Planning Application Fees


There are different fees depending on the type of application you are making.

Find out how much your planning application is using the Guide to Planning Application Fees (PDF 109kb).

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Fee Calculator

Use the Fee Calculator on the Planning Portal website

Volume Calculator

Use the Volume Calculator on the Planning Portal website

How to Pay

You can pay for your application in a number of ways.

  • By paying onlinePlease note that to make an online payment for planning fees you will need either your planning portal reference number or the planning application reference number.
  • By cheque, payable to Hertsmere Borough Council.  Send it with your application to our main offices.
  • By debit or credit card over the phone, once you have submitted your application. Telephone 020 8207 2277.
  • By asking a member of our validation team to contact you to obtain your card details. They will then complete the transaction for you using the online facility.

If you have a question about payment or application fees, contact our validation team on 020 8207 2277 or by email to