Main Content Anchor

Rates and Charges

Rates and Charges 2016 - 2017

Council rates and charges levied on owners of property throughout the City of Ryde are Council's major source of income. During 2016/2017 they will provide approximately 65.9% of Council's total revenue. Council proposes to make and levy the following rates:

Ordinary Rates

  • Residential (applicable to all rateable properties categorised as Residential in the City of Ryde)
  • Business
    1. Business (applicable to all rateable properties categorised as Business in the City of Ryde)
    2. Business - Major Retail Centre - Macquarie Park (Applicable to all rateable properties categorised as Business - Major Retail Centre - Macquarie Park in the City of Ryde)
    3. Business - Major Retail Centre - Top Ryde (Applicable to all rateable properties categorised as Business - Major Retail Centre - Top Ryde in the City of Ryde)
  • Environmental Management (applicable to all rateable properties in the City of Ryde)

Special Rates

  • Macquarie Park Corridor (applicable to all rateable properties categorised as Business in the Macquarie Park Corridor)
  • Special Infrastructure Renewal (applicable to all rateable properties in the City of Ryde) 

The net estimated yield from each of these rates can be summarised in the following table:

Category Base Charge Minimum Ad Valorem (cents in the $) Rate Yield
Ordinary
Residential $504.73 0.11945255 $28,556,105
Business $504.73 0.81141667 $14,567,529
Business - Major Retail Centre - Macquarie Park 1.3031502 $992,675
Business - Major Retail Centre - Top Ryde 1.3031502 $490,917
Environmental Management - Base Charge $55.76 $2,460,131
Environmental Management - Ad Valorem 0.02155653 $4,373,574
Special
Macquarie Park Corridor - Ad Valorem 0.164763 $1,338,334
Special Infrastructure Renewal Base Charge $58.33 $2,573,250
Special Infrastructure Renewal Ad Valorem 0.0126849 $2,573,628
Stormwater Management Charge
Residential property $25 $557,350
Residential & Business Strata Unit $12.50 $252,849.50
Business Property (per 350m2) $25 $216,450

 

The Environmental Management Rate Base charge yields 36% of the total Environmental Management yield. 

The Special Infrastructure Renewal Rate Base charge yields 50% of the total Special Infrastructure Renewal yield.