The current fees for pre-application advice were set by the Welsh Government in 2016.

Type of application advice

Fee
Householder development £25
The erection of dwelling houses

Where the number of dwelling houses is known:

  • 1-9 dwelling houses - £250
  • 10-24 dwelling houses - £600
  • 25 or more dwelling houses - £1,000

Where the number of dwelling houses to be created is not known and:

  • The proposed site area does not exceed 0.49ha - £250
  • The proposed site area is between 0.5 and 0.99ha - £600
  • The proposed site area exceeds 0.99ha - £1,000
The erection of buildings (other than dwelling houses)

Where the area of the gross floor space to be created is as follows:

  • Up to 999 square metres - £250
  • 1,000 to 1,999 square metres - £600
  • Exceeding 1,999 square metres - £1,000

Where the gross floor space to be created by the proposed development is not known, and the proposed site area:

  • Does not exceed 0.49ha - £250
  • Is between 0.5 and 0.9ha - £600
  • Exceeds 0.99ha - £1,000
The material change in the use of a building or land

Where the proposal relates to the change of use of a building and the gross floor space is as follows:

  • Up to 999 square metres - £250
  • 1,000 to 1,999 square metres - £600
  • Exceeding 1,999 square metres - £1,000

Where the proposal relates to the change of use of land, and the proposed site area:

  • Does not exceed 0.49ha - £250
  • Is between 0.5 and 0.99ha - £600
  • Exceeds 0.99ha - £1,000
Development related to the winning and working of minerals or the use of land for mineral-working deposits £600
Waste development

£600

Discretionary charges for pre-application advice

Type of application advice Fee
Development team approach £2,400 (inclusive of standard fee)

Compliance checks and planning research

Advertisement proposals

Non-residential permitted development enquiries

Confirmation of use classes

Childminding

Principle of development enquiries

£65 per hour

Urgent structural repairs to Listed Buildings or works to dwellings in Conservation Areas/Article 4 Direction areas, where the enquiry relates to work that would normally have been 'permitted development' only

Works to trees under Tree Preservation Orders or in Conservation Areas

Planning discussions relating to an enforcement investigation

Advice to Community Councils and County Councillors

No charge

How can I pay?

You can pay a fee for pre-application advice on our online e-store. Alternatively you can pay by debit/credit card by calling 01978 298994 or visiting the Contact Centre.

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