Road Services charges
View the following road services charges:
- Road bonds and applications for Section 56 Construction Consent
- Excavation permits
- Road occupation permits
- Traffic orders
- Road markings
- Road status enquiry outwith formal property enquiry system
- Cycle racks and lockers
- Charges for unauthorised housing development signs
VAT is included at the current rate and may change due to alterations in the National VAT rate.
Permits and consent rates as of 1st April 2023.
These fees apply from 11st September 2023.
|Type of work or request||Charge|
|Proposed works road bond value of up to £60,000||£1,500|
|Proposed works road bond value of more than £60,000||2.5% of the bond value
For example for an £80,000 bond, the fee would be £2,000 (2.5% of £80,000)
|Time extension to the Section 56 application||£500 per request|
|Minor amendment to the scope of the Section 56 works||£500 per amendment request|
|Complete resubmission of the Section 56 application||1% to 2.5% of the bond value
To be determined by the Roads Development team based on the additional work required over and above that of the original application
Under Section 109 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.
|Excavation not involving installation of private apparatus||£115|
|Excavation for installation of a private apparatus, classed as Minor Works (one inspection included)||£212|
|Excavation for installation of a private apparatus, classed as Major Works up to one inspection unit (3 inspections included)||£304|
|Cost of additional inspection to 1.2 or 1.3||£36|
|Additional charge to 1.3 per additional inspection unit||£108|
The inspection fees are approved nationally.
Unauthorised road occupations may result in the issue of a fixed penalty notice. The penalty will be £120 reduced to £80 for prompt payment. Consent will still be required if the occupation is to continue and the normal permit fees will apply in addition to the fixed penalty.
|Scaffold for a continuous period up to one month, less than 25 metres long||£123|
|Scaffold for a continuous period up to one month, 25 metres or over
|Scaffold for each subsequent month||£68|
|Scaffold extension of original permit up to 1 month, under 25 metres||£110|
|Scaffold extension of original permit up to 1 month, 25 metres or over||£154|
|Mobile tower scaffold (erected and dismantled daily)||£41/day
|Crane permits, occupation of a road for up to 1 week||£110|
|Temporary traffic signals (up to 7 days)||£50|
|Builders skip up to 7 days||£36|
|Building materials up to 7 days||£36|
|Temporary traffic order for planned works up to 5 days||£461|
|Temporary traffic order for planned works in excess of 5 days but not more than 18 months||£826|
|Temporary traffic order for any extension to a temporary restriction where permissible||£461|
|Permanent traffic order required to enable a new development||£1,765|
|Application for new vehicular access from an unclassified road where formal Planning Consent is not required. Charge per application||£138|
|Application for keep clear marking (elongated "H") at private access||£366|
|Application for information for road classification from the statutory list of public highways (charge per application)||£41|
|Deposit for cycle locker hire at Ellon Park and Ride||£10|
|Deposit for cycle locker hire at Fraserburgh bus station||£10|
|Deposit for cycle locker hire at Aberdeenshire train stations||£10|
|Cycle locker hire per 4-week period at Aberdeenshire train stations||£5|
Aberdeenshire train stations - Huntly, Insch, Inverurie, Portlethen and Stonehaven
Developers must pay a £66 standard charge for the removal of an unauthorised housing development sign.
Any additional signs at the same location (within 50 metres of the first sign) shall be charged at 50 percent of the standard charge. Higher charges shall apply for sign removals which are more time consuming than normal or require additional equipment.
View our signing of new developments guidance to get more information and find out how to make an application to get authorisation to put a sign up.