Refund for all-in-one building permit fees

In some cases you can request a refund for part of the fees which you paid for an all-in-one building permit (omgevingsvergunning).

For which permit

You can request a refund for the fees for the following all-in-one building permits:

  • all-in-one building permits for construction activities
  • all-in-one building permits for unplanned for deviations (does not apply to a small deviation)
  • all-in-one building permits for fire safety.

When and how much to ask back

See which percentage of the fees you can ask back in specific situations and for a specific building permit.

All-in-one building permits for construction activities

  • Withdrawal of application within 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 75%
  • Withdrawal of application after 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 50%
  • The application is declared inadmissible or is dismissed: 80%
  • Permit declined or remains unused: 50%

All-in-one building permits for unplanned for deviations (does not apply to a small deviation)

  • Withdrawal of application within 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 75%
  • Withdrawal of application after 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 50%
    • The application is declared inadmissible or is dismissed: 80%
    • Permit declined or remains unused: 50%

    All-in-one building permits for fire safety

    • Withdrawal of application within 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 75%
    • Withdrawal of application after 2 weeks after the application is taken under review: 50%
      • The application is declared inadmissible or is dismissed: 75%

      Conditions

      • The minimum permit fee always remains due and payable.
      • A refund is possible up until 1 year after the application is withdrawn, declared indadmissable or dismissed or the permit is declined or remains unused.

      Apply

      Send your request for a refund for the permit fees in writing to:

      Directeur der Gemeentebelastingen
      Postbus 19924
      2500 CX Den Haag

      You can also use the response form enclosed with the fees invoice.

      How long does it take?

      You will receive a decision from the municipality on whether you are eligible to get a refund for the fees within 8 weeks.

      Rules

      You can find more information in Chapter 3 of the Tarieventabel under Fees directive for all-in-one building permit.

      Contact

      Municipal Tax Department