Planning application - fees increase

The Government’s Chief Planner has recently announced that, on 6th December 2023, planning application fees will increase by 35% for applications for major development and 25% for all other applications, including applications for house extensions. The Government will also introduce an annual indexation of planning applications fees, capped at 10%, from 1 April 2025. The “free go” for withdrawals and resubmissions will no longer apply for applications submitted on or after this date.