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Luton Borough Council

Planning fees

​The fees listed below are effective from 1 April 2021.

Application processing fee

Required when submitting a postal application which requires additional scanning and administration resources - this will be required for validation.

Pay fee for application processing

Archive document request (within 10 working days)

A request for historic or archive documents such as a decision notice, section 106 document or a set of plans).

Pay fee for archive document request

Compliance of condition confirmation

Required when requesting compliance of planning conditions.

Pay fee for compliance of condition confirmation

Fast track archive document request (within 24 hours)

A fast track request for historic or archive documents such as a decision notice, section 106 document or a set of plans.

Pay fee for fast track archive document request

Fast track householder application

A guaranteed decision within 5 working days of the conclusion of the consultation period.

Pay fee for fast track householder application

Fast track prior approval/notification

A guaranteed decision within 5 working days of the conclusion of the consultation period.

Pay fee for fast track prior approval/notification

Fast track prior lawful development certificate

A guaranteed decision within 10 working days of receipt of a valid application.

Pay fee for fast track prior lawful development certificate

Pre application service

Validation team will confirm amount once the application is valid and ask customer to pay online, using your PAS reference number.

Pay fee for pre application service

Prior approval householder application fast track

Required when submitting a prior notification application that is not available on the planning portal website. Validation team will confirm amount once the application is valid and ask you to pay online, using a reference number.

Pay fee for prior approval or notification application

Reply to professional enquires – complex

Complex fee for letter response, including copies of legal documents

Pay fee for reply to professional enquires – complex

Prior notification/approval application

Required when submitting a prior notification application that is not available on the planning portal website. Validation team will confirm amount once the application is valid and ask customer to pay online, using a reference number.

Pay fee for prior notification/approval application​

Reply to professional enquires – standard

Confirmation regarding TPOs, listed buildings and conservation areas.

Pay fee for reply to professional enquires – standard

Technical advice

Chargeable for permitted development restriction confirmation.

Pay fee for technical advice

Tree preservation order (TPO)

Confirmation that a property is subject of a TPO and a copy of the order. Please supply TPO number for example E107/132.​

Pay fee for TPO confirmation

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