days after invoicing by the consultant.

If the project is a lump-sum based contract, the 1% of the Project fee shall be calculated and invoiced to the client by the consultant who shall be required to pay the fees to Council within thirty (30) days of collection.


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