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Pre-application advice fees table

Fees information for pre-application advice, payable when submitting your request online

Pre-application advice cost from 1st April 2020 - 2021
Type of applicationType of adviceCost
Householder applicationwritten advice only£53.60
up to 1 hour meeting with written advice£160.70
Equestrian development (domestic) written advice only£53.60
up to 1 hour meeting with written advice£160.70
Single dwelling / flat / holiday let / self contained annexewritten advice only£160.70
1 hour meeting and written advice £267.80
2 - 9 dwellings / flats / holiday lets incl HMOs, self contained units with careAnswering a written submission in writing£265.30
1 hour meeting and written advice response£449.80
10 - 20 dwellings / flats / holiday lets incl HMOs, self contained units with careUp to a 2 hour meeting and written advice response£696.20
21 - 49 dwellings / flats / holiday lets incl HMOs, self contained units with careUp to a 2 hour meeting and written advice response£910.40
50 - 199 dwellings / flats / holiday lets incl HMOs, self contained units with careUp to a 2 hour meeting and written advice response

Planning Performance Agreement if appropriate to include cost recovery of officer time and consultant costs
£1071
Strategic development 200 units and overPlanning Performance Agreement.
Cost recovery of officer time and consultant costs
External alterations requiring planning permission - all uses £53.60
Listed buildings - where no associated planning permission requiredwritten advice only£80.30
30 minute meeting and written advice £160.70
Listed building work requiring planning permission relevant pre application
planning fee.
Works to trees with Tree Preservation Order or in Conservation Areawritten advice onlyFree
Advertisement consentInitial 1 hour advice meeting and written advice response

£53.60

 

Business looking to invest or expand in the district, community uses and facilitiesInitial advice meeting up to 2 hours and written advice responseFree
Businesses - any further work required for a business / commercial with a floor space up to and including 500m2 £535.50
Businesses - further work following initial advice and all other business/commercial with
a floor space above 500m² 
 £535.50 plus £1,000 per 500m2 thereafter
All Other operations and developments including changes of use £535.50

 

Sale of  documents

Sale of documents
Type of documentCost
Sale of miscellaneous documents - Planning Policy Variable
Sale of miscellaneous documents - Development Management Variable
Charging for monitoring legal agreementsVariable
Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan - Hard Copy£90
Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan - Saved Policies£115.50
Shepway Core Strategy Local Plan - concessionary rate for local residents, Town and Parish Councils  - Hard Copy £64.30
Parish Councils - with Saved Policies £90

 

Self-Build and Custom Build Housing Projects Register

Self-Build and Custom Build Housing Projects Register
Type of application Cost
First time applicants£30.60
Annual renewal£15.30

 

Concessions

For the following developments, pre-application advice is free:

  • alterations and extensions to a home for the benefit of a registered disabled person
  • registered charities undertaking charitable endeavours
  • parish and county councils (excluding private housing proposals)

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