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Fees for pre-application advice

Fees for pre-application advice

Below are details of how the South Downs National Park Authority provides pre-application advice.

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Scale of Development

Fee (inclusive of VAT @ 20%)

Level of Advice Given

Timeframe for Response

DINPP

£0

Written Response to completed DINPP form

15 working days

Householder

£0

Informal ‘duty officer’ conversation: No written response – only constraint identification

contact the relevant team

Householder  

£0
(If a meeting is required £48 per hour)

Completed householder pro-forma: Written response (inc site visit if required)

20 working days from receipt of valid information

Replacement dwellings and other development (change of use; agricultural development; advertisements; telecommunications)

£72
(If a meeting is required £48 per hour

Written response (inc site visit if required) to completed other developments pro-forma.

20 working days from receipt of valid information

1-3 dwellings; up to 499m² commercial floorspace

£240
(£48 per hour for additional meetings)

Site visit, written response to completed other developments pro-forma and 1 x 1hr meeting on the information provided.

25 working days from receipt of valid information

4-9 dwellings; up to 500-999m² commercial floorspace

£360
(£48 per hour for additional meetings)

Site visit, written response to completed other developments pro-forma and up to 2 x 1hr meetings on the information provided.

25 working days from receipt of valid information

10-29 dwellings; up to 1,000-1,999m² commercial floorspace

£900
(£48 per hour for additional meetings)

Site visit, written response to completed other developments pro-forma and up to 2 x 1hr meetings on the information provided.

Initial contact made within 5 working days to agree timetable

30-99 dwellings; 1,999m² to 3,500m² commercial floorspace

£1,800
(£48 per hour for additional meetings)

Site visit, written response to completed other developments pro-forma and up to 3 x 1hr meetings on the information provided.

Initial contact made within 5 working days to agree timetable

Anything over the above thresholds

10% of Planning Application Fee

Case by case agreement after initial meeting in response to completed other developments pro-forma

Initial contact made within 5 working days to agree timetable

 

 

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