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Pre-planning application advice fees

Fees and charges for general pre-planning application advice.

Please note that VAT at a standard rate of 20% is payable for any additional meetings or responses which follow on from a pre-application submission and the provision of any non-statutory pre-application advice.

 

Statutory pre-application advice fees
Category of developmentStatutory fixed fee

Category A - strategic development

Dwellings:

  • the number of dwelling houses to be created by the proposed development exceeds 24
  • where the number of dwelling houses to be created is not known the proposed site area exceeds 0.99 hectares

Erection of other buildings:

  • the area of the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development exceeds 1,999 square metres
  • where the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development is not known and the proposed site area exceeds 0.99 hectares

Material change of use of a building:

  • the area of the gross floor space of the proposed development exceeds 1,999 square metres

Material change of use of land:

  • the site area exceeds 0.99 hectares
£1,000

Category B - major development

Dwellings:

  • the number of dwelling houses to be created by the proposed development is 10 to 24
  • where the number of dwelling houses to be created is not known the proposed site area is 0.5 to 0.99 hectares

Erection of other buildings:

  • the area of the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development is 1,000 to 1,999 square metres
  • where the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development is not known the proposed site area is 0.5 to 0.99 hectares

Material change of use of a building:

  • the area of the gross floor space of the proposed development is 1,000 to 1,999 square metres

Material change of use of land:

  • the site area is 0.5 to 0.99 hectares

The winning and working of minerals or the use of land for mineral-working deposits

Waste development

£600

Category C - minor development

Dwellings:

  • the number of dwelling houses to be created by the proposed development is 1 to 9
  • where the number of dwelling houses to be created is not known the proposed site area does not exceed 0.49 hectares

Erection of other buildings:

  • the area of the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development does not exceed 999 square metres
  • where the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development is not known the proposed site area does not exceed 0.49 hectares

Material change of use of a building:

  • the area of the gross floor space of the proposed development does not exceed 999 square metres

Material change of use of land:

  • the site area does not exceed 0.49 hectares
£250
Category D - householder£25

 

Non-statutory pre-application advice fees (confidential and includes a meeting)
Development typeFeeVATTotal payable
Category A£1,750£350£2,100
Category B£1,035£207£1,242
Category C£430£86£516
Category D£50£10£60

 

Additional advice / meetings following a pre-application response
Development typeFeeVATTotal payable
Category A£575£115£690
Category B£350£70£420
Category C£150£30£180
Category D£25£5£30

 

Additional services provided
 FeeVATTotal payable
Householder surgery£25£5£30
Householder advice in relation to listed buildings£115£23£138
Non-householder (such as commercial etc) advice in relation to listed buildings£287.50£57.50£345
Works to trees (subject to existing Tree Preservation Orders or within Conservation Areas)£145£29£174
Enquiries relation to planning history (information relating to the planning history of a householder site)£57.50£11.50£69
All other types of enquiry£115£23£138

 

Copies of plans and decision notices
 Fixed fee
Decision notice (per copy)£17.50
Copy of planning application (application form, A4 and A3 plans)£30
Photocopying per sheet60p

 

How to pay

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