Decision details

Charges for Pre-application planning enquiries

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To establish the principle of charging for the submission and consideration of pre-applciaiton planning enquiries.


The introduction of a paid pre-application planning service and the inclusion of the fees within the Council’s Fees and Charges Schedule for commencement from 1 April 2020 be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

To enable the pre-application service to be introduced.

Alternative options considered:

1.     To approve the introduction of a paid pre-application planning service that would be phased in from 1 April 2020.

2.     Do nothing.

Report author: Simon Wood

Publication date: 13/01/2020

Date of decision: 13/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/01/2020

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