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Planning Fees

Planning Applications

You can calculate the fee required using the fee calculator or download a fee sheet from the Planning Portal.

Parliamentary approval has been given to legislation that increased fees by 20 per cent in England and introduced new categories in regard to applications for Permission in Principle.

The changes came into force on 17 January 2018.

View ‘The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017’.

Fees are payable on submission of an application. Fees can be paid on the Planning Portal at the time of an online application;

Pay for it online

or by enclosing a cheque (payable to Wyre Forest District Council) with a postal application. 

Charges for permitted development enquires and pre-application advice.

Please see guidance note 6 on how and when these charges are applied.

Additional Charges


Charge (Inc VAT)


 Reply to general individual queries, Planning or Building Control for up to 6 questions (after that the full Local Land Charge Search fee will be charged)  26.00 per question
 If any query requires a site visit to be made (e.g. compliance with conditions)  71.00
 Monthly Decision List  0.00
 Weekly Planning Application List  0.00
 Decision Notices 21.00
 Decision Notices additional copies 1.30
 Copy documents  
 A4 - For each copy  1.30
 A3 - For each copy  1.30
 A2 - For each copy  3.60
 A1 - For each copy  4.80
 A0 - For each copy  5.90

Copies, where appropriate, are available free up to a cumulative single transaction value of £10 for individuals (the discretion of Director of Service to be applied in cases of multiple separate transactions) and charged at full cost to representatives of professional and/or commercial companies.

Wyre Forest District Council