Agenda item

Fees & Charges 2024/2025

Executive Summary

This report recommends the fees and charges for the financial year 2024-25 that will come into effect from the 1st April 2024.


Options considered


Alternatives for the individual service fees and charges proposed have been considered by service managers as part of the process of creating this report.



Portfolio Holder

Director of Resources/S151 Officer

Budget Managers




That Overview & Scrutiny Committee recommends to Cabinet that it supports the following recommendations to Full Council:

  • The fees and charges from 1st April 2024 as included in Appendix A.
  • That delegated authority be given to the Section 151 Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and relevant Directors/Assistant Director to agree the fees and charges not included within Appendix A as required (outlined within the report).


Reasons for recommendations


To approve the Council’s proposed fees and charges for 2024/25.


Background papers


Fees & Charges 2023/24 report (Full Council – 12th December 2022)



Wards affected


Cabinet member(s)

Cllr Lucy Shires

Contact Officer

James Moore, Technical Accountant,


Links to key documents:


Corporate Plan:          

This report helps to ensure that the Council is financially sound by setting charges for external services, adequately reimbursing the costs of delivering the Council’s services and generating extra income where appropriate.

Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS)                                

This report includes opportunities that service managers have identified to generate extra income from within their current operations.

Council Policies & Strategies


Corporate Governance:


Is this a key decision 


Has the public interest test been applied

Not an exempt item

Details of any previous decision(s) on this matter

Current Fees & Charges 2023/24 report (Full Council – 22 February 2023)





Supporting documents: