Planning pre-application advice

Applying for pre-application advice

You can apply online for pre-application advice.

Apply for pre-application advice

We will acknowledge receipt of your request and give the timescale for a reply, together with the name and contact details of the case officer.

Planning pre-application advice fees

The following fees apply for different types of advice – please state 'pre-application submission' when making your payment.

Advice type Fee, including VAT Time within which we provide advice
Householder – written advice £61.80 15 working days
Householder – written advice and half-hour meeting with planning officer £98.40 15 working days
Householder, proposals in a conservation area or works to listed building – written advice and half-hour meeting with planning officer and conservation officer £345.60 15 working days
Single dwelling, replacement or residential annexe – written advice and half-hour meeting with planning officer £184.80 30 working days
Single dwelling, replacement or residential annexe in a conservation area or for a listed building – written advice and half-hour meeting with planning officer and conservation officer £432 30 working days
Alterations to a listed buildings, either residential or commercial – written advice and half-hour meeting with planning officer and conservation officer £345.60 30 working days
Minor development – written advice and 1 hour meeting £530.40 30 working days
Major development – written advice and 1 hour meeting £1,776 40 working days
Follow-up meetings – householder £50 for additional 1-hour meetings and, when schemes change, the fee for further comments is also £50 15 working days
Follow-up meetings – minor development £120 for additional 1-hour meetings and, when schemes change, the fee for further comments is also £120 30 working days
Follow-up meetings – major development £360 for additional 1-hour meetings and, when schemes change, the fee for further comments is also £360 40 working days
Attendance at meetings by a specialist – for example, ecology or listed building £200 per hour in addition to the meeting cost
Development Management

: development.management@thurrock.gov.uk