Fees and charges (Services)

Fees and charges relating to the services provided by the Public Protection Services (example Environmental Health and Trading Standards).

Please see Fees and Charges (Licences) for details of charges relating to licences.

Service Charge (£)
Solicitors enquiries regarding Environmental Health Issues £170
Complex solicitors enquiries regarding Environmental Health issues £320
Charge for the costs involved in serving a Housing Act statutory notice £567
Weekly rent for a pitch on the Powerscroft Road Travellers Site £98
Providing a service to private landowners to deal with illegal gypsy/traveller encampments - cost is for Council officer time only and does not include any external costs due to court, bailiff, clean-up, etc. £773

 

Service Charge (£) Comment
Works in default administrative expenses

The full costs are recovered plus an administrative charge of 30% of the cost of work

The minimum administrative charge is £150 per property

The maximum amount recovered as an administrative charge is £6,000 per property

These are the costs incurred by the Council in carrying out works in default of the owner when they have been required by a statutory notice
Fee for collection of stray dogs £100 £100 Reduced to £50 if it is the first time the dog is picked up and the dog has an identification tag or is chipped, or the dog is collected by its owner the same day
Fees for Selective Property Licence

Licence fee £690 (£265 application £425 enforcement) 

£50 discount per application for Rent it Right accredited landlords
Fees for Mandatory licence for Houses in Multiple Occupation

Licence fee £265 plus £87 per letting  

£50 discount per application for Rent it Right accredited landlords
Renewal fees for Mandatory licence for Houses in Multiple Occupation Licence fee £265 plus £87 per letting  £50 discount per application for Rent it Right accredited landlords
Fees for surveying/agency service for all grants, loans and cases where the client funds the work (either in part or fully)

Production of specification of work £500

Feasibility visit where client funds the work themselves £100

Supervision of work (includes specifications, drawings, supervision and arranging the building works) 15% of the value of the building costs (with a maximum of £5000)

Abortive costs will be charged at £1000 for full plans and £500 for basic plans

Cost deducted from 15% if full supervision required

Includes plans and specification

Production of plans and specification are not provided as a separate service

Handyperson service £30 per hour reduced to £20 per hour for clients in receipt of means-tested benefits Minimum charge 1 hour for all cases
Service Charge (£)
New Business Food Safety Advice £70 per hour, minimum of two hours
Enhance Your Chance Pre-Inspection Advice - Includes detailed report £195
Food Hygiene - Re-scoring Inspection before the next scheduled inspection £195
Allergy Awareness Training (three hours) £35 per person
Voluntary Surrender (in lieu of seizure and condemnation) £250 plus analysts fee (if any) plus disposal cost
Bexley Safer Food Better Business Pack £18 per pack
Bexley Safer Food Better Business Pack plus two hours coaching £150
Export Food Health Certificate £144 plus £70 per hour after the first two hours
Voluntary Surrender Certificate Application £412 plus £70 per hour after the first four hours
Highfield Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene or Health and Safety (Level 2 Awards) or any replacement qualification at Level 2 £73 per person or £675 per course
Seizure and condemnation £500 plus analyst fee plus court fee plus disposal cost
Voluntary Surrender (in lieu of seizure and condemnation) £250 plus analyst fee (if any) plus disposal cost

If you are interested in any of these services please call 020 8303 7777 or email food.safety@bexley.gov.uk

Service Charge
Certified copies of baptism and marriage certificates

Baptism

£14 (no VAT)

Marriage

£11 (no VAT)

Searching church registers for baptisms or marriages

£30 (no VAT)

Talks
Lunchtime Looks £2.05 (no VAT)

Onsite events

£4.30 (no VAT)

Talks to Schools

£56.50 (no VAT)

Talks to London Borough of Bexley organisations

£58.45 (no VAT)

Talks to out-of-borough organisations

£65.00 (no VAT)

Research service

Research service for customers (per hour for a maximum of two hours, first 20 minutes free)

£31 (incl. VAT)

Reprographics

A4 print on photographic paper

£7.85 (incl. VAT)

Digital file medium resolution (300dpi)

£15.60 (incl. VAT)

Digital file high resolution (600dpi) £25 (incl. VAT)

Self-service photographic permit daily rate

£6.75 (incl. VAT)

Bookeye/Scanner per electronic file/image

£0.50 (incl. VAT)

Self-service photocopying A4: B&W/Colour

£0.10/£0.50 (incl. VAT)

Self-service photocopying A3: B&W/Colour

£0.20/£1 (incl. VAT)

Microfilm/fiche readers and computers A4 prints: B&W/Colour 

£0.20/£0.75 (incl. VAT)

Microfilm/fiche readers and computers A3 prints: B&W/Colour 

£0.30/£1.40 (incl. VAT)

Postage and packing for A4 prints & photocopies (UK)

£1.95 (incl. VAT)

Postage and packaging for A3 prints & photocopies (UK) 

£2.35 (incl. VAT)

Postage and packaging for publications (UK) 

£2.30 (incl. VAT)

Please enquire for overseas rates

 
Reproduction fees – fees for permission to use copyright photographs and/or digital images
For commercial groups

Books, periodicals, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions, exhibition catalogues,  One Country, One Language

£45 (incl. VAT)

Books, periodicals, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions, exhibition catalogues,  World, One Language

£86 (incl. VAT)

Merchandise, online use, interior and exterior design, advertising and covers One Country, One Language

£168 (incl. VAT)

Merchandise, online use, interior and exterior design, advertising and covers World, One Language

£200 (incl. VAT)

For community groups/charities

Books, periodicals, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions, exhibition catalogues,  One Country, One Language

£22.50 (incl. VAT)

Books, periodicals, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions, exhibition catalogues,  World, One Language

£43 (incl. VAT)

Merchandise, online use, interior and exterior design, advertising and covers One Country, One Language

£84 (incl. VAT)

Merchandise, online use, interior and exterior design, advertising and covers World, One Language

£100 (incl. VAT)
Reproduction fees – Broadcast TV, film, video and online
For commercial groups

TV/film flash fee (minimum 12 seconds) first use (five year rights) UK

£212 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee (minimum 12 seconds) first use (five year rights) World

£288 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee - minimum 12 seconds-  multiple transmissions) UK

£246 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee - minimum 12 seconds- multiple transmissions) World

£310 (incl. VAT)

WWW is charged at the same rates per territory as TV

For community groups/charities

TV/film flash fee (minimum 12 seconds) first use (five year rights) UK

£106 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee (minimum 12 seconds) first use (five year rights) World

£144 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee - minimum 12 seconds-  multiple transmissions) UK

£123 (incl. VAT)

TV/film flash fee - minimum 12 seconds- multiple transmissions) World

£155 (incl. VAT)

WWW is charged at the same rates per territory as TV

 
Processing administration fee

Time taken to process orders for still and moving images

£36 (incl. VAT)

Hire of BLSAC Search Room, including provision of screen, projector, stand and room set-up

During library opening hours - Community Groups - per hour

£22 (incl. VAT)

During library opening hours – Commercial organisations - per hour

£51 (incl. VAT)

Outside library opening hours - Community Groups - per hour

£25.50 (incl. VAT)

Outside library opening hours – Commercial organisations - per hour

£63 (incl. VAT)

All services £73 per hour.