Pre-application advice service fees

Category           
Application type
Size of project
Service includes
Fee (including VAT)
Category 1
Large scale major applications
100 or more house units;
10,000 sq. m commercial;
2+ ha.

Comprehensive support service with multiple meetings to defined standards, wth a phased payment schedule built into the Planning Performance Agreement

10% of full application - £84- payable with a completed Planning Performance Agreement
Category 2
Other major applications
10-99 house units;
1,000-9,999 sq. m commercial;
0.5-2 ha.

- Written advice
- Administration
- Professional input from planners and specialists
- Site visits
- Attendance at a meeting of up to two hours by a planner and specialists if necessary

£840
Category 3a
Minor applications
5-9 house units;
500-999 sq. m commercial;
0.5-0.9 ha.
- Written advice
- Administration
- Professional input from planners and specialists
- Site visits
- Attendance at a meeting of up to 1.5 hours by a planner and specialists if necessary
£360
Category 3b
Minor applications
1-4 house units;
499 sq. m;
0-0.49 ha.
- Written advice
- Administration
- Professional input from planners and specialists
- Site visits
- Attendance at a meeting of up to 1.5 hours by a planner and specialists if necessary
£180
Category 4
Other and householder applications

- 0.5 hours of advice or written information
£42


Please note:

  • A 50% discount is given when advice is sought at a very early stage and it is only possible to offer broad advice on the principle of the proposal.
  • A 50% discount is given if you need additional advice and meetings. Charged at 50% of the initial fee.