Fees for planning applications made to local councils.
Charges for planning applications
The fees for planning applications are contained in the Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) Regulations 2012. The fees must be paid at the same time as the application is deposited.
Local Authority Fee Summaries
- East Dorset District Council Planning Fees Summary (pdf, 1Mb) (opens in a new window)
- Purbeck District Council Planning Fees Summary (pdf, 161kb) (opens in a new window)
- West Dorset District Council Planning Fees (opens in a new window)
- Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Planning Fees (opens in a new window)
Online fee calculator
An online fee calculator is available on the Planning Portal (opens in a new window)
Please note; when calculating fees based on the floor space, this is the gross amount to be created by the development and should be an external measurement, including the thickness of external and internal walls.