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 made Purpose of application Application 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 Act Creation of a right of common resulting in the registration of new common land No fee
Section 6 of the 2006 Act Creation of a right of common over existing common land £306.00
Section 7 of the 2006 Act Variation of a right of common £306.00
Section 7 of the 2006 Act Variation of a right of common resulting in the registration of a new common land No fee
Section 8 of the 2006 Act Apportionment of a right of common £306.00
Section 10 of the 2006 Act Attachment of a right of common No fee
Section 11 of the 2006 Act Re-allocation of attached rights £306.00
Section 12 of the 2006 Act Transfer of a right in gross £153.00
Section 13 of the 2006 Act Surrender or extinguishment of a right of common £255.00
Schedule 4, paragraph 8 Statutory 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 Act Correction, for a purpose described in Section 19 (2) (b), or (e) £306
Section 19 of the 2006 Act Correction, for a purpose described section 19 (2) (c) No fee
Section 19 of the 2006 Act Correction, for a purpose described in Section 19 (2) (d) £51.00
Schedule 1, paragraph 1 (6) (b) to the 2006 Act Severance by transfer to public bodies £255.00
Schedule 1, paragraph 3 (7) (b) to the 2006 Act Severance authorised by order £255.00
Schedule 2, paragraph 2 or 3 to the 2006 Act Non-registration of common land or town or village green No fee
Schedule 2, paragraph 4 to the 2006 Act Waste land of a manor or not registered as common land No fee
Schedule 2, paragraph 5 to the 2006 Act Town or village green wrongly registered as common land No fee
Schedule 2, paragraphs 6 – 9 to the 2006 Deregistered 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 period Creation 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 period Surrender 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 period Variation 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 period Apportionment 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 period Severance 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 period Transfer 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 period Statutory disposition (including the exchange of land for land subject to a statutory disposition) £383.00
Regulation 53 The provision of office copies (per register unit)  £25.50
Work not specified in the regulations For example, searching for land to which rights of common attach

 £61.00

(£51.00 + VAT)