Shropshire Council

Pre-application fees

Pre-Application advice charges (effective 1 April 2017) - all charges inclusive of standard rate VAT @ 20%

 

Charge

Householder or advertisement development

  • Alterations and/ or extensions to dwelling
  • Applications for adverts

£80

Minor developments

  • Change of use
  • Single dwelling

£200 to cover one unaccompanied site visit and one letter.

  • Dwellings  (2–9) or site area of less than 0.5ha where number of dwellings not given
  • Non-residential where floor space is less than 1,000sqm or where site is less than 1ha
  • Gypsy/traveller pitches (1–9)

£500 to cover one unaccompanied site visit and one letter. *Additional meetings £60 per hour/per officer required to attend.

*To be agreed with you in advance

Smallscale major developments

  • Dwellings (10–199) or site area is between 0.5ha and 4ha where number of dwellings is not given
  • Non-residential floor space between 1,000sqm and 9,999sqm or where site area is between 1ha and less than 2ha
  • Gypsy /traveller pitches (10–199)

£1000 to cover one site visit and one letter. *Additional meetings £60 per hour/per officer required to attend.

*To be agreed with you in advance

Largescale major developments

  • Dwellings (200) or more dwellings or site area of 4ha or more when number of dwellings not given
  • Non-residential where floor space is 10,000sqm or more or site area is 2ha or more
  • Gypsy/traveller pitches (200 or more)

£1,750 to cover up to one site visit and two meetings. *Additional meetings £60 per hour/per officer required to attend.

*To be agreed with you in advance

Minerals and other renewable energy proposals

  • EIA proposals

£1,750 to cover one site visit and one letter. *Additional meetings £60 per hour/per officer required to attend.

*To be agreed with you in advance

  • Major non EIA proposal exceeding 1ha

£1,000 to cover one site visit and one letter. *Additional meetings £60 per hour/per officer required to attend.

*To be agreed with you in advance

  • All other proposals

£250 to cover one unaccompanied site visit and one letter

No charge will be made for pre-application enquiries which relate to applications for which there is no fee payable. The current hourly rate is £60 (inc VAT) per member of council staff involved in meeting/site visit.