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Highways and Transportation fees and charges 2014 - 2015

Listed below are our fees and charges for:

 

Road markings

Direction signs (including tourist and temporary)

Traffic survey information  

Traffic Signal/Junction Information 

Road Accident Data Provision

Road safety training

Highway licences

Work on or in the highway

Road closure

St Margaret's Bus Station departure fees

Developer's fees

  

 Parking places and parking permits  

 Fees and charges

 Advisory disabled person's parking place (ADPPP), new

 

 £85

 Maintenance of advisory disabled person's 

 parking place  (ADPPP)

 

 Actual cost

 (minimum fee £45)

 Doctor's parking place, new

 

 Actual cost

 

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 Road markings                                    

 Fees and charges 

 New entrance and "H" marking                     

 

 No charge

 Keep clear marking 

 

 £170

 

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 Direction signs (including tourist  

 and temporary)

 Fees and charges 

 Application fees - tourist direction sign only

 

 £500

 Investigation and design (per hour)

 

 £55

 Purchase of sign(s) & fixing materials

 

 Actual cost

 Erection

 

 Actual cost

 Checking external contractor's work (per hour)   

 

 £55

 Cleaning (5 years service per sign, per year)

 

 £7

 Future maintenance and replacement 

 

 Actual cost

 

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 Traffic survey information               

 Fees and charges 

 Traffic survey information: data less than

 12 months old

 

 £110 + VAT

 Traffic survey information: data more than

 12 months old 

 

 £55 + VAT

  

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 Traffic signal /

 junction information                        

 Fees and charges 

 Traffic signal data information

 

 £150 + VAT

 

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Road Accident Data Provision         

   

 Fees and  charges 

 Simple accident data requests (individual

 junctions, small lengths of road)

 

 £100 + VAT

 Complex or large accident data request

 (across multiple junctions or large areas)

 

 Actual cost (minimum

 fee £100 + VAT)

 Information for insurance companies 

 

 £110

 

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 Road safety training                          

 Fees and charges 

 Safer Driving with Age (SAGE) course    

 

 £25

 Pre-driver day

 

 £35
Greener & Safer Driving  £80
CPC Greener & Safer Driving  £95 + VAT
Driver Alertness  £100

 

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 Highway Licences                           

 Fees and charges 

 Section 142 Cultivation of the Highway

 

 Actual cost

 Licence for a structure on the Highway  (Highways Act S115e)

 £150 for initial  licence,  £150 for renewal

 Construction in the Highway e.g. access ramps (under  the Highways Act 1980 - Section 177) 

 Actual cost (minimum

 fee £700)

 Construction over the Highway e.g. a canopy (Highways Act 1980 - Section 177) 

 Actual cost (minimum

 fee £300)

Placing apparatus over the Highway, e.g. beam or cable (Highways Act 1980 - Section 178)

 Actual cost (minimum

 fee £300)

 

 Tower Crane licences 

  £100 + £40 per week inspection for duration

 Highway boundary enquiries  

  £50 (no VAT)

 Construction of footway crossing

 £150 to process initial highway approval application. Further charge for work undertaken is at actual cost, plus fee for inspection. 

 

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 Work on or in the highway 

 Fees and charges 

 Section 50 licence to work on the highway

 

 £270

 Section 50 licence for new works to place and 

 retain apparatus

 

 £450

 Supervise and record trial hole excavations  

 

 £270

 Bollards to protect private property 

 

 Actual cost

 

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 Road closure

 Fees and charges 

 Emergency Closure  up to 21 days

 

 £500

 TTRN (Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice) - up to 5 days for utilities (no advert required)

 

 £250

 TTRN (Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice) - up to 5 days for charity, community events, etc (no advert required)

 £170

 TTRO (Temporary Traffic Regulation Order) - over 5 days, up to 18 months (advert required) 

 £650 + advert costs + VAT

 Permanent closure of the highway (under the Highway Act 1980 - Section 116)

 

 Actual cost (minimum fee £2,550)

 Permanent closure of the highway to allow permitted development (Town & Country Planning Act 1990 - Section 247)  No charge
 Permanent closure or diversion of footpath or bridleway to allow permitted development (Town & Country Planning Act 1990 - Section 257)  Actual cost (minimum fee £2,550)

 

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 St Margaret's Bus Station

 departure fees

 Fees and charges  

 1 to 49 departures per annum, per bus operator - if total number of departures would be less than 50

 

 £2.50 per departure

 + VAT

 

 1 to 49 number of departures per annum, per bus operator

 

 £55 + VAT 

 fixed charge

 50 to 149 departures per annum, per bus operator

 

 £135 + VAT fixed charge

 

 150 to 249 departures per annum, per bus operator

 

 £123.60 +VAT fixed charge

 250 to 499 departures per annum, per bus operator

 

 £145 + VAT fixed charge

 

 500 and over (and all registered local departures)

 

 £0.27 + VAT per departure

  

 Use of temporary bus stop

 

 £100 + VAT

  

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Developer's fees

Off-site highway works under the Highways Act 1980 section 278

 

Charge for administration, design technical approval process and site inspection, including street lighting design and supervision. See S278 notes 1, 2, 3 and 4, below:

 

  • S278 note 1: Fixed percentage at 12% based on the bond value for highway works (excluding commuted sums), with a minimum fee of £3,000. An interim payment of £2,000 is required to commence the technical approval process for each agreement. There will also be an additional charge for legal fees. 

  • S278 note 2: Additional fixed fee of £500 for any supplemental agreement for extra administration work. 

  • S278 note 3: Additional charges for design checking and site inspection of highway structures based on actual costs. This will also apply for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and non-drainage system.  

  • S278 note 4: If the road works are still not complete after the time limit specified in the agreement, extension of time will be granted up to 12 months, and further 3% inspection fee will be applicable based on the cost of the outstanding works, with a minimum charge of £500.  

 

Adoption of roads resulting from development under the Highways Act 1980 section 38   

                                   

Charge for administration, design, technical, approval process and site inspection, including street lighting design and supervision. See S38 notes 1, 2, 3 and 4, below:

 

  • S38 note 1: Fixed percentage at 9% based on the bond value (excluding commuted sums), with a minimum fee of £3,000. An interim payment of £2,000 is required to commence the technical approval process for each agreement. There will also be an additional charge for legal fees. 

  • S38 note 2: Additional charges for design checking, and site inspection of highway structures based on actual costs. This will also apply for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and non-drainage system  

  • S38 note 3: Additional fixed fee of £500 for any supplemental agreement for extra administration work  

  • S38 note 4: If the road works are still not complete after the time limit specified in the agreement, extension of time will be granted up to 3 years, and further 3% inspection fee will be applicable based on the cost of the outstanding works, with a minimum charge of £500.  

 

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