Planning fees and charges

Enhanced services

Enhanced services
Cost VAT Total
Platinum: Minor applications £300.00 £60.00 £360.00
Platinum: Householder applications £300.00 £60.00 £360.00
Gold: minor applications £200.00 £40.00 £240.00
Gold: Householder applications £200.00 £40.00 £240.00

Certificates of Lawfulness

Certificates of Lawfulness
Cost VAT Total
Platinum £300.00 £60.00 £360.00
Gold £200.00 £40.00 £240.00

Pre application advice

Fee includes a site visit by the case officer and meeting where applicable.

Major development

Major development
Cost VAT Total
Initial meeting: Is the proposal likely to be acceptable ?(with site visit and/or meeting) £904 £226.00 £1130.00
Follow-up meeting: Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (with site visit and/or meeting) £452.00 £113.00 £565.00

Significant major development

Significant major development
Cost VAT Total
Initial meeting: Is the proposal likely to be acceptable ?(with site visit and/or meeting) £2261.60 £564.40 £2827.00
Follow-up meeting: Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (with site visit/and or meeting) £1130.80 £282.70 £1413.50

Householder

Householder
Cost VAT Total
Is permission needed? Standard Reply referring to relevant legislation £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Formal Opinion (Lawful Development Certificate: existing development) £206.00 £0.00 £206.00
Formal Opinion (Lawful Development Certificate: proposed development) £103.00 £0.00 £103.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? £89.60 £22.40 £112.00

Change of use

Change of use
Cost VAT Total
Is permission needed? Standard Reply referring to relevant legislation £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Formal Opinion (Lawful Development Certificate: existing use) £462.00 £0.00 £462.00
Formal Opinion (Lawful Development Certificate: proposed use) £231.00 £0.00 £231.00
Am I likely to get planning permission? £319.38 £79.85 £399.23

Minor developments

Minor developments
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £452.00 £113.00 £565.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (without meeting) £226.00 £56.50 £282.50

Commercial developments up to 1000 square metres

Commercial developments up to 1000 square metres
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £452.00 £113.00 £565.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (without meeting) £226.00 £56.50 £282.50

Listed buildings/conservation areas

Listed buildings/conservation areas
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £72.00 £18.00 £90.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (without meeting) £36.00 £9.00 £45.00

Trees

Trees
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £75.20 £18.80 £94.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (without meeting) £37.60 £9.40 £47.00

Agricultural/telecommunication developments

Agricultural/telecommunication developments
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £75.20 £18.80 £94.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable? (without meeting) £37.60 £9.40 £47.00

Advertisements

Advertisements
Cost VAT Total
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(with meeting) £52.00 £13.00 £65.00
Is the proposal likely to be acceptable?(without meeting) £26.00 £6.50 £32.50

Ecology

If you wish to obtain pre-application advice relating to Ecology this must be through the Council’s pre-application advice service, however additional charges will apply. If you require pre-application advice from Greater Manchester Ecological Unit, please contact planning@blackburn.gov.uk for further advice

Administrative charge for returning invalid applications

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Administrative charge for returning invalid applications
Major applications £171.20 £42.80 £214.00
Minor applications £57.60 £14.40 £72.00
Householder £35.20 £8.80 £44.00
Advertisements £35.20 £8.80 £44.00

Section 106 Viability Appraisals

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Section 106 Viability Appraisals
Number of Units 1-24 £1,860.00
Number of Units 25-99 £2,675.00
Number of Units 100-400 £3,750.00
Number of Units 400+ £4,820.00
Non-residential £2,950.00