Planning Application Fees

Scale of fees as of 22 November 2012

The latest planning application fees came into effect on 22 November 2012.

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Calculation of fees for site area and floorspace

  1. Wherever a fee is based on site area, the site area is defined as the area to which the application relates, i.e. the land that is being developed including any which changes its use as part of the development.
    This will normally be shown edged red on the plan accompanying the application.
  2. Wherever a fee is based on floorspace, the floorspace is taken to be the gross amount (all storeys) to be created by the development shown in the application.
    For fee purposes this measurement is an external measurement, and includes the thickness of the internal and external walls. Floorspace does not include other areas inside a building which are not readily usable by humans or animals, for example lift shafts, tanks, loft spaces
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