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Fee List

Purchasing Council Owned Land or Property

Non refundable administration fees

  • Fee 1 – Requests for information only - £33.20 (£39.84 inc VAT)

  • Fee 2 – All other applications - £332.95 (£399.54 inc VAT)

  • Fee 3 – Request for temporary consent - £90.95 (£109.14inc VAT)
    To occupy/cross Council land.

Payable when submitting your application.  Cheques to be made payable to DMBC.  Credit/Debit card payments can be taken over the phone once a completed application has been received.  An additional 1.2% will be charged on any credit card payments. Please note that work will not be started on your application, until a complete application has been received.  Should you pay Fee 1 for an information only request and then go onto make a full application, a further fee of £359.97 will be required before we can proceed.
No refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

Other fees payable

(upon completion, if application is approved.)

  • Surveyors fees - £350.00 approx

  • Solicitor’s fees - £500.00 approx

Surveyors and Solicitors fees are based on a % of the land value and on the complexity of the transaction. You will be advised at the appropriate time of the fees that will apply to your transaction.  Please note that you will be expected to pay the Councils fees as well as your own if the matter goes ahead.

Cost of statutory advertising for proposed disposals of Open Space

Please refer to leaflet for details of when this will apply. 

  • Advertising costs - £500.00*

Approximation only.  This fee is set by the advertiser at the time of placing the advertisements and is beyond our control. The above is a guide only.  Please ask for a quote at the appropriate time.

Fees for other services 

Principal Property Manager

Directorate of Law & Governance

4 Ednam Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HL

01384 817068