Pre-application advice service

Costs

Large scale major developments 

This includes:  

  • residential developments over 200 dwellings or where number not known 
  • a site area of 4 hectares or more 
  • non-residential developments over 10,000m2 of floor space or where floor space not known 
  • a site area of 2 hectares or more 

Cost: £715 

Small scale major developments 

This includes: 

  • residential developments of between 10 & 200 dwellings or where number not known 
  • a site area of between 0.5 hectares & 4 hectares 
  • non-residential developments of between 1,000m2 and 10,000m2 of floor space or where floor space not known 
  • a site area of between 1 hectare & 2 hectares)  

Cost: £360

Minor development for 1 dwelling

Cost: £105 

Minor developments 

This includes: 

  • residential developments of between 2 & 9 dwellings or where number not known 
  • a site area of less than 0.5 hectares 
  • non-residential developments of under 1,000m2 of floor space or where floor space not known 
  • a site area of less than 1 hectare 

Cost: £162 

Householder development 

This includes: 

  • extensions 
  • conservatories 
  • loft conversions 
  • dormer windows 
  • garages 
  • car ports 
  • outbuildings 
  • new accesses to dwellings 

Cost for up to 30 minutes: £24  

Cost for over 30 minutes: £34 

Other development  

This excludes householder development but includes change of uses, advertisements, prior approval proposals and listed building proposals. 

Cost: £58 

Free advice may also be available from Planning Aid England.