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Development Services Fees and Charges

Our most frequently requested charges are listed below.  Many services can be paid online but please bear in mind you may need a quote and reference number from us first.  A full list is given in our Fees and Charges Booklet


Building Control

Service Charge
Pre-submission consultancy advice See Fees & Charges Booklet
Building Notice / Full Plans Get a quote
Regularisation Email buildingcontrol.kbc@northnorthants.gov.uk
Dangerous structures
(professional attendance/advice) (Note 1)
£65.00 per hour
(1 hour minimum)
Demolition charge
(upon submission of all demolition notices)
Exempt buildings
(when written confirmation is required)
Administration charge for processing a refund
(Note 2)
Re-open archived Building Control file for purpose of issuing a completion certificate £65.00 + £13.00 VAT =
Street naming and numbering Fee sheet for street naming and numbering

Note 1:  This charge relates to the attendance of a Building Control Surveyor only.  Any additional costs incurred by the Local Authority such as for contractors, plant hire, materials and/or equipment used to make a building or structure safe will also be recovered from the owner(s) of the building or structure.
Note 2:  In addition to this charge, costs associated with the administration and inspection of works undertaken will be deducted from the final amount to be refunded.

Land Charges

Copying Documents (revised 06/04/2017 - VAT charged at 20%)

The following documents are £12.50 + VAT (£15.00) per document

  • Decision notice
  • Enforcement notice
  • Appeal decision notice
  • Section 38 agreement
  • Section 106 agreement
  • TPO listing
  • Completion certificate

All other documents:

Size Charge Inc. VAT
A4 (first sheet) £1.00 £1.20
A4 (subsequent sheets) £0.20 £0.24
A3 (first sheet) £1.50 £1.80
A3 (subsequent sheets) £0.30 £0.36
Larger than A3 £3.50 £4.20
Microfiche (A4) per sheet £2.45 £2.92
Microfiche (A3) per sheet £3.43 £4.12

Research into

  • planning/building control history
  • ad hoc Section 106 enquiries
  • miscellaneous enquiries relating to planning applications and/or use classes
  • planning policies etc 

£30.00 + VAT (£36.00) per hour or part thereof

The above list is not exhaustive, please contact the service area if you have any further enquiries.