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Pre-application planning fees

Pre-application advice fees

These are are set by Teignbridge annually each April as laid out below.   Please also see exemptions and notes below the table of fees.

House Holder Desk top evaluation with written response 100
  As above but includes one meeting (not site visit) where exceptionally the Council agrees a meeting is necessary 200
Listed Building site visit (where agreed) Fee is purely for site visit - written advice is free 150
House Holder/Listed Building site visit combined fee 250
Small Minor   Desk top evaluation with written response 150
Residential – 1 dwelling
Non-residential – Less than 200 sq m floorspace As above but includes one meeting where agreed 300
Change of use with no works
Medium Minor Desk top evaluation, one meeting and written response 500
Residential – 2 – 4 dwellings
Non-residential – 200 – 499 sq m floorspace
Site area less than 0.5 Ha (where no. of dwellings or floorspace is unknown) each additional meeting/response 150
Large Minor  Desk top evaluation, one meeting and written response 750
Residential – 4 – 9 dwellings
Non-residential – 500 – 999 sq m floorspace
Site area 0.5 to 0.99 Ha (where no. of dwellings or floorspace is unknown) each additional meeting/response 250
Small Scale Major Desk top evaluation, one meeting and written response 1000 or bespoke fee
Residential – 10 - 30 dwellings
Non-residential 1,000 – 4,999 sq m floorspace
Site area - 1 – 1.99 Ha (where no. of dwellings or floorspace is unknown) each additional meeting/response 300 or bespoke fee
Medium Scale Major Desk top evaluation, up to two meetings and written response 2000 or bespoke fee
Residential - 31-149 dwellings
Non-residential 5,000 – 9,999 sq m floorspace
Site area - 2 – 3.99 Ha (where no. of dwellings or floorspace is unknown) each additional meeting/response 800 or bespoke fee
Large Scale Major Desk top evaluation, up to three meetings and written response 5000 or bespoke fee
Residential – more than 150 dwellings
Non-residential – over 10,000 sq m floorspace
Site area more than 4 Ha(where no. of dwellings or floorspace is unknown) each additional meeting/response 800 or bespoke fee


Exemptions 

The following types of enquiry are eligible for a 50% fee reduction

  • Non-Residential Development by existing Micro Businesses (up to 10 employees)
  • Development by Town & Parish Councils

The following types of enquiry are free

  • Listed Building advice where the works do not require planning permission
  • Affordable Housing-led Schemes in agreement with Council.
  • Development Specifically Intended to Improve Disabled Access

Notes

  • Where a bespoke fee is appropriate this will be agreed with applicant through a Planning Performance Agreeement
  • Floorspace means gross external floorspace
  • The larger element of a mixed use scheme will be used to determine which category of fee applies
  • All fees are inclusive of VAT
  • Where it is agreed that the advice can be provided without a meeting the cost of the meeting may be refunded
  • Where a request has been received but the officer has not yet started to work on the request the fee may be refunded less an administrative fee of £50
  • For fee calculation purposes, flats and holiday accommodation are considered as dwellings

When this content has been updated

Last updated 8 October 2020