The following charges apply to the listed services:

Requests for planning site history:

Copies of any documentation, e.g. Decision Notices and building listings £15, and £5 each for any other Decision Notices on the same property. All charges will be plus VAT. ** Please note: from 3 April 2018 the charge will increase to £16.50, and £5.50 respectively **

Pre-application advice:

We offer a pre-application service, find out how to apply and the charges here.

Householder Development Planning Questionnaire:

The charge for this service is £51.80 (incl. VAT) is payable in advance (we do not invoice). ** Please note: from 3 April 2018 the fee will be £57.00 (incl. VAT) **

So that we can ring you to take a card payment please provide a telephone number with your request. Please follow the link to the form.

Written advice on the need for Listed Building Consent:

Advice on the need to apply for listed building consent can be obtained by writing to the Planning & Conservation Team, Planning Services, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG. Please provide as much detail as possible, this can include sketch plans and photographs. Charges as the Householder Development Planning Questionnaire above. 

Non-householder development:

Written advice on the need for planning permission for non-householder developments are also charged as the Householder Development Planning Questionnaire above.


The authority is unable to continue to cover the costs of these discretionary services without making the revised charge to the customer. The charges will be reviewed annually.

Last updated: 13 March 2018

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