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There are various type of fees for Planning which are listed below:

Planning applications

The scale of fees for planning applications can be found on the Planning Portal website

A new schedule of fees will be introduced on the 6 December 2023, a draft version of the schedule of fees is available on the Planning Portal Website, therefore any application submitted after 5.00pm on the 5 of December will be subject to the new schedule of fees. The Planning Portal will automatically calculate the appropriate fee on submission.

Pre-application submissions

The scale of fees for these applications can be found on our pre-application page

Invalid applications

Charges for abortive work done on applications which are invalid on receipt and are not subsequently made valid are now a sliding scale of fees (inc. VAT) depending on the size and nature of the application, these charges are listed below: 

Major application

£90 inc. VAT

Minor applications and equivalent Certificate of Lawfulness applications for Existing Uses or Developments

£60 inc. VAT

Householder and equivalent Certificate of Lawfulness applications/advertisement consent applications/Certificate of Lawfulness applications for Proposed Uses or Developments 

£30 inc. VAT

Historic searches

Supplementary Planning Searches (pre 1977)

£75 inc. VAT

Copy documents


£6 inc. VAT (minimum charge) then subsequent copies  A3 and A4 £0.30, A2 £4, A1 £5 and A0 £6.  These copies are only in black and white.

Planning decision notices

£30 inc. VAT