When submitting your planning application it is important that you provide the correct fee. Paying the incorrect fee could invalidate your application.
If you are unsure about a planning fee please contact our reception team on 01255 686 161.
Changes to Planning Fees 17th January 2018
From the 17th of January 2018 our fees will incorporate a 20% increase and the following changes;
- The removal of a ‘free go’ for removal of PD rights under Article 4 – these are now chargeable as a normal application
- Introduction of ‘Permissions in Principle’ the second part of which is Technical Details Consent.
Changes to Planning Fees from 1st October 2013
From the 1st October 2013 the government made a number of changes to the regulations surrounding planning fees.
- A fee for prior approval where planning permission is granted for a change of use.
- The refund of a planning application fee where a planning application (including for approval of reserved matters) submitted after 1st October 2013, is not determined within 26 weeks. This provision does not apply if an extended period for determination has been agreed in writing between the applicant and the Council.
Paying for your application
When submitting your application you can choose to pay online (if you have submitted your planning application online via the planning portal) or by cheque, cash or card.