Planning Pre-application fees

Related fee schedules

This page contains the fees relating to applications for planning pre-application advice, related service fees can be found using the links below.


Make a payment

If you know how much you need to pay for your planning pre-application advice enquiry you can go straight to the payments screen by clicking on the Pay Online button.

You will need to provide us with either your reference number or the first line of the site address to enable us to like your payment to the correct application.

If you need help with determining the correct fee please refer to the table below. If you need further assistance please contact us.


Permitted development enquiry

Use this if you are submitting a "do I need planning permission" enquiry.

'Do I need planning permission?' enquiries £25 Pay

Planning Pre-application advice fees

The following fees relate to applications made to us for advice on whether or not a proposed development is likely to receive planning permission. Details of what you need to submit for his type of application can be found on the Apply for Planning permission pages.

Valid from 1 April 2017 - Fees shown in (brackets) are inclusive of VAT.  

Table 1 - New dwellings

DescriptionFee
14 no. (including change of use to dwellings) or where the number of dwellings is not yet known, residential development on land up to 0.5 hectares £60 per dwelling Pay
15  50 (including change of use to dwellings) or where the number of dwellings is not yet known, residential development on sites over 0.5 up to 2.5 hectares £76 per dwelling capped to a total of £3000 Pay
More than 50 dwellings Fee to be agreed on case by case basis but not less than £3000 Pay

Table 2 -  Commercial

DescriptionFee
No floorspace or up to 75 square metres of new floorspace £76 Pay
Over 75 square metres of new floorspace up to 3750 square metres £76 per 75 square metres capped at £3000 Pay
Over 3750 square metres of new floorspace Fee to be agreed on case by case basis but not less than £3000 Pay

Table 3 - Householder

DescriptionFee
One dwelling £35 Pay
Two adjacent dwellings £68 Pay

Table 4 - Change of use

DescriptionFee
Change of use only (no other works) £76 Pay

Other types of development

The fees for all other types of development (including EIA development) are to be agreed on case by case basis.