Our pre-application advice charges.

 

Service Level Householder or Commercial floorspace up to 50sqm Commercial floorspace 51sqm to 499sqm and new telecommunications masts ** Residential development (1 to 9 dwellings) on sites of less than 0.5 hectares or Commercial floorspace up to 999sqm*
Bronze £95.00 £195.00 £295.00
Silver £195.00 £395.00 £595.00
EXTRAS      
Consideration of Additional Plans £95.00 £195.00 £295.00
Meeting required - charge per officer in attendance (one hour maximum). £95.00 £95.00 £95.00

* Floorspace figures refer to the Gross Floor Area measured externally (not internal floor area)

** Please note that there is no bronze level of service for new telecommunications masts

There is no charge for Listed Building Advice or Tree Work advice, unless associated with a development proposal.

Fee Exemptions

  • For alterations, extensions, to a dwelling for the benefit of a registered disabled person - no fee.
  • If the application is being made on behalf of the parish or community council then the fee is 50%

The provision of pre-application advice comes with no guarantee of planning permission being granted.  However, it does provide the applicant with a better understanding of the likelihood of obtaining planning permission prior to submitting an application and should speed up the time taken in dealing with the formal application.

Advice following the Refusal of planning Permission or Withdrawal of a planning application

Officers are often asked to provide advice following the refusal of planning permission or the withdrawal of a planning application, in these cases, charges will be the same as for the ‘silver’ level of service. 

Service Level Householder or Commercial floorspace up to 50sqm Householder or Commercial floorspace 51sqm to 499sqm Residential (1to 9 dwellings) on sites of less than 0.5 hectares or Commercial floorspace up to 999sqm
Advice following the refusal of planning permission or withdrawal of an application £195.00 £395.00 £595.00