Pre-planning application fees set to be charged across borough
PUBLISHED: 14:00 05 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:00 05 August 2018
Plans to introduce pre-planning application advice fees across the borough of Great Yarmouth have taken a step forward.
Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s policy and resources committee has passed a recommendation that prospective planning applicants who seek advice and guidance before submitting a bid will be charged.
Under a charges formula alterations to buildings advice would cost £92, minor developments of up to nine homes or the equivalent commercial floor space advice would be charged up to £582, medium developments of up to 199 homes and the commercial equivalent would have to pay up to £1,626 in advice fees and larger developments bids could pay up to £2,926.
The final decision will be made by a full meeting of the borough council, which aims to introduce the fee regime by October 1.
Exemption would include charities, parish councils, adaptations for disabled people and enquiries relating to a refused or withdrawn planning application or any follow up enquiry within six months of the original one.
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