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We are currently experiencing delays on a number of refuse, recycling and garden waste rounds. If the whole street has been missed we will be aware and will return as soon as possible. Please leave the bins/containers out for collection.

Pre-application planning fees

Pre-application advice fees

These are are set by Teignbridge on 1 April each year.   Please also see exemptions and notes below the table of fees.

    From 1 April 2021
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 200
House Holder/Listed Building site visit combined fee 300
Small Minor   Desk top evaluation with written response 200
Residential – 1 dwelling
Non-residential – Less than 200 sq m floorspace As above but includes one meeting where agreed 350
Change of use with no works
Medium Minor Desk top evaluation, one meeting and written response 600
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 200
Large Minor  Desk top evaluation, one meeting and written response 800
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

  • Development within Use Classes B2, B8 or E (excluding retail) of less than 1000 sqm
  • Retail development of less than 280 sqm
  • 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 27 April 2021