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Planning application fees

The cost of making a planning application varies depending on the proposal.

The Planning Portal has information on current planning application fees (PDF/111KB/9 pages)

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A Department for Communities and Local Government publication: Planning application fees - the Government's offer (PDF/372 KB/19 pages)

A fee calculator is also available to help assess how much your application will cost.

Fees can be paid by:

  • cheque payable to South Lakeland District Council
  • ringing the Planning Admin Team on 01539 793 330 and using a credit or debit card
  • using the Planning Portal if you are submitting your application electronically (alternatively cheques can be posted separately to us, quoting the Planning Portal's reference number for your application and the site address)