Public Rights of Way (PROW) Fees and Charges

Fees for the Public Right of Way (PROW) services we offer.

 Fee without VATVat (20%)Total payable
Photocopies of PROW documents or files for information (A4)£0.10 £0.10
Photocopies of PROW documents or files for information (A3)£1 £1
Photocopy of Public Path Orders, Definitive Map Modification Orders, Creation Agreement, Legal Event Orders and Gating Orders£10 £10
Photocopy extract from Claims Register, Public Path Order Register, and Deposit Register£10 £10
Certified copy extract from the Definitive Map and Statement up to A3£15 £15
Certified copy extract of Village Green Register (per register unit)£15 £15
Certified copy extract of Common Land Register (per register unit)£15 £15
Copy extract from earlier iterations of the Definitive Map and its preparatory editions up to A3£10 £10
Definitive map sheet, A1 or A0£22 £22
Search application made by an individual (or solicitor) through CON29 to the PROW team£15£3£18
Search application made by an individual (or solicitor) through CON29O to the PROW team£15£3£18
Search application made through CON29 by the district/borough councilFee is set by the applying district/borough council
 Fee without VATVAT 20%Total payable
Professional fee in replying to a commercial search enquiry about a PROW or common land and village green issue (maximum 30 minutes charge)£22£4.40£26.40
Additional time to carry out the search enquiry will be charged at the half hourly rate£14£2.80£16.80
 Fee without VATVAT (20%)Total payable
Traffic Regulation Order application fee plus advertising£410 £410
Temporary Traffic Regulation order extension fee plus advertising£280 £280
Closure of PROW under an emergency notice as a result of a third party act or omission.
(note this is addition to the costs of subsequent order where necessary)
£260 £260
Special events closures£330 £330
Filming on the highway - closure by film notice up to 24 hours£260 £260
Filming on the highway - closure by film order up to 7 days plus advertising£410 £410
Public path orders extinguishment fee plus advertising  - minimum cost£1,790 £1,790
Public path orders diversion fee plus advertising  - minimum cost£1,790 £1,790
S31(6) deposits /declarations fee
Inclusive of declaration when submitted at the same time plus advertising
£250 £250
HA S31(6) CRA15(A) deposits /declarations fee.
Inclusive of declaration when submitted at the same time plus advertising
£360 £360
S31(6) declarations fee - where the declaration is not made at the time of the deposit plus advertising£175 £175

If you require changes or improvements to a PROW including:

  • provision of new furniture (stiles, gates and other furniture)  - landowner  is charged actual cost incurred by KCC (materials and labour)
  • provision of new routes as result of public path order - landowner  is charged actual cost incurred by KCC (materials and labour)
  • access improvement (eg replacement of stile with a gate) 80% paid by KCC and 20% voluntary contribution by landowner
  • maintenance of existing furniture that is the responsibility of landowner (e.g. stiles, gates) 25% paid by KCC and 75% contribution by landowner.

email prow@kent.gov.uk for a bespoke quote.

 Fee without VATVAT (20%)Total payable
Allocation/ division (apportionment) of a right of common£250 £250
Re-allocation of an attached right of common£250 £250
Transfer of a right in gross£250 £250
Surrender or extinguishment of a right of common£250 £250
Declaration of entitlement to exercise a right of common£250 £250
Amendment of a register to reflect a statutory disposition (e.g. to register an exchange of land)£250 £250
Severance of a right of common by transfer to public bodies£250 £250
Severance of a right of common authorised by order£250 £250
Correction of any other mistake that would not affect the extent of the common land or village green, or what can be done by virtue of a right of common£250 £250
Updating of names and addresses referred to in a register£50 £50
Updating any entry to take account of accretion or diluvion£400 £400
De-registration of certain land registered as common land or as a village green£450 £450
Creation of a right of common£250 £250
Surrender or extinguishment of a right of common£250 £250
Variation of a right of common£250 £250
Apportionment of a right of common£250 £250
Severance of a right of common£250 £250
Transfer of a right in gross£250 £250
Statutory disposition (including the exchange of land)£250 £250
 Fee without VATVAT (20%)Total payable
Professional fees in respect of training or advice - hourly rate£58£11.60£69.60