Damage Bonds



Midcoast Council requires the payment of a damage bond for developments, including:

  • Demolition of a work or building,
  • Erection of new buildings
  • Additions
  • Sheds
  • Swimming pool installations
  • Subdivisions  

where the estimated cost of development is $25,000 or more and the development has frontage to a sealed road.

The purpose of the bond is to fund repairs to Council assets as a result of activities associated with private construction works.

The damage bond value and administration fee is detailed in Council’s Fee’s & Charges .