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Highways services fees and charges

The following fees apply from 1 April 2019.

  • Skips on the highway - £31.36 for first 28 days and £25 renewal for every subsequent 28 days
  • Deposit materials on highway - £50 for first 28 days and £25 renewal for every subsequent 28 days
  • Scaffolding over the highway - £100 for first 56 days and £25 renewal for every subsequent 56 days
  • Vehicular crossing (to inspect private works if not undertaken by Norfolk County Council) - £200
  • Tables and chairs on public highway - no charge
  • Banner over the highway - no charge
  • Oversail/structures over the highway - no charge
  • Traffic counter licence - no charge
  • Construction cellars under the highway - £313.65
  • Open footway to provide access to cellars - £313.65
  • Carry out work to provide admission of light - £313.65
  • Placing of temporary signs- £261.37
  • Brown tourist signs application - £150
  • Emergency road closure/urgent work - £627.29
  • Events on highway - £37.64
  • Non-community event (if different) - 750
  • Road closure (up to 18 months) - £1,097.76
  • Extension to order -  £627.29
  • Application to magistrates' court - opposed - fee applied on a case-by-case basis
  • Application to magistrates' court - unopposed - £4,650
  • Road opening sample inspection fees – cost set nationally
  • Third party inspection fee - £0 or £68 - cost set nationally
  • Defective inspection fee - £47.50 if found from a sample inspection, £66 if found from a public complaint - cost set nationally
  • Section 50 licence apparatus in highway - £400 plus £167.28 for subsequent crossings 
  • Public rights of way searches (standard) - now part of standard search
  • CON29 optional questions 4, 7, 16, 21 and 22 - £12.54 plus VAT for each optional question
  • Commons search (no checks or written advice) - £13.36 plus VAT
  • Commons search (with checks, no written advice) - £14.58 plus VAT
  • Commons search (with written advice) - £15.60 plus VAT
  • Application to amend the registers of commons or village greens - £1,045.49
  • Copies of definitive map - £15.60 plus VAT per sheet,  £5.23 for each further copy
  • Search fees - using pre-registered electronic request system in connection with the CON29 form - £28.07 plus VAT
  • Highway Boundary Research (cost of one side of highway only) - up to 50m -  £57 plus VAT
  • Highway Boundary Research (cost of one side of highway only) in connection with property transactions/new estates/commercial areas/development in general - each additional 50m - £20.36 plus VAT
  • Provide copy section 38 agreements - £30 plus VAT
  • Provide copy section 278 agreements - £30 plus VAT
  • Provide copy section 106 agreements - £30 plus VAT
  • Section 38 supervision and administration fees - 10% of bond value of construction works (2% refund if no works commence before agreement is complete).  Minimum £2,000 fee plus legal fees.
  • Section 38 legal fee (based on legal services time average £600 to £900 indicative only - actual legal costs - average £1,600 (indicative only)
  • Section 37 supervision and administration fees - 10% of value of works
  • Small highways works permits - £1,570
  • Section 278 agreements (admin costs) - 2% of the value of the works plus actual costs in respect of design/technical approval/supervision and safety audit
  • Land Dedication Agreements based on legal services time/actual legal costs - average £600 (indicative only)
  • Section 106 agreements for private roads - based on legal services time/actual legal costs - average £1,100 (indicative only)
  • Deeds of Easement - recharged by legal services - actual legal costs (varies based on complexity) - average £600
  • Travel plans - monitoring of regulatory plans - £529.36 per annum
  • Undertake safety audit of potential schemes - from £744.33 for stage 1 and 2 audits. Particularly complex schemes and developments and stage 3, 4a and 4b audits will be quoted for on an individual basis.
  • Replacement concessionary travel pass - £10
  • Duplicate fee for bus passes - £10

Charges which are designed to recover costs of rechargeable works - fees based on costs (some as a percentage) - £118.66 is applied to out of hours rechargeable works only.

  • Traffic signal record plans - £115 plus VAT
  • Traffic signal controller specifications sheets - £126.71  plus VAT
  • Traffic signal timing data - £28.13 per hour
  • Road safety engineer (investigations and advice) - quoted for on an individual basis
  • Driver training - various schemes of work - basic cost is £35.55 per hour
  • Traffic Data which has been saved in the archive and current Norfolk Transport monitoring surveys funded from revenue - no charge
  • Traffic Data which has a commercial value to the Council - up to 75% of original survey cost - fee waived if for non-profit purposes (eg students, local councils, members of the public)

(Since 16 November 2004).

  • Accident data - routine requests - £125.46 +VAT
  • Accident data - complex requests - calculated on an individual basis (estimate based on number of hours worked)
  • City Council S38/S278 Street Lighting Inspections - £73.18 per visit
  • Ecological services- can cover services to highways such as ecological surveys, management plans, monitoring of mitigation - £41.82 per hour or £308.10 per day
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - commercial enquiries - single site citation - small (single species search or 500m radius search) - £31.86
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - commercial enquiries - single site citation - standard - £78.42
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - commercial enquiries - single site citation - large (includes species search over 5km) - £125.46
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - commercial enquiries - single site citation - day rate - £313.65
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - commercial enquiries - single site citation - bulk buy (10 data searches paid in advance) - £1,003.67

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