Planning permission application payments

Information and guidance of differing methods to pay for your application

Please see the current planning application fees​ for prices.

Planning application fees will change from 6 December 2023. You can see details of the new planning application fees on the Planning Portal website.

We do not accept payments in person in the Town Hall but you can pay for a planning application using the following methods:


Applications submitted via Planning Portal can be paid for electronically

Card payment by phone

Call 01254 585960 after 1pm or call from the public phones in the reception area of Blackburn and Darwen Town halls


Please send cheques to: Planning Department, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY

Please make sure that you provide a reference, your name and site address so that we can link the payment.