The following fees are charged by 'Hertfordshire County Council'.  They will be reviewed annually.  Fees are correct as of 1st November 2017.

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 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 = £80/hr + 45p/mile travelled

Modification applications

  • No Fee.

Diversion and extinguishment applications


  • Officer and solicitor time fees approx £1050 - £3100.

  •  Advert fee £644 or £1,091 for 2 adverts.

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

Landowner deposits

  •  Application fee £260.

  •  Additional notices fee £20 if required.

Structure authorisations

  • No fee.

Traffic Regulation Orders

  • Fee for 2 adverts £1,091.

  • Additional advert fee £644 if required.