How much pre-application advice costs

We charge for pre-application advice for Major Applications. Pre-application advice for all other applications is free.

The way we charge for pre Application advice changed on the 21 May 2018.

Costs for Major Applications are as follows +20% VAT:

Summary of changes to pre-application fees 2017/18 – 2018/19

Previous Pre-app Category

Previous Fee

New Pre-app Category

New Fee

Large-scale (200+ dwellings or 10,000+ sq m)

 

£5,000

Category A: 250+ residential units or 25,000 sqm non-residential (including change of use)

Price on application: minimum £15,000

Medium (50 to 199 dwellings or 3000 to 9999 sq m)

 

£2,000

Category B: 100 - 249 residential units or 10,000 - 24,999 sqm non-residential (including change of use)

Price on application: minimum £5,000

Category C: 50-99 residential units or 5,000 - 9,999 sqm non-residential (including change of use)

£3,000

Small-scale (10 to 49 dwellings or 1000 to 2999 sq m)

 

£1,000

Category D: 25-49 residential units or 2,500-4,999 sqm non-residential (including change of use)

£2,000

Category E: 10-24 residential units or 1,000 - 2,499 sqm non-residential (including change of use)

£1,000

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