Minerals Development

For planning applications that are not made via the Planning Portal.

Choose the appropriate forms depending on the type of minerals development:

Fees

Drilling for Oil or Natural Gas

Operations connected with exploratory drilling for oil or natural gas

Drilling for Oil or Natural Gas fees
DetailFee DueMaximum Fee Payable
Where site area is 7.5 hectares or less £385 per 0.1 hectare of site area or part thereof N/A
Where site area is more than 7.5 hectares £28,750 plus £115 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 7.5 hectares £250,000

Minerals

Operations for the winning or working of minerals

Minerals fees
DetailFee DueMaximum Fee Payable
Where site area is 15 hectares or less £195 per 0.1 hectare of site area or part thereof N/A
Where site area is in excess of 15 hectares £29,112 plus £115 for each 0.1 hectare in excess of 15 hectares £65,000