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

 

  • £42.00 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 £367.00 per volume
Permanent traffic regulation orders including advertising At cost - minimum charge £1,000
Initial officer assessment for applications for tourism signs £75.00
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - up to 3 signs £141.00
Traffic team sign design and requisition from Highway maintenance - each additional sign £75.00
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

 

  • £180.00
  • £180.00
  • £180.00
  • minimum cost of £180.00 per 0.5 square kilometre, then £365.00 per extra square kilometre over 0.5 extra square kilometre
Supply of technical survey data £42.00
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

 

  • £4.00 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

 

  • £100.00
  • £68.00
  • £168.00

 

Rights of way Charge
Stopping up and diversion of Public rights of way - non refundable deposit At cost with £100.00 non refundable deposit

Creation of street name for new street

  • first street
  • additional street each thereafter

 

  • £270.00
  • £60.00

Alteration of street name for unoccupied new street

  • first street
  • additional street each thereafter

 

  • £270.00
  • £60.00
Creation / alteration of street name for existing occupied street - each street £385.00

Addressing new, numbered properties

  • up to 5 properties
  • 6 to 25 properties
  • 26 to 75 properties
  • 76 properties or more

 

  • £141.00
  • £270.00
  • £540.00
  • £650.00

Addressing new named properties

  • up to 5 properties
  • each additional plot thereafter

 

  • £170.00
  • £60.00 each additional plot

Replacement of numbering scheme for occupied properties

  • up to 5 properties
  • 6 to 25 properties
  • 26 properties or more

 

  • £225.00
  • £330.00
  • £445.00
Renaming existing property - single occupancy £275.00
Renaming existing property - multiple occupancy £380.00
Preparing a plot-to-postal chart £65.00 + VAT
Correction of an error in the Council's records No charge

 

Highways Charge
Construction of residential footway crossings At cost
Vehicular crossing licenses 100.00

Residential footway crossings in conjunction with highways work

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

 

  • 90.00
  • 90.00
Industrial crossings - provision of details and services and supervision £475.00

Installation of private services in the highway

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

 

  • £145.00
  • £145.00
  • £141.00
Supply and erection of street nameplates At cost
Erection and maintenance of banners At cost - minimum charge £145.00 + VAT

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

  • domestic
  • business

 

  • £100.00
  • £141.00

Traffic regulation orders

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

 

  • £760.00 (+ VAT on advertising only)
  • £760.00 (+ 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 £141.00
Design work for private developers At cost + VAT
Sale of road planings - per tonne £11.00
Skip licence £30.00

Sale of old cast iron columns

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

 

  • £85.00
  • £100.00
  • £115.00

 

Drainage services Charge
Drainage consents for works in ordinary watercourses £50.00
Sustainable drainage systems applications (from October 2014) Contact Highways

 

Transport services Charge 
Taxi compliance testing (Transport a/c) £60.00
Driver training - including vehicle per hour £40.00
Driver training - excluding vehicle per hour £23.00
Blue card assessment fee - including eye test and photo permit £40.00
Passenger carrying vehicles (£10.00 discount if using own vehicle)
Risk assessment fee and report - per hour £20.00
Accessible vehicle consultancy and detailed specification £210.00 flat fee
Driver training - passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) category D1 minibus (per person) £780.00

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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