Planning and building control

Planning fees and how to pay


Download the planning application fees for all application types in England, including those where no fee or a reduced fee applies.

Planning application fees - Planning portal website

There is no VAT on planning application fees.

How to pay

If you're applying via the Planning Portal, you’ll be prompted to pay online when you submit your application.

If you’ve applied by other means you’ll need to quote the site of your application and your application number (if known) and:

  • Pay online
  • Pay over the phone by debit or credit card on 0151 233 3021.

If you’ve made a BACS payment, please email providing details of the payment, the site address of the planning application and the planning reference number.