In line with new government regulations, West Lindsey District Council will be introducing a 20% per cent increase in planning fees.
The council will start applying the fee increase from 17 January 2018. The reference for the Regulations is SI 2017 no.1314
The Government regulations will also introduce a new fee of £402 per 0.1 hectare for ‘Permission in Principle’ applications, the ability for authorities to charge for applications for planning permission following the removal of permitted development rights through Article 4 directions or by condition.
Finally, a fee of £96 for prior approval applications to permitted development rights that were introduced in April 2015 and April 2017. These include the rights for the installation of solar PV equipment on non-domestic buildings, the erection of click-and-collect facilities within the land area of a shop, the temporary use of buildings or land for film-making purposes and the provision of temporary school buildings on vacant commercial land for state funded schools.
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