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Planning application fees and how to pay

Last Modified October 20, 2017

Planning application fees

Please note, the council's payment system will be down on Wednesday 13 October from around 1pm until 6pm for an essential upgrade.  This will include the automated telephone line, website payments, payments over the telephone and the reception kiosk.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.

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You can also use the fees calculator and the volume calculator to help you.

How to pay

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

  • By paying online. Please 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 address, details below.
  • 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: admin.planning@hertsmere.gov.uk


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