How to make your Planning & Building Standards Payments

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There are several Planning & Building Standards payment transactions that you can make securely through the Council's website by credit or debit card. Please have your Building Standards / Planning reference number to hand.


The types of payments you can currently make online are

  • Payment for Building Warrant
  • Extension of time to Building Warrant
  • Letter of Comfort for Expired Building Warrant
  • Letter of Comfort where No Warrant in place
  • Building Standards Exempt Works Report
  • Planning Application Fee
  • Press Notice Fee

By requesting a call back

You can send an email to the administration team requesting that they telephone you to authorise a payment via phone. If you select this option then send an email to with the subject Planning & Building Standards Payment. Within the email please give the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your contact number. We will use this number to call you back
  • The reason for the payment (e.g. Press Notice Fee, Payment for Building Warrant etc)
  • The Building Standards or Planning reference number
  • The amount you are expecting to pay.

A team member will validate the information you have supplied in the mail and will call you back to discuss and authorise the payment. You will require your credit / debit card for this.