Fees are charged by 'Hertfordshire County Council'.  They will be reviewed annually. Fees are correct as of 1st April 2022.

There may be additional costs charge by other organisations, such as magistrate's court, your agent, solicitor etc.

Before submitting your cheque, made payable to 'Hertfordshire County Council', please contact us at the Countryside & Rights of Way Service to discuss your options.

Phone: 0300 123 4047


Planning applications

Information on planning applications made to the district councils

Rights of Way Pre-Planning application advice

  • Initial informal advice and/or site meeting = No Fee
  • Further advice and/or site meeting = £90/hr + 45p/mile  travelled.

Modification applications



  • Officer and solicitor time fees approx £1,080 - £3,330. (£1,140 – £3,420 )

  •  Advert fee £689 or £1,214 if advertised twice.

(Fees depend on the size and scope of the agreement).

Landowner deposits

  •  Application fee £280.

  •  Additional notices fee £20 if required.

  • Subsequent Declaration fee £280.

Structure authorisations

  • No fee.

Traffic Regulation Orders

  • Fee for 2 adverts £1,238.

  • Additional advert fee £702 if required.

  • Emergency Closure £731