Costs & Contracts // Planning Application Fees

Scale of Fees for Planning Applications effective 11 March 2003

Class of Development

Amount of Fee

1. The provision of a house.

€65

2. (a) Any works for the carrying out of maintenance, improvement or other alteration of an existing house (including any works for theprovision of an extension or the conversion for use as art of the house of any garage, store, shed or other structure).

€34

(b) Any other works, including the erection, construction or alteration of structures, within or bounding the curtilage of an existing house, for purposes ancillary to the enjoyment of the house as such.

€34

3. The provision of buildings or other structures for the purposes of agriculture or the keeping of greyhounds.

(i) In the case of buildings, €80 for each building, or €1 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided in excess of 50 square metres in the case of a building for the keeping of greyhounds or 200 square metres in any other case, whichever is the greater, (ii) in the case of any other structures, €80 for each structure, subject to a maximum of €300.

4. The provision of buildings other than buildings coming within class 1, 2, 2A, 3 or 4.

€80 for each building, or €3.60 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided, whichever is the greater.

5. (a) The use of uncultivated land or semi-natural areas for intensive agricultural purposes.

€5 for each hectare of site area.

(b) Initial afforestation.

€5 for each hectare of site area.

(c) The replacement of broadleaf high forest by conifer species.

€80, or €5 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.

(d) Peat extraction.

€5 for each hectare of site area.

6. The use of land for;

€500, or €50 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.

(a)the mining and working of minerals,

 

(b) the deposit of refuse or waste.

 

7. The use of land for€

€80, or €50 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.

(a)the keeping or placing of any tents, caravans or other structures (whether or not movable or collapsible) for the purpose of caravanning or camping or the sale of goods,

 

(b) the parking of vehicles,

 

(c)the open storage of vehicles or other objects or substances.

 

8. The provision on, in or under land of plant or machinery, or of tanks or other structures (other than buildings) for storage purposes.

€200, or €50 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.

9. The provision of an advertisement structure or the use of an existing structure or other land for the exhibition of advertisements.

€80, or €20 for each square metre, or part thereof, of advertising space to be provided, whichever is the greater.

10. The provision of overheadtransmission or distribution lines for conducting electricity, or over-head telecommunications lines.

€80, or €50 per 1,000 metres length, or part thereof, whichever is the greater.

11. The use of land as a golf course or a pitch and putt course.

€50 for each hectare of site area.

12. The use of land as a burial ground.

€200, or €50 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.

13. Development not coming within any of the foregoing classes.

€80, or €10 for each 0.1 hectare ofsite area, whichever is the greater.

 

Reduced fees for certain types of applications

1

The amount of fee payable in respect of an application for Outline Permission shall be three-quarters of the amount indicated in Column 2 of the Scale of Fees, opposite the mention of the relevant Class in Column 1, subject to minimum fee of €34.

2

The amount of fee payable in respect of an application for Permission Consequent on a Grant of Outline Permission or for a change of house type or modification of design shall be one-quarter of the amount indicated in Column 2 of the Scale of Fees, opposite the mention of the relevant Class in Column 1, subject to minimum fee of €34.

 

Maximum and minimum fees for planning applications

1. The maximum fee payable to a planning authority by an applicant in respect of an outline application shall be €28,500.

 

2. The maximum fee payable to a planning Authority by an applicant in respect of an application to which article 161 applies shall be €9,500.

3. The maximum fee payable to a planning authority by an applicant in respect of an application for permission for retention of unauthorised development applies shall be €125,000.

4. The maximum fee payable to a planning authority by an applicant in respect of any planning application other than an application mentioned in paragraph 1, 2 or 3 shall be €38,000.

5. The minimum fee payable to a planning authority by an applicant in respect of a planning application shall be €34 and, in any case where the planning authority make a refund in respect of a planning application, the refund shall not be such as to reduce the balance of the fee to less than €34.

 

Planning Appeal Feees also availbale from our website. Click here.

 

SIXTH SCHEDULE-MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Application under section 4 of Act of 1982.

€57

Copy of an entry in the register.

€9.25

 

SEVENTH SCHEDULE

Licence fees under section 89 of Act of 1963 in respect of specified appliances and structures

 

Column 1

Column 2

Appliance or Structure

Licence Fee

Part 1

Appliances and structures for servicing vehicles:

 

(a) A petrol or oil pump (including any delivery hose, air pipe, waterpipe or other attachment).

€57

(b) A movable pump or other appliance for dispensing any oil or oil derivative or mixture thereof.

€27

(c) A delivery pipe or hose attached to a petrol or oil pump which is not on a public road.

€27

(d) A petrol, oil or other storage tank (whether sub-divided or not) together with any associated manhole, inlet, outlet or pipe for connection with a pump.

5.50 for each 5,000 litres capacity or part thereof

(e) A pipe or an appliance with a pipe attachment for dispensing air or water not being a pipe or appliance attached to a petrol or oil pump for which a fee is pre-scribed under paragraph (a) above.

€7

Part II

Other appliances and structures

 

(a) A vending machine or other coin operated machine (not being a weighing machine) which is on a public road.

€57

(b) An appliance of any type referred to in Part I of this Schedule which is not used for servicing vehicles.

€27

(c) A case, rack, shelf or other appliance or structure for displaying articles for the purpose of advertisement or sale in or in connection with any adjacent business premises.

€27

(d) An advertisement consisting of any symbol, emblem, model, device or logo which is on a public road.

€27

(e) An advertisement structure which is on a public road.

€27

(f) A hoarding, fence or scaffold (not being a hoarding, fence or scaffold bounding a public road).

€27

(g) A town or landscape map on a public road.

€7

(h) A weighing machine on a public road.

€7

(i) A cable, wire or pipeline (not being a cable for conducting electricity for domestic or agricultural purposes or a drain or waterpipe).

13 per 800 metres length or part thereof.

(j) Tables and chairs outside a hotel, restaurant or public house.

€57

Part III

(a) A bridge, arch, tunnel, passage or other similar structure used or intended for use other than by the public and constructed on or after 1 October 1964.

€27

(b) A cellar or other underground structure constructed on or after the 1 October 1964.

€27

(c) A lamp-post

€13

(d) A cable for conducting electricity for domestic or agricultural purposes.

€13

(e) A cabinet used as part of a wired broadcast relay system by a person licensed under the Wireless Telegraphy (Wired Broadcast Relay Licence) Regulations, 1974.

€13

 

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment and Local Government this 16th day of November, 2001.

L.S.Noel Dempsey, T.D.

Minister for the Environment and Local Government.

The Minister for Finance hereby consents to these Regulations.

 

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Finance this 22nd day of November, 2001.

L.S.Charlie McCreevy, T.D.

Minister for Finance.

 

 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)The primary purpose of the Regulations is to provide for conversion to convenient euro (€) amounts of existing planning fees payable to planning authorities and An Bord Plean€la. The new fees, which will take effect from 1 January 2002, have been rounded down on conversion in favour of the consumer. The Regulations also provide for a quarter fee to apply to planning applications in respect of housing development authorised by a permission which is subject to the 2 year withering rule under section 96 (15) of the Planning and Development Act, 2000

Information in the Section: