Highways services fees and charges

Valid from the 1 April 2022, the fees and charges will come into effect. These fees relate to the Highways licences and permit applications.
  • Skips on the highway - £33.80 for first 28 days and £26.94 renewal for every 28 days
  • Deposit materials on the highway - £53.87 for first 28 days and £26.94 renewal for every subsequent 28 days
  • Scaffolding over the highway - £107.75 for first 56 days and £26.94 renewal for every subsequent 56 days
  • Vehicular crossing (to inspect private works if not undertaken by Norfolk County Council) - £212.64
  • Tables and chairs on public highway - £0.00
  • Banner over the highway - £0.00
  • Oversail/structures over the highway - £0.00
  • Traffic counter licence - £0.00
  • Construction cellars under the highway - £337.95
  • Open footway to provide access to cellars - £337.95
  • Carry out work to provide admission of light - £337.95
  • Placing of temporary signs - £281.63
  • Brown tourist signs application - £164.53
  • Permission to place an electric vehicle charging cable across the highway -  £53.88 (valid for two years)
  • Vehicle access crossing (dropped kerb) - £161.55
  • Emergency Road Closure/Urgent work - £675.90
  • Events on Highway - £40.55
  • Non-community event (if different) - £808.12
  • Road Closure (up to 18 months) - £1,182.83
  • Extension to order - £675.90
  • Application to Magistrates Court - Opposed - Fee applied on case by case basis
  • Application to Magistrates Court - Unopposed - £5,010.34
 
  • Road opening sample inspection fees [NRSWA] - Case by case basis
  • Third party inspection fee [NRSWA] - Case by case basis
  • Defective inspection fee if found from a Sample Inspection or from a public complaint - Cost set nationally - Case by case basis
  • Section 50 licence Apparatus in Highway - £431.00 + £180.24 for subsequent crossings
  • Public Rights of Way searches (standard) - Now part of standard search - £0
  • CON29 Optional questions 4, 7, 16, 21 & 22 - £13.51 plus VAT each
  • Commons Search (No checks or written advice) - £14.61 plus VAT
  • Commons Search (With Checks, No written advice) under Schedule 2 of The Commons Act 2006 - £15.71 plus VAT
  • Commons Search (With Written Advice) - £16.80 plus VAT
  • Application to amend the Registers of Commons or Village greens - £1,126.50
  • Copies of Definitive Map - £17 plus VAT per sheet. £5.64 each further copy
  • Search Fees - using pre-registered electronic request system in connection with the Con 29 Form - £30.24 plus VAT
  • Highway boundary research for commercial use at one location - Standard charge for up to 50 metres of research £61.42 plus VAT
  • For highway boundary research for commercial use measuring over 50 metres - £21.94 plus VAT
  • Provide copy Section 38 Agreements - £35 (plus VAT)
  • Provide copy Section 278 Agreements - £35 (plus VAT)
  • Provide copy Section 106 Agreements - £35 (plus VAT)
  • Section 38 administration and supervision fees - 10% of Bond figure based on construction costs. Minimum £2,000 advance payment to cover Plan Vetting.
  • Section 38 legal fee (based on NpLaw time, so varies based on complexity) - Actual Cost
  • Section 37 supervision and administration fees - 10% of value of works
  • Small Highways Works Permits - £1,699.38
  • Section 278 Agreements (administration costs) - 2% of the value of the works plus actual costs in respect of Design/Technical Approval/Supervision & Safety Audit
  • Land Dedication Agreements (based on NpLaw time, so varies based on complexity) Actual legal costs - Average £600
  • Section 106 Agreements for private roads (based on NpLaw time, so varies based on complexity) - Actual legal costs - Average £1,100
  • Deeds of Easement (based on NpLaw time, so varies based on complexity) - Actual legal costs - varies based on complexity - average £800
  • Travel Plans - Monitoring of regulatory plans - £570.38 per annum
  • Undertake safety audit of potential schemes - £802.01 (plus VAT) 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 - £12
  • Duplicate fee for bus passes - £12
Charges which are designed to recover costs of Rechargeable Works - £127.86 is applied to out of hours rechargeable works only.
  • Traffic Signal Record plans - £123.92 plus VAT
  • Traffic Signal Controller specifications sheets - £136.53 plus VAT
  • Traffic Signal timing data - £30.31/hr
  • Road Safety Engineer (investigations & advice) - Quoted for on an individual basis.
  • Driver training - Various schemes of work, but basic cost is £38.30
 
  • Traffic Data which has been saved in the archive and current Norfolk Transport monitoring surveys funded from revenue - Free of charge
  • Traffic Data which has a commercial value to the council. NB fee waived if for non-profit purposes (e.g. students, local councils, members of the public etc.) - Up to 75% of original survey cost. 

(Since 16 November 2004)

  • Accident data - routine requests - £135.18
  • Accident data - complex requests [estimate based on number of hours worked] – individual basis
  • City Council S38/S278 Street Lighting Inspections - £78.86/visit
  • Ecological services. Which covers services to highways such as ecological surveys, management plans, monitoring of mitigation - £79.22 per hour or £594.15 per day
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - Commercial enquiries - Single Site Citation - Small (Single species search or 500m radius search) - £78.68
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - Commercial enquiries - Single Site Citation - Standard - £125.88
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - Commercial enquiries - Single Site Citation - Large (includes species search over 5km) - £251.76
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - Commercial enquiries - Single Site Citation - Day Rate - £314.70
  • Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - Commercial enquiries - Single Site Citation - Bulk Buy (10 data searches paid in advance) - £1,007.04
  • Ecological services. Which covers services to highways such as ecological surveys, management plans, monitoring of mitigation - £79.22 per hour or £570.55 per day 

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