Planning fee increase

As announced by the Government’s Chief Planner, from the 6 December 2023, planning application fees have increased by 35% for applications for major development and 25% for all other applications, including householder applications. The ‘free go’ for withdrawals and resubmission will no longer apply for applications withdrawn or refused on or after this date.

Please see the relevant links for more information:

Updated Fee Schdule - A Guide to the Fees for Planning Applications in England (

Chief Planner Letter (14 November 2023) Letter about Planning Fees Increase (14 November 2023) (