Planning fees

Scale of fees for applications made on or after 17th January 2018

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for applications and deemed applications) (England) Regulations 2012

Category of development Fee payable 

Householder development 

  • Alterations or extensions to existing dwellings

a) Where the application relates to one dwelling

£206

b) where the application relates to two or more dwellings

£407

  • The carrying out of operations (including the erection of a building) within the garden of a dwelling for purposes ancillary to the enjoyment of the dwellings such or the erection of gates, walls, fences or other means of enclosure along the boundary of an existing dwelling house.

£206

New dwellings 

  • New dwellings

a) Outline and the site does not exceed 2.5 hectares

£462 for each 0.1 hectares of the site area

b) Outline and site exceeds 2.5 hectares

£11,432 plus £115 for each additional

0.1 hectare to a maximum of £150,000

c) Other cases

£462 per dwelling up to 50 *

  • Change of use of a building

a)  from existing dwelling to two or more dwellings

£462 per extra  dwelling up to 50 *

b)  from other building to one or more dwellings

£462 per dwelling up to 50 *

* more than 50 dwellings £22,859 plus £115 for each additional dwelling to a maximum of £300,000

Erection of buildings

(Other than dwellings, agricultural buildings, glasshouses, polytunnels, plant and machinery and with a domestic curtilage)

a) Outline - If the site does not exceed 2.5 hectares
  

£462 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area

    Outline - If the site exceeds 2.5 hectares

£11,432 plus £115 for each additional

0.1 hectares to a maximum of £150,000

b) Where no floor area is created

£234

c) Where gross floor area created is below 40 sq metres

£234

d) Where gross floor area created is between 40-75 sq metres

£462

e) Where gross floor area created is between 75-3,750 sq metres

£462 per 75 sq m created or part thereof

d) Where the floor area exceeds 3,750 sq metres

£22,859 plus £138 for each additional

75 sq m to a maximum of £300,000

Erection of agricultural buildings

a) Outline - If the site does not exceed 2.5 hectares

£462 for each 0.1 hectares of the site area

    Outline - If the site exceeds 2.5 hectares

£11,432 plus £138 for each additional 0.1 hectares to a maximum of £150,000

b) where the gross floor area created is less than 465 sq metres

£96

c) Where the floor area created is between 465-540 sq metres

£462 

d) Where the floor area created is between 540-4,215 sq metres

£462 for the first 540 sq metres created

and £462 for each additional 75 sq metres created or part thereof

e) Where floor area created exceeds 4,215 sq metres

£22,859 plus £138 for each additional 75 sq metres to a maximum of £300,000

Erection of glasshouses and polytunnels

a) Where the gross floor area created does not exceed 465 sq metres

£96

b) Where the gross floor area created exceeds 465 sq metres

£2,580

Change of use

(Other than to dwellings)

Material change of use of building or land

£462

Advertisements

a) Displayed externally on business premises or within the site of the business and      relating to that business

£132

b) Directional signs

£132

c) All other advertisements

£462

Determinations (prior approval)

 

Whether the prior approval of the council is required for:

a) Notification of a proposed change of use to dwelling(s)

  • without associated building works/operations
  • with associated building works/operations

 

£96
£206

b) Demolition of a building where no other development is taking place

£96

c) Installation of a telecommunication mast or equipment

£462

Certificate of lawfulness

a) Application under section 191(1)(a) and/or (b) where development or use has taken place

Fees as for an application for that development

b) Application under Section 191(1)(c) where there is non-compliance with condition(s) imposed on a previous planning approval

£234

c) Application under section 192(1)(a) or (b) for a proposed development or use

Half the fee as for an equivalent application

 Non material amendments

(to existing planning permissions)

a) If the application is a householder application

£34

b) In any other case

£234

To extend time limit for implementation of existing planning permissions

a) If the application is a householder application

£68

b) If the application is an application for major development

£690

c) In any other case

£234

Variation / Discharge of conditions

a) Removal or variation of a condition imposed upon a previous planning      
     permission

£234

b) Confirmation that one or more conditions have been complied with

£34 for householder, otherwise £116

Other applications

Construction of car parks, service roads or other means of access on land for use in conjunction with an existing use

£234

Erection, alteration or replacement of plant and machinery

£462 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area up to 5 hectares, then £22,859 plus £138 for each additional 0.1 hectares to a maximum of £300,000

Application for certificates of appropriate alternative development

£234

Reserved matters application

Each reserved matters application will incur a fee at the full rate, until the total amount paid equals the fee for one application for approval of all the reserved matters. After that any further applications will be charged at £462.

Where a reserved matters application related to only one part of phase of the development covered by the outline permission fees are paid only on that part or phase. However subsequent applications will attract full fees.

A major revision to an approved reserved matters application will attract full fees

 Permission in Principle

 £402 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area

Exemptions and concessions

  • Works to provide means of access to or within a dwelling house for a disabled person who is resident in that dwelling house, or providing facilities designed to secure their greater health, safety or comfort

  • Applications for listed building consent or planning permission for demolition in a conservation area

  • Revised application made within 12 months of the date of refusal, or for withdrawn applications within 12 months from date of receipt of original (only applies once for any given site or development)

  • Works to trees covered by a tree preservation order or in a conservation area

  • Applications by non-profit making clubs or organisations relating to playing fields, for their own use incur a fee of £462

 

Prior Approval

Agricultural and Forestry buildings & operations or demolition of buildings

 

£96

Telecommunications Code Systems Operators

 

£462

Proposed Change of Use to State Funded School or Registered Nursery

 

£96

Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a flexible use to State Funded School or Registered Nursery

 

£96 

Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a flexible use within Shops, Financial and Professional Services, Restaurants and Cafes, Business, Storage or Distribution, Hotels, or Assembly or Leisure

 

 £96

Proposed Change of Use of a Building from Office (Use Class B1) Use to a Use Falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse)

 

 £96

Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse (Use Class C3), where there are

no Associated Building Operations

 

 £96

Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse (Use Class

C3), and Associated Building Operations

 

 £206

Proposed Change of Use of a building from Retail (Use Class A1 or A2) Use or a Mixed Retail and Residential Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse), where there are no Associated Building Operations

 

 £96

Proposed Change of Use of a building from Retail (Use Class A1 or A2) Use or a Mixed Retail and Residential Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse), and Associated Building Operations

 

 £206

Notification for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Storage or Distribution Buildings (Class B8) and any land within its curtilage to Dwellinghouses (Class C3)

 

 £96

Notification for Prior Approval for a change of Use from Amusement Arcades/Centres and Casinos, (Sui Generis Uses) and any land within its curtilage to Dwellinghouses (Class C3)

 

 £96

Notification for Prior Approval for a change of Use from Amusement Arcades/Centres and Casinos, (Sui Generis Uses) and any land within its curtilage to Dwellinghouses (Class C3), and Associated Building Operations

 

 £206

Notification for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops and Casinos (Sui Generis Uses) to Restaurants and Cafes (class A3)

 

 £96

Notification for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops and Casinos (Sui Generis Uses) to Restaurants and Cafes (class A3) and Associated Building Operations

 

 £206

Notification for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), and Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops (Sui Generis Uses) to Assembly and Leisure Uses (Class D2)

 

 £96