Fees for planning applications set by the Scottish Government change on 1 April 2022 for almost all application types. This means everything submitted to us on or after 1 April 2022 will be affected including:
- ‘full’ planning permission
- planning permission in principle
- certificates of lawfulness
- advertisement consent
Amongst the changes, the standard ‘householder’ fee increases from £202 to £300, whilst the standard fee for the construction of one new house increases from £401 to £600.
Details of the changes including information on concessions are set out by The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications) (Scotland) Regulations 2022.
Making sure that you calculate your fee correctly will make the validation process quicker and will help avoid delays with your application.
Once you know your correct fee, paying is also easy, and can be done whilst submitting your application using ePlanning.scot.
Some other fees related to Planning & Building Standards are also changing on 1 April 2022, including;