The Valuer General sets the standards and policies for the valuation system. These cover most land types in NSW and ensure that valuations are:

  • consistent and accurate
  • transparent
  • in line with the Valuation of Land Act 1916. 

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Complaint handling (PDF 643.0 KB)

Compulsory acquisition

Compensation following compulsory acquisition (PDF 414.1 KB)

Compensation following compulsory acquisition involving possible conflicts of interest (PDF 173.3 KB)

Compulsory acquisition advice (PDF 164.9 KB)

Concessions and allowances

Application of allowances (PDF 219.2 KB)

Apportionment factors for mixed development and mixed use land (PDF 180.1 KB)

Concessions for single residential or rural land zoned for higher use (PDF 192.4 KB)

Valuation of heritage restricted land (PDF 309.4 KB)

Valuation - General

Treatment of GST in land value (PDF 164.8 KB)

Valuation of commercial land (PDF 235.9 KB)

Valuation of Crown lease restricted land (PDF 185.1 KB)

Valuation of englobo land (PDF 210.9 KB)

Valuation of high density residential land (PDF 216.3 KB)

Valuation of industrial land (PDF 234.7 KB)

Valuation of land below high water mark (domestic waterfront occupancies) (PDF 214.0 KB)

Valuation of land below high water mark (commercial waterfront occupancies) (PDF 200.7 KB)

Valuation of land in the Western Division (PDF 182.9 KB)

Valuation of land included in a community title scheme (PDF 188.5 KB)

Valuation of land or stratum located in more than on local government area (PDF 205.4 KB)

Valuation of land subject to a coal seam gas lease or licence (PDF 199.8 KB)

Valuation of land subject to a conservation agreement (PDF 159.3 KB)

Valuation of parcels that form part of a building (PDF 212.5 KB)

Valuation of rural land (PDF 230.2 KB)

Valuation of single residential land (PDF 237.1 KB)

Valuing separate parcels (PDF 216.1 KB)

Valuation - Specialist

Valuation of contaminated land (PDF 267.3 KB)

Valuation of land leased as a telecommunications site (PDF 188.9 KB)

Valuation of land occupied by licensed premises (PDF 157.5 KB)

Valuation of land used as a wind farm (PDF 196.0 KB)

Valuation of land used for cemeteries and crematoria (PDF 207.5 KB)

Valuation of land used for coal mining (PDF 348.4 KB)

Valuation of land used for extractive industries (PDF 248.6 KB)

Valuation of land used for metalliferous mining (PDF 317.8 KB)


Correcting a valuation previously determined on objection (PDF 195.7 KB)

Out of Date Objection Policy (PDF 189.4 KB)

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