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A Guide to the Fees for Planning Applications in England

This document is based upon ‘The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) Regulations 2017.

The fee should be paid at the time the application is submitted.

Householder Applications

Alterations/extensions to a single dwellinghouse, including works within

boundary

Single dwellinghouse

£258

Outline Applications

The erection of dwellinghouses

Site area

Not more than 0.5

hectares

£578 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

Between 0.5

hectares and 2.5 hectares

£624 for each 0.1 hectare (or part thereof)

More than 2.5 hectares

£15,433+ £186 for each additional 0.1 hectare (or part thereof) in excess of

2.5 hectares

Maximum fee of £202,500

The erection of buildings (not dwellinghouses)

Site area

Not more than 1

hectare

£578 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

Between 1 hectare

and 2.5 hectares

£624 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 2.5 hectares

£15,433 + £186 for each additional 0.1 hectare (or part thereof) in excess of

2.5 hectares

Maximum fee of £202,500

Full Applications

(and First Submissions of Reserved Matters; or Technical Details Consent)

Alterations/extensions to dwellinghouses, including works within boundaries

Number of dwellinghouses

Single dwellinghouse (or

single flat)

£258

Two or more dwellinghouses (or

two or more flats)

£509

The erection of dwellinghouses

Number of dwellinghouses

Not more than 10

dwellinghouses

£578 for each

dwellinghouse

Between 10 and

50 dwellinghouses

£624 for each

dwellinghouse

More than 50 dwellinghouses

£30,860 + £186 for each additional dwellinghouse in excess of 50

Maximum fee of £405,000

Erection of buildings (not dwellinghouses, agricultural, glasshouses, plant nor machinery)

Gross floor space to be created by the development

No increase in gross floor space or no more than

40 square metres

£293

More than 40 square metres but no more than 1,000 square

metres

£578 for each 75 square metres (or part thereof).

Between 1,000 square metres and 3,750 square

metres

£624 for each 75 square metres (or part thereof)

More than 3750 square metres

£30,680 + £186 for each additional 75 square metres (or part thereof) in excess of 3,750 square metres Maximum fee of £405,000

The erection of buildings (on land used for agriculture for agricultural purposes)

Gross floor space to be created by the development

Not more than 465

square metres

£120

More than 465 square metres but not more than 540

square metres

£578

More than 540 square metres but not more than 1,000 square

metres

£578 for first 540 square metres + £578 for each additional 75 square metres in excess of 540 square

metres

Between 1,000 square metres and 4,215 square metres

£624 for first 1,000 square metres + £624 for each additional 75 square metres in excess of 1,000 square

metres.

More than 4,215 square metres

£30,860 + £186 for each additional 75 square metres (or part thereof) in excess of 4,215 square metres

Maximum fee of £405,000

Erection of glasshouses (on land used for the purposes of agriculture)

Gross floor space to be created by the development

Not more than 465

square metres

£120

More than 465 square metres but not more than 1,000 square

metres

£3,225

1,000 square

metres or more

£3,483

Erection/alterations/replacement of plant and machinery

Site area

Not more than 1

hectare

£578 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 1 hectare but not more than 5

hectares

£624 for each 0.1 hectare (or part thereof)

More than 5 hectares

£30,860 + £186 for each additional 0.1 hectare (or part thereof) in excess of 5 hectares

Maximum fee of £405,000

Applications other than Building Works

Car parks, service roads or other accesses (for existing

uses)

£293

Waste (Use of land for disposal of refuse or waste materials or deposit of material remaining

after extraction or storage of minerals)

Site area

Not more than 15

hectares

£316 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 15 hectares

£47,161 + £186 for each additional 0.1 hectare (or part thereof) in excess of 15 hectares

Maximum fee of £105,300

Operations connected with exploratory drilling for oil or natural gas

Site area

Not more than 7.5

hectares

£686 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 7.5 hectares

£51,395 + £204 for each additional 0.1 hectare (or part thereof) in excess of

7.5 hectares.

