Estate Management Scheme Fee Schedule
Fees for Estate Management Scheme applications area outlined below.
|Replacement - Genuinely like for like.
The replacement of an existing feature that will not alter its location, scale, appearance, design, materials and/or colour
|Free||EMS application with supporting plans to check that the proposal is genuinely like-for-like|
|Small Projects* - where the alteration is not a like for like replacement.
A proposed feature not currently present, or existing being replaced with changes, on the property or land - small in scale/impact
|£75||EMS application with supporting plans|
|Medium Projects** - where the alteration is not a like for like replacement
A proposed feature not currently present, or existing being replaced with changes, on the property or land - Large scale/impact
|£140||EMS application with supporting plans|
Extension to a property including a front, rear and side extensions
|£35/m2 (approx. 14m2) - Limited to £500||EMS application with supporting plans|
The addition of environmental/alternative energy initiatives to the host property or land
|Free||EMS application with supporting plans to check the proposal is acceptable with minimum harm|
|Tree or Hedgerow Works
Application for the removal or works to a existing tree 4m / 15 feet tall or greater. Hedgerow removal works to all features to the front of a property.
|Free||Tree and Hedgerow EMS Application|
|*Small Projects||**Medium Projects|
|Hopper Heads||Garage Conversion|
|External Pipe Works||Loft Conversion|
|Alterations to external walls||Proposed New Dormer Windows|
|Hardstanding||Proposed New Roof Lights|
|Sheds||Proposed New Windows|
|Fencing||Proposed New External Door|
|Boundary treatments||Proposed Wall Insulation|
|Vehicle Gates||Replacement of Roof|
|Satellite Dish||Proposed New Balcony|
|Aerials||Proposed New Conservatory|
|Soffits and Bargeboards||Swimming Pool|
|Security and Ornamental Lighting||Basement|
|Large Climbing Frames||Demolition|
|External Boilers||Houses of Multiple Occupation|
|CCTV||Subdivision of Dwelling|
|Burgular Alarms||Back Garden Development|
|Photovoltaic cells and Solar Hot Water Panels||Electric Vehicle Charging Points|
|Wind Turbines||External Wall Insulation|
|Air Source Heat Pump||Rain Water Harvesting|
The fee for multiple small and medium projects within the same application will be capped at £100.
At present the Council charges £242 for retrospective applications and this will remain unchanged.
Please note that the fees would be in addition to any planning application fees that may be required for the proposed projects.
Page updated: 3/04/2023