Fees and charges

Current fees and charges for the following council services:

Highways and Engineering Services

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
Local transport plan documents
  • £367 per volume
Permanent traffic regulation orders including advertising
  • At cost - minimum charge £1,000
Initial officer assessment for applications for tourism signs
  • £75
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - up to 3 signs
  • £141
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - each additional sign
  • £75
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

 

  • £180
  • £180
  • £180
  • minimum cost of £180 per 0.5 square kilometre, then £365 per extra square kilometre over 0.5 extra square kilometre
Supply of technical survey data
  • £42
Highways Section 278 agreement

(Non refundable deposit will be deducted from the supervision fee if the Section 278 goes ahead)
  • At cost with a £2,000 non refundable deposit

 

Road safety Charge
Road safety promotional
  • At cost

Cycle Training

  • Pedal Free: introduction to balance bikes for children aged 5-9 years
  • Bike Skills: traffic free training for children aged 5-9 years

 

  • £4 per child
  • £7.50 per child

Services of cycling coaches / instructors / trainers

(additional costs will apply for the supply of equipment)

  • 1/2 day morning
  • 1/2 day afternoon
  • full day

 

  • £100
  • £68
  • £168

 

Rights of way Charge
Stopping up and diversion of Public rights of way - non refundable deposit
  • At cost with £100 non refundable deposit

 

Highways Charge
Construction of residential footway crossings
  • At cost
Vehicular crossing licenses
  • £100

Residential footway crossings in conjunction with highways work

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

 

  • £90
  • £90
Industrial crossings - provision of details and services and supervision
  • £475

Installation of private services in the highway

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

 

  • £145
  • £145
  • £141
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

 

  • £100
  • £141

Traffic regulation orders

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

 

  • £760 (+ VAT on advertising only)
  • £760 (+ VAT on advertising only)
New street agreement (Section 38) for roadworks with a value up to £100,000
  • £1,560 lump sum plus 8% value of works
New street agreement (Section 38) for roadworks with a valued over £100,000
  • £3,640 lump sum plus 8% value of works
Keep clear road markings
  • £141
Design work for private developers
  • At cost + VAT
Sale of road planings - per tonne
  • £11
Skip licence
  • £30

Sale of old cast iron columns

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

 

  • £85
  • £100
  • £115

 

Drainage services Charge
Drainage consents for works in ordinary watercourses
  • £50
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
  • £40
Driver training - excluding vehicle per hour
  • £23
Blue card assessment fee - including eye test and photo permit
  • £40
Passenger carrying vehicles
  • (£10 discount if using own vehicle)
Risk assessment fee and report - per hour
  • £20
Accessible vehicle consultancy and detailed specification
  • £210 flat fee
Driver training - passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) category D1 minibus (per person)
  • £780

 

Housing and Environment Services

Fees and charges for:

General health services

Service provided Charge

(including VAT@ 20%)
Statement of fact (accident investigation) £171.04
Riding establishment act (plus vets fees) £108.78
Export certificate (food) £70.00
Personal land searches (health) £48.10
Accommodation report for immigration entry requirements £89.05
Health report for the export of second hand clothes and shoes £59.80
Licence fee for an eligible house in multiple occupation (HMO) with up to and including 5 units of accommodation £575.00*
Fee for each unit of accommodation over 5 £57.50*
Renewal of HMO licence fee £345.00

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 - £5.00
Up to 4 hours means tested benefits £10.00
Up to 4 hours - £25.00

 

Waste Management 

Service provided Charge

(including VAT@ 20%)
Delivery charge for new, replacement or additional wheelie bins £30.00
Special bulky collection (from indoors) £47.50
Bulky collection (from outdoors) £15.00
Collection of a refrigerator or freezer £24.43
White garden bags £2.00
White bags for schools only £2.00
Bulk containers for schools per collection £13.68
Bulk containers for academies per collection £16.42
Garden waste annual subscription £40.00

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 £88.45

Planning service charges

Charges from 1st April 2017 (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)

 

  • £7.20
  • £7.20
  • £7.20
  • £7.20
LDF Statement of community involvement (includes £1.00 postage) £7.20

 

Document copying (Planning Services)
Service Charge
A4 £0.34
A3 £0.58
A2 £1.20
A1/A0 £1.32

Freedom of Information Act

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

 

  • 0.20p (A4); 0.30p (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 £444

 

Informal enquiries regarding the need for planning permission
Service Charge
Domestic and agricultural £79.20
Advertisements £79.20
Other £79.20
Other (complex) £151.20

 

Other enquiries including property information
Service Charge
Domestic (single properties) £57.60
Domestic (complex) £86.40
Others £93.60
Others (complex) £136.80
Personal searches £64.80

Confirmation of deemed compliance with planning conditions:

  • Householder
  • Others

 

  • £28
  • £97

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
  • £1,296
  • £316.80
  • £460.80

 

 

Publications
Service Charge
Weekly planning list Only available online
Decision notice £0.24
Copyright plans - administration fee £0.24
Enforcement notice £0.24
Decision list £0.24

 

Replacement Calderdale Unitary development plan
Service Charge
Replacement Calderdale Unitary development plan (2006) written statement (including £5 postage) £79.20
A4 photocopies of individual pages are available £0.24
Replacement maps (full set of 7 sheets) (includes £4 postage) £56.16
Individual replacement maps (includes £1 postage) £7.20
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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