Maximum fee of £405,000

Applications other than Building Works continued…

Operations (other than exploratory drilling) for the winning and working of oil or

natural gas

Site area

Not more than 15

hectares

£347 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 15 hectares

£52,002 + additional £204 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 15 hectares

Maximum fee of £105,300

Other operations (winning and working of minerals) excluding oil and natural gas

Site area

Not more than 15

hectares

£316 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

More than 15 hectares

£47,161 + additional £186 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 15 hectares

Maximum fee of £105,300

Other operations (not coming within any of the above categories)

Site area

Any site area

£293 for each 0.1 hectare (or part thereof)

Maximum fee of £2,535

Change of Use of a building to use as one or more separate dwellinghouses, or other cases

Number of dwellinghouses

Not more than 10

dwellinghouses

£578 for each

dwellinghouse

Between 10 and

50

dwellinghouses

£624 for each dwellinghouse

More than 50 dwellinghouses

£30,860 + £186 for each additional dwellinghouse in excess of 50

Maximum fee of £405,000

Other Changes of Use of a building or land

£578

Lawful Development Certificate

Existing use or operation

Same as Full

Existing use or operation - lawful not to comply with any

condition or limitation

£293

Proposed use or operation

Half the normal planning

fee

Prior Approval (under Permitted Development rights)

Larger Home Extensions

£120

Additional storeys on a home

£120

Agricultural and Forestry buildings & operations

£120

Demolition of buildings

£120

Communications (previously referred to as

‘Telecommunications Code Systems Operators’)

£578

Change of use from Commercial/Business/Service (Use Class

E), or Betting Office or Pay Day Loan Shop to mixed use including up to two flats (Use Class C3)

£120

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage from Commercial/Business/Service (Use Class E), Hotels (Use Class C1), Residential Institutions (Use Class C2), Secure Residential Institutions (Use Class C2A) to a State Funded

School

£120

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage

from an Agricultural Building to a State-Funded School

£120

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage from an Agricultural Building to a flexible commercial use within Commercial/Business/Service (Use Class E), Storage or

Distribution (Use Class B8), or Hotels (Use Class C1)

£120

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage from Commercial/Business/Service (Use Class E) to

Dwellinghouses (Use Class C3)

£125 for each dwellinghouse

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage from an Agricultural Building to Dwellinghouses (Use Class C3)

£120; or

£258 if it includes building

operations in connection with the change of use

Change of use of a building from Betting Office, Pay Day Loan Shop, Launderette; a mixed use combining one of these uses and use as Dwellinghouse(s); or Hot Food Takeaways to Dwellinghouses (Use Class C3)

£120; or

£258 if it includes building operations in connection

with the change of use

Prior Approval (under Permitted Development rights) continued…

Change of Use of a building and any land within its curtilage from Amusement Arcades/Centres and Casinos to Dwellinghouses (Use Class C3)

£120; or

£258 if it includes building operations in connection

with the change of use

Temporary Use of Buildings or Land for the Purpose of Commercial Film-Making and the Associated Temporary Structures, Works, Plant or Machinery required in Connection

with that Use

£120

Provision of Temporary School Buildings on Vacant Commercial Land and the use of that land as a State-funded

School for up to 3 Academic Years

£120

Development Consisting of the Erection or Construction of a

Collection Facility within the Curtilage of a Shop

£120

Installation, Alteration or Replacement of other Solar

Photovoltaics (PV) equipment on the Roofs of Non-domestic Buildings, up to a Capacity of 1 Megawatt

£120

Erection, extension, or alteration of a university building

£120

Movable structure within the curtilage of a historic visitor

attraction, or listed pub/restaurant/etc

£120

Erection, extension or alteration on a closed defence site by or on behalf of the Crown of single living accommodation and/or

non-residential buildings

£120

Construction of new dwellinghouses

Not more than 10 dwellings

£418 for each dwellinghouse

Between 10 and

50

dwellinghouses

£451 for each dwellinghouse

More than 50 dwellinghouses

£22,309 + £135 for each dwellinghouse in excess of 50

Maximum fee of £405,000

Reserved Matters

Approval of reserved matters following outline approval

Full fee due; or

If full fee already paid, £578

Removal/Variation/Approval/Discharge of condition

Removal or variation of a condition following grant of

planning permission

£293

Discharge of condition(s) – Approval of details and/or confirmation that one or more planning conditions have been

complied with

Householder

permissions

£43

All other

permissions

£145

Advertising

Relating to the business on the premises

£165

Advance signs which are not situated on or visible from

the site, directing the public to a business

£165

Other advertisements

£578

Non-material Amendment Following a Grant of Planning Permission

Householder developments

£43

Any other development

£293

Permission in Principle

Site area

£503 for each 0.1 hectare

(or part thereof)

Fees prior to 6 December 2023 - PDF - Planning Portal website