Commons Act 2006 – Applications and fees

Guidance notes and application forms are available from GOV.UK – commons registration: application forms.

Please note that our fees for applications under the Commons Act 2006 will change on 4 September 2017 to the fees mentioned below.

Provision under, or for purposes of which, the application is madePurpose of applicationApplication fee
 Guidance notes for applicants to be read in conjunction with the application forms
Regulation 43

Declaration of entitlement to exercise a right of common.

Exercisable over 2 or more commons

 

£102.00

 

£204.00

 

 

Section 6 of the 2006 ActCreation of a right of common resulting in the registration of new common landNo fee
Section 6 of the 2006 ActCreation of a right of common over existing common land£306.00
Section 7 of the 2006 ActVariation of a right of common£306.00
Section 7 of the 2006 ActVariation of a right of common resulting in the registration of a new common landNo fee
Section 8 of the 2006 ActApportionment of a right of common£306.00
Section 10 of the 2006 ActAttachment of a right of commonNo fee
Section 11 of the 2006 ActRe-allocation of attached rights£306.00
Section 12 of the 2006 ActTransfer of a right in gross£153.00
Section 13 of the 2006 ActSurrender or extinguishment of a right of common£255.00
Schedule 4, paragraph 8Statutory disposition pursuant to Section 14 of the 2006 Act (including the exchange of land for land subject to a statutory disposition)£510.00
Section 19 of the 2006 ActCorrection, for a purpose described in Section 19 (2) (b), or (e)£306
Section 19 of the 2006 ActCorrection, for a purpose described section 19 (2) (c)No fee
Section 19 of the 2006 ActCorrection, for a purpose described in Section 19 (2) (d)£51.00
Schedule 1, paragraph 1 (6) (b) to the 2006 ActSeverance by transfer to public bodies£255.00
Schedule 1, paragraph 3 (7) (b) to the 2006 ActSeverance authorised by order£255.00
Schedule 2, paragraph 2 or 3 to the 2006 ActNon-registration of common land or town or village greenNo fee
Schedule 2, paragraph 4 to the 2006 ActWaste land of a manor or not registered as common landNo fee
Schedule 2, paragraph 5 to the 2006 ActTown or village green wrongly registered as common landNo fee
Schedule 2, paragraphs 6 – 9 to the 2006Deregistered of certain land registered as common land or as a town or village green£1500.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodCreation of a right of common£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodSurrender or extinguishment of a right of common£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodVariation of a right of common£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodApportionment of a right of common (to facilitate any other purpose)£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodSeverance of a right of common£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodTransfer of a right in gross£383.00
Schedule 3, paragraph 2 or 4, to the 2006 Act: application made after the end of the transitional application periodStatutory disposition (including the exchange of land for land subject to a statutory disposition)£383.00
Regulation 53The provision of office copies (per register unit) £25.50
Work not specified in the regulationsFor example, searching for land to which rights of common attach

 £61.00

(£51.00 + VAT)