Planning fees

The fees for planning applications are set nationally. Use the Planning Portal's fee calculator to help you work out the cost of your application.

Planning portal - Fee calculator

Pre-application enquiry fees

Other planning fees

Our charges from 12 March 2018 are as follows.

  • Copy decision notices:
    • £33.50 per notice (free to download)
  • Copies of correspondence relating to planning applications: 
    • £12.00 (up to 10 A4 sides) plus 40p per additional A4 side.
  • Researching site histories or providing search type information from the planning records and ecological records:
    • Cost per hour (or part of) £61.00 per hour domestic use, £91.00 per hour commercial use.
  • Administrative fee for processing refund of fees for invalid planning applications (excludes electronic transactions):
    • £51.00
  • High hedge applications:
    • £700.00

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