Greg Clark has announces that planning fees are to increase by approximately 15% this autumn. To read more click here.
Sainsbury’s second appeal has been dismissed impacting upon proposed plans to relocate to Oxenholme Road.
Planning permission has been granted by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles for 1150 dwellings in Lancashire where the planning authority could only demonstrate 1.4 years supply.
Shona Dunn, Planning Director at the Department for Communities and Local Government has indicated an intention to set out the way forward in relation to a review of planning application fees that may mean individual councils could be allowed to set out their own fees.