Planning application fees

The information in the tables below provides details across various categories regarding planning application fees.

1. The erection of dwellinghouse

Where the application is for outline planning permission and -

The erection of dwellinghouse
Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 2.5 hectacres  £462 per 0.1 hectacre
Site area exceeds 2.5 hectacres £11,432 plus £138 per 0.1 hectacre to a maximum £150,000

In other cases -

Task  Cost     
Number of dwellinghouses to be created by the development is 50 or fewer £462 for each dwellinghouse         
Number of dwellinghouses to be created by the development exceeds 50  £22,859
An additional £138 for each dwellinghouse in excess of 50 dwellinghouses subject to a maximum in total of £300,000

2. The erection of buildings 

Where the application is for outline planning permission and -

Erection of buildings
Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 2.5 hectares £462 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area
Site area exceeds 2.5 hectares £11,432
An additional £138 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 2.5 hectares subject to a maximum in total of £150,000

In other cases -

Task Cost
No floor space is to be created by the development £234                           
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development does not exceed 40 square metres £234
Area of the gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 40 square metres but does not exceed 75 square metres £462
Area of the gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 75 square metres but does not exceed 3750 square metres £462 for each 75 square metres of that area
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 3750 square metres £22,859
Additional £138 for each 75 square metres in excess of 3750 square metres subject to a maximum in total of £300,000

3. The erection, on land used for the purposes of agriculture, or building to be used for agricultural purposes

Where the application is for outline planning permission and -

Land or building for purpose of agriculture 
Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 2.5 hectares  £462 each 0.1 hectare of the site area
Site area exceeds 2.5 hectares £11,432
An additional £138 for each additional hectare in excess of 2.5 hectares subject to a maximum in total of £150,000

In other cases -

Task Cost
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development does not exceed 465 square metres £96
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 465 square metres but does not exceed 540 square metres  £462
Area of the gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 540 square metres but does not exceed 4215 square metres £462 for the first 540 square metres
For each 75 square metres in excess of 540 square metres  an additional £462
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 4215 square metres £22,859
For each 75 square metres in excess of 4215 square metres an additional £138

 

4. The erection of glasshouses on land used for the purposes of agriculture

Erection of glasshouses on land used for agricultural
Task Cost
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development does not exceed 465 square metres £96
Area of gross floor space to be created by the development exceeds 465 square metres £2580

 

5. The erection, alteration or replacement of plant or machinery

Erection, alteration or replacement of plant or machinery
Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 5 hectares £462 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area
Site area exceeds 5 hectares £22,859
An additional £138 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 5 hectares subject to a maximum in total of £300,000

6. The enlargement, improvement or other alteration of existing dwelling houses

Enlargement, improvement or alteration of existing dwelling house
Task Cost
Application relates to one dwellinghouse £206
Application relates to two or more dwellinghouses £407

 

7. The carrying out of operations (including the erection of a building) with the curtilage of an existing dwelling house, for purpose ancillary to the enjoyment of the dwelling house as such, or the erection or construction of gates, fences, walls or other means of enclosure along a boundary of the curtilage of an existing dwellinghouse

Cost - £206

8. The construction of car parks, service roads and other means of access on land used for the purposes of a single undertaking, where the development is required for a purpose incidental to the existing use of the land

Cost - £234

9. The carrying out of any operations connected with exploratory drilling for oil or natural gas

Operations connected with exploratory drilling for oil or natural gas
Task Cost
Each 0.1 hectare of the site area up to 7.5 hectacres £462
Site area exceeds 7.5 hectares £34,934
For each 0.1 hectare in excess of 7.5 hectares An additional £138 subject to a maximum in total of £300,000

 

10. The carrying out of operations not coming within any of the above categories

In the case of operations for the winning and working of minerals
Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 15 hectares £234 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area
Site area exceeds 15 hectares £34,934
For each 0.1 hectare in excess of 15 hectares an additional £138 subject to a maximum in total of  £300,000
Any other case, for each 0.1 hectare of the site area £234 subject to a maximum of £300,000

 

11. The change of use of a building to use as one or more separate dwellinghouses

Change of use of building to one or more separate dwellinghouses
Task Cost
Change of use is to use as 50 or fewer dwellinghouses £462 for each additional dwellinghouse
Change of use is to use as more than 50 dwellinghouses £22,859
For each dwellinghouse in excess of 50 dwellinghouses An additional £138 subject to a maximum in total of £300,000


In all other cases -

Task Cost
Change of use is to use as 50 or fewer dwellinghouses £462 for each dwellinghouse
Change of use is to use as more than 50 dwellinghouses £22,859
For each dwellinghouse in excess of 50 dwellinghouses An additional £138 subject to a maximum in total of £300,000


12. The use of land for -

The disposal of refuse or waste materials, the deposit of material remaining after minerals have been extracted from land, the storage of minerals in the open

Task Cost
Site area does not exceed 15 hectares £234 for each 0.1 hectare of the site area
Site area exceeds 15 hectares £34,934
For each 0.1 hectare in excess of 15 hectares An additional £138 subject to a maximum in total of £78,000
The making of a material change in the use of a building or land (other than a material change of use in category 11 or 12) £462

Fees for advertisements

1. Advertisement displayed externally on business premises, the forecourt of business premises or other land within the curtilage of business premises, wholly with reference to all or any of the following matters, the -

  • nature of the business or other activity carried on the premises
  • goods sold or the services provided on the premises
  • name and qualifications of the person carrying on such business or activity or supplying such goods or services

Cost - £132

2. Advertisements for the purpose of directing members of the public to, or otherwise drawing attention to the existence of, business premises which are in the same locality as the site on which the advertisement is to be displayed but which are not visible from that site.

Cost - £132

3. All other advertisements

Cost - £462

Condition compliance - fees for confirmation of compliance with condition attached to planning permission

Where a request is made to a local planning authority for written confirmation of compliance with a condition or conditions attached to a grant of planning permission, a fee shall be paid to that authority as follows -

  • Householder applications - £34 for each request
  • Any other category - £116 for each request

Non material amendments - fees for applications for non material changes to planning permission

Householder application - £34
In any other case - £234

This list is for guidance only and is not comprehensive. Please contact the planning services team by emailing dev.control@hullcc.gov.uk

Alternatively telephone 01482 300 300 for further advice.

How to pay

Planning fees can be made by -

  • post with a cheque made payable to 'Hull City Council'
  • card by telephoning planning services on 01482 300 300
  • in person at The Wilson Centre