Why the government’s proposed planning fee increase is likely to fall short in addressing the council resourcing crisis

While both councils and developers have welcomed the news that the government intends to increase application fees by more than a third, practitioners say that even this substantial increase will not be nearly enough to address the crisis in local authority planning team resources.

by Joey Gardiner
Credit: Sean Gladwell c/o Getty Images
Credit: Sean Gladwell c/o Getty Images

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: planning.support@haymarket.com

Call: 020 8267 8121

Take a 30-day trial

  • Join Planning now and pay nothing for your first 30-days.



Prices from £395 /pa*

  • Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues
  • Track the latest CIL developments with our live table
  • Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin

Choose a Package

*For bespoke corporate packages please email dcs@haymarket.com or call us on 01452 835820.