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Luton Borough Council

Planning fees

 

The fees listed below are effective from 1 April 2021. There will be no refunds given once payment has been made to the fees below, except for duplicate payments.

Application processing fee

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

  • Reference: no reference required
  • Cost: £120

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).

  • Reference: planning application reference number for example 21/000182/FUL
  • Cost: £60

Pay fee for archive document request

Compliance of condition confirmation

Required when requesting compliance of planning conditions.

  • Reference: monitoring officer will confirm reference number
  • Cost: £116

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.

  • Reference: planning application reference number for example 21/000182/FUL
  • Cost: £100

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.

  • Cost: £100

Pay fee for fast track householder application

Fast track lawful development certificate proposed

A guaranteed decision within 10 working days of receipt of a valid application.
  • Cost: £200
Pay fee for fast track lawful development certificate peoposed

Fast track prior approval householder application

A guaranteed decision within 5 working days of the conclusion of the 21 consultation period.
  • Cost: £75
Pay fee for fast track prior approval or notification application

Fast track prior approval/notification

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

  • Cost: £75

Pay fee for fast track prior approval/notification

Pre application service

  • Reference: pre application PAS reference number for example PAS308052552
  • Cost: validation team will confirm amount once application is valid and ask customer to pay online, using a reference number

Pay fee for pre application service

Prior notification/approval application

Required when submitting a prior notification application that is not available on the planning portal website.

  • Reference: planning application reference number for example 21/000182/PARES
  • Cost: validation team will confirm amount once application is valid and ask customer to pay online, using a reference number.

Pay fee for prior notification/approval application​

Reply to professional enquires – complex

Complex fee for letter response, including copies of legal documents.
  • Reference: planning application reference number for example 21/000182/FUL
  • Cost: £97
Pay fee for reply to professional enquires – complex

Reply to professional enquires – standard

Confirmation regarding TPOs, listed buildings and conservation areas.

  • Reference: planning application reference number for example 21/000182/FUL
  • Cost: £32

Pay fee for reply to professional enquires – standard

Technical advice

Chargeable for permitted development restriction confirmation.

  • Reference: full address require
  • Cost: £75

Pay fee for technical advice

Tree preservation order (TPO)

Confirmation that a property is subject of a TPO and a copy of the order.

  • Reference: TPO number for example E107/132
  • Cost: £49

Pay fee for TPO confirmation

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