London Borough of Barnet

Online forms: Request for pre-application planning advice

This form can be used for formalised written pre-application planning advice which is available on all development proposals and certain planning and development briefs.

The categories of pre-application planning advice available are outlined below (all prices include VAT).  Please refer to the guidance notes which can be found here for further information.

Category A + (Complex - 150+ residential units or 4000m2+ of commercial floor space)

Initial meeting

£9,277.00

Category A (Complex - 100+ residential units or 4000m2+ of commercial floor space)

Initial meeting

£7,215.50

Category B (Complex - 25+ residential units or 2000m2+ of commercial floor space)

Initial meeting

£5,154.00

Category C (Major - 10-24 residential units or 1000m2-2000m2 commercial floor space)

Initial meeting

£2,577.00

Category D + (Minor - 5-9 residential units, 100m2-999m2 commercial floor space or creation of one residential unit where there are complex heritage issues)

Initial meeting

£1,546.00

Category D (Minor - 2-4 residential units, 100m2-999m2 commercial floor space or creation of one residential unit where there are complex heritage issues)

Written Advice

£824.50

Category E (Creation of one residential unit: creation of one additional residential house or flat; The replacement of an existing residential unit; The conversion of 1 property into 2 residential units (Please note, where there are complex heritage listed building or conservation issues, a replacement or additional dwelling may still fall within category D)

Written Advice

£273.00

Category F (Small scale development: Small extensions/ alterations (including advertisements) to commercial or similar premises below the threshold of category D; Small changes of use to such premises below the threshold of category D; Other small scale developments below the threshold of category D

Written Advice

£216.50

Category G (Householder development: Extensions or alterations to a single residential unit)

Written Advice

£118.50

Rates For Officers Giving Specialist Advice and Charges for Subsequent Meetings

Case Officer up to Principal Planner

Per hour

£216.50

Team Leader/Manager

Per hour

£270.50

Service Heads and Directors

Per hour

£324.50

Business relationship manager

Annual charge

£2,164.50

Specialist Advice (Trees, Conservation and Design, Highways)

Per hour

£257.50