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Planning application fee increase

The proposal to increase planning fees by 20% has recently been approved by Parliament.

These changes will take effect from Wednesday 17th January 2018. The new fee guidance can be found in the 'Submitting an application - Forms, Fees and Guidance' section of this site.

Applications received on or after the 17th January, with a post mark before that date will be processed in accordance with the existing fees; anything after that date will be subject to the new fee schedule.

Invalid applications; where an invalid application has an outstanding fee on or after the 17th January, the new fee will be applicable.

The updated fee schedule will be available soon. Please check www.planningportal.co.uk for further updates.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Information Officer on 01205 314305.