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Rates Searches

Council offers a number of land record searches available in the Cooktown.

Searches are arranged by completing the Land Record Search application form and paying the relevant fee/s. You can also request a Rates Record by using this form.

Types of Searches

SEARCH TYPESFEES   TIMEFRAME

RATES

Rate and Water Search (Includes Water Meter Reading where water meter connected in Cooktown Area) 

$125      

Allow up to 5 working days from date of receipt 

Water Meter Reading if not requested at time of Rate Search (in Cooktown Water Area) 

$65     

Allow up to 5 working days from date of receipt 

BUILDING/PLUMBING

Building File Search and Summary
$80 Allow 5-10 working days from date of receipt
Building File Search Summary and Plans (including relevant certificates) 
$130         Allow 5-10 working days from date of receipt

TOWN PLANNING 

Limited Town Planning Certificate 
$135        
Allow up to 5 working days from date of receipt 
Standard Town Planning Certificate 
$360        
Allow up to 10 working days from date of receipt 
Full Town Planning Certificate 
$800        
Allow up to 30 working days from date of receipt 
* plus cost of inspection 

HEALTH 

Environmental Health Search Report (no inspection – initial fee

$350                  

Allow up to 10 working days from receipt.

Plus Inspection Fee as detailed below: 

Caravan Park and Camping – in Cooktown

$150

Food Premises – in Cooktown

$150

High Risk Personal Appearance – in Cooktown

$150

Rental Accommodation with shared facilities – in Cooktown 

$150

All above Search outside Cooktown 

Actual Cost

 

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday