Fees and charges

Current fees and charges for the following council services:

Strategic Infrastructure

Unless stated, all prices are exclusive of VAT.

General Charge

Published data

  • Traffic
  • Rights of way

 

  • £42 per document
  • Photocopying costs

Non-published data

  • Traffic
  • Rights of way

 

  • At cost
  • At cost

 

Traffic and transportation Charge
Traffic regulation orders - copies / extracts
  • At cost
Permanent traffic regulation orders including advertising
  • At cost - minimum charge £1,020
Initial officer assessment for applications for tourism signs
  • £77
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - up to 3 signs
  • £150
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - each additional sign
  • £80
Manufacture, supply and installation of signs and posts
  • At cost + VAT

Provision of road casualty data

  • each single isolated major junction up to 25 metres approach
  • each collection of closely associated minor junctions
  • each length of road including side road junctions per 500 metres
  • larger areas

 

  • £185
  • £185
  • £185
  • minimum cost of £180 per 0.5 square kilometre, then £370 per extra square kilometre over 0.5 extra square kilometre
Highways Section 278 agreement

(Non refundable deposit will be deducted from the supervision fee if the Section 278 goes ahead)
  • At cost with a £2,500 non refundable deposit

 

Rights of way Charge
Stopping up and diversion of Public rights of way - non refundable deposit
  • At cost with £200 non refundable deposit

 

Highways Charge
Construction of residential footway crossings
  • At cost
Vehicular crossing licenses
  • £105

Residential footway crossings in conjunction with highways work

  • up to 2 metres wide
  • as above plus additional metre width

 

  • £250
  • £125
Industrial crossings - provision of details and services and supervision
  • £485

Installation of private services in the highway

  • License fee
  • New roads and street works act (NRASWA) noticing
  • Supervision / inspection

 

  • £148
  • £148
  • £144
Supply and erection of street nameplates
  • At cost
Erection and maintenance of banners
  • At cost - minimum charge £145 + VAT

Licence fee for erection of scaffolding / hoarding / fencing in the highway

  • domestic
  • business

 

  • £102
  • £145

Traffic regulation orders

  • Temporary traffic regulation orders including advertising
  • Emergency traffic regulation orders

 

  • £775 (+ VAT on advertising only)
  • £775 (+ VAT on advertising only)
New street agreement (Section 38) for roadworks with a value up to £100,000
  • £1,600 lump sum plus 8% value of works
New street agreement (Section 38) for roadworks with a valued over £100,000
  • £3,800 lump sum plus 8% value of works
Keep clear road markings
  • £180
Design work for private developers
  • At cost + VAT
Skip licence
  • £30

Sale of old cast iron columns

  • column with no arms
  • column with one arm
  • column with two arms

 

  • £100
  • £110
  • £120

 

Drainage services Charge
Drainage consents for works in ordinary watercourses
  • £51
Sustainable drainage systems applications (from October 2014)
  • Contact Highways

 

Transport services Charge 
Taxi compliance testing (Transport a/c)
  • £60
Driver training - including vehicle per hour
  • £41
Driver training - excluding vehicle per hour
  • £24
Blue card assessment fee - including eye test and photo permit
  • £41
Passenger carrying vehicles
  • (£10 discount if using own vehicle)
Risk assessment fee and report - per hour
  • £21
Accessible vehicle consultancy and detailed specification
  • £215 flat fee
Driver training - passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) category D1 minibus (per person)
  • £796

 

Housing and Environment Services

Fees and charges for:

General health services

Service provided Charge

(including VAT@ 20%)
Statement of fact (accident investigation) £174.46
Riding establishment act (plus vets fees) £1,110.96
Export certificate (food) £70
Personal land searches (health) £49.06
Accommodation report for immigration entry requirements £90.83
Health report for the export of second hand clothes and shoes £61.02
Licence fee for an eligible house in multiple occupation (HMO) with up to and including 5 units of accommodation £586.50*
Fee for each unit of accommodation over 5 £58.65*
Renewal of HMO licence fee £352

Note: * A discount of 20% will be given to members of the Calderdale Landlord accreditation scheme.

