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
£50 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
£100 EMS application with supporting plans
Major Projects
Extension to a property including a front, rear and side extensions
£30/m2 - Limited to £500 / 17m2 EMS application with supporting plans
Environmental Projects***
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
Chimney Plot Splits
Flue New Porch
Guttering  Proposed Garage
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
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***Environmental Projects  
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: 10/03/2022

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