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Planning fees and charges

Planning fees and charges from 17th January 2018 onwards

A 20% fee increase was introduced on the 17th January 2018 in accordance with The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. 

In most cases, there is a fee for submitting a planning application.

However for some planning consents, such as listed building and planning permission for a relevant demolition in a conservation area, no fee is required.

You can calculate the planning application fee required by using the online fee calculator on the Planning Portal.

For more information on all planning fees, download the full Guide to the Fees for Planning Applications in England from the planning portal.

Householder planning application fees guide

Below is an overview of some planning fees and charges for planning applications:

Alterations/extensions to a single dwelling house, including works within boundary - £206

Full planning applications (and First Submissions of Reserved Matters; or Technical Details Consent):

  • Alterations/extensions to two or more dwelling houses or flats, including works within boundary - £407
  • new dwelling houses (up to and including 50) - £462 per dwelling house
  • new dwelling houses (for more than 50) - £22,859 +£138 per additional dwelling house in excess of 50 up to a maximum fee of £300,000

Outline planning applications

£462 per 0.1 hectare for sites up to and including 2.5 hectares.

Download the full Guide to the Fees for Planning Applications in England from the planning portal.

How to pay for your planning application?

You can pay for your planning application:

  • online via the Planning Portal
  • by cheque, or
  • over the phone direct to us.

Visit our pay for your planning application page for more information on ways you can pay for your application.

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