Planning permission

Pre-application charges and categories

Pre-application charges and categories from 1st April 2017         

The charges for pre-application advice are based primarily on the size and complexity of the proposed development.                           

The charging regime covers the following categories of proposed development:

Categories

 

Charges

Category 1

 

 

a)

75 or more residential units

£8000

Category 2

 

 

a)

50-74 residential units  

£5000

b)

5,000 sqm or more of commercial floor space

£5000

Category 3

 

 

a)

25 or more residential units or where the site area exceeds 1 hectare

£3,500

b)

2,000 sqm or more of commercial floorspace

£3,500

c)

mixed use developments on a site exceeding one hectare

£3,500

d)

development requiring an EIA

£3,500

e)

planning brief

£3,500

f)

master planning exercise

£3,500

Category 4

 

 

a)

from 10 to 24 residential units or where the site area is 0.5 hectare to 1 hectare

£1,750

b)

from 1000 sqm to 1999 sqm of commercial floorspace

£1,750

c)

mixed use developments on a site between 0.5 hectare and 1 hectare

£1,750

d)

change of use of land or buildings involving  500 sq m or more

£1,750

Category 5

 

 

a)

less than 10 residential units or where the site are is less than 0.5 hectare

£400

b)

from 100 sqm to 999 sqm of commercial floorspace

£400

c)

mixed use developments on a site less than 0.5 hectare

£400

d)

advertisement consent

£400

e)

telecommunications proposals

£400

Category 6

 

 

a)

householder proposals

£75

b)

proposals involving less than 100 sqm of commercial floorspace

£75

c)

lawful development certificates

£75

d)

listed building consent

£75

e)

conservation area consent

£75

 

Advice about planning enforcement matters, whether giving in writing or at a meeting, is outside the scope of the charging scheme and is not subject to a charge.

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