Planning Fees Increase

At the end of January Planning Application fees were increased by 20% following parliamentary approval in December 2017. This is one element of a series of planning legislation changes which come into effect this year. For more information on the changes expected please click HERE to link through to a letter form the Chief Planner… Read more »

National Space Standards

The Department for Communities and Local Government released a statement just before Easter regarding changes primarily to the Planning System. A significant element of this sets minimum space standards for new build homes in England. Local Planning Authorities will need to consider local housing needs and any impact on land availability affordability in implementing the standards. It… Read more »