Charges now apply to pre-applications planning advice. The table below sets out the fees that apply to different types of development, and the level of service that you can expect to receive.
Pre application planning advice and fees
Pre application planning advice
Charges and information about the service
|Portsmouth City Council - Pre-App Charges (July 2014)|
*where a pre-application request crosses over between categories, the higher fee will be charged
|FEE||Notes on Service Provided|
|PAPA02 Small Scale Development|
NB - Please note we are unable to provide pre-application advice for HMO enquiries. You are advised to consult our HMO database and/or proceed to a full application.
|PAPA03 Minor Development||£250|
|PAPA04 Medium Development||£400|
|PAPA05 Major Development||£600|
|PAPA06 Planning Performance Agreement||Case by case||Bespoke service; initial meeting to agree series of meetings and a unique timetable for a subsequent planning application.|
|PAPA07 Development for a Disabled Person||Free|
The table below indicates which application form you should use, and what you need to submit. In all cases, payment must be made with the application.
☓ = not needed ✓ = required * = helpful
|wdt_ID||Service||Pre-Application Form to Use||Fee||Site Plan||Elevations and Floor Plans (existing and proposed)||Summary of proposed development||Design and Access Statement - Draft||Photos|
|1||Householder, adverts and 'small scale development'||Householder & Small Development||£40||*||*||✔||☓||*|
|2||Minor Development||Commercial Development||£250||✔||✔||✔||☓||*|
|3||Medium Development||Commercial Development||£400||✔||✔||☓||✔||✔|
|4||Major Development||Commercial Development||£600||✔||✔||☓||✔||✔|
The Planning System operates on the metric scale not imperial. All pre-application enquiries should use metric units only and failure to do so may delay your response.