Handyperson service

Complexity of task Customer's status Charge

(including VAT @ 20%)
Very small job - £5
Up to 4 hours means tested benefits £10
Up to 4 hours - £25

Waste Management

Service provided Charge

(including VAT@ 20%)
Delivery charge for new, replacement or additional wheelie bins £30
Special bulky collection (from indoors) quote required, minimum £61.80
Bulky collection (from outdoors) £25 for up to eight items
Collection of a refrigerator or freezer £25
White garden bags £2.08
White bags for schools only £2.08
Bulk containers for schools per collection £14
Bulk containers for academies per collection £16.80
Garden waste annual subscription

£42 or £40 for online payments

Note: Charges for bags and labels are VAT inclusive. The cost of bulk purchases will be a multiple of the item price.

Works in default

Type of service Charge

(including VAT)
Reports to insurance companies to assist claim resolution £90.22

Planning service charges

Charges from 1st April 2018 (Note: All charges include VAT @ 20%).

Calderdale Local Development Framework (LDF)
Service Charge

Annual monitoring report (AMR) (includes £1 postage):

  • AMR (2005)
  • AMR (2006)
  • AMR (2007)
  • AMR (2008)

 

  • £8
  • £8
  • £8
  • £8
LDF Statement of community involvement (includes £1.00 postage)
  • £8

 

Document copying (Planning Services)
Service Charge
A4
  • £0.50
A3
  • £0.70
A2
  • £1.50
A1/A0
  • £1.60

Freedom of Information Act

  • Building Control: scale of photocopying charges
  • Building Control: building application form information

 

  • 0.24p (A4); 0.36p (A3)
  • Free

 

Building Control
Service Charge
Building regulation enquiries in respect of property searches etc
  • £30 per property enquiry

 

High hedges
Service Charge
Determining complaints re: high hedges
  • £460

 

Informal enquiries regarding the need for planning permission
Service Charge
Domestic and agricultural
  • £85
Advertisements
  • £85
Other
  • £85
Other (complex)
  • £155

 

Other enquiries including property information
Service Charge
Domestic (single properties)
  • £60
Domestic (complex)
  • £90
Others
  • £100
Others (complex)
  • £145

Confirmation of deemed compliance with planning conditions:

  • Householder
  • Others

 

  • £35
  • £100

Informal enquiries regarding likelihood of securing planning permission

  • Strategic development
  • Major development (including up to 2 meetings)
  • Minor development (including 1 meeting)
  • Minor (complex) (including up to 2 meetings)

 

  • Subject to negotiation
  • £1,325
  • £325
  • £470

 

 

Publications
Service Charge
Weekly planning list
  • Only available online
Decision notice
  • £0.30
Copyright plans - administration fee
  • £0.30
Enforcement notice
  • £0.30
Decision list
  • £0.30

 

Replacement Calderdale Unitary development plan
Service Charge
Replacement Calderdale Unitary development plan (2006) written statement (including £5 postage)
  • £80
A4 photocopies of individual pages are available
  • £0.28
Replacement maps (full set of 7 sheets) (includes £4 postage)
  • £60
Individual replacement maps (includes £1 postage)
  • £8
Other documents no longer available in paper format
  • Documents will be emailed upon request

 

Regeneration service charges

Document copying

Paper size Charge per sheet

A4

£0.20

A3

£0.30

A2

£1.00

A1/A0

£1.10

 

Freedom of Information Act information: Photocopying

Type of information Paper size Charge per sheet

(excluding VAT)

Council land ownership - (does the Council own a piece of land?)

A4

A3

£0.20 per sheet

£0.30 per sheet

Details of Council properties available for sale or rental

A4

A3

£0.20 per sheet

£0.30 per sheet

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