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Planning Fees

First, check what you have to pay for your application.

Then, make your payment using our secure payment system using your Planning Portal or Tunbridge Wells Planning Application reference number. Please include the first line of the site address.

Please note that a separate application and fee may be required under the building regulations in addition to the fee for a planning application.

Fee Exemptions

You may not be required to submit a fee with your application if any of the following apply:

  • an Article 4 direction has been served on the land
  • due to the requirements of a condition imposed on a previous planning permission
  • where an application for planning permission or advertisement consent has been approved, refused or withdrawn or where an appeal has been dismissed, the new application is made within 12 months for the same character or description of development or advertisement of the first decision or, in the case of a withdrawal, the date of the submission of the application
  • where the Council has failed to determine an application and where the new application is made within 12 months of the expiry of the period for the determination
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