Issue details

Discretionary Increase in National Planning Application Fees

Purpose: To allow the Department for Communities and Local Government to be informed that Wokingham Borough Council accepts the offer to raise planning application fees by 20% ont he basis that this will be invested into the planning services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: None Specific;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/03/2017

Reason for urgency:
It has only just come to light that the Council must confirm by 13 March 2017 if it accepts the offer for raising planning application fees. A holding response has been sent but the Executive needs to agree the increase as soon as possible to allow this to be formally confirmed.

Decision due: 25 Apr 2017 by Executive

Lead member: Mark Ashwell

Contact: Clare Lawrence Email: Tel: 0118 974 6444.

Reference Number: WBC949


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