Planning fees to increase from 1st November 2014 (Scotland)

The Scottish Government has announced that all Planning Application fees are due to be increased from November 1st 2014 by approximately 5%.  The new rates will be applicable to all Planning applications made on or after that date. As examples of the effect of the increase: The application fee for full planning permission for residential development… Read more »

Warrington Borough Council to charge for Pre-Planning Application advice

In a very disappointing development, Warrington Borough Council has announced that they are to charge for pre-planning application advice for non-householder proposals.  The fees are to range from £55 for advertisement proposals through to £1000 for ‘significant major developments’, with additional charges for follow up meetings and written advice ranging from £45 to £500.  In… Read more »