Increase Planning Fees – Northern Ireland

Increase Planning Fees – New Planning Application Fees are due to come into operation on Wednesday 28th May 2014

The Department recently made the Planning (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. 2014 No. 127) which amend the Planning (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005 No. 222 as amended by S.R. 2005 No. 505, S.R. 2009 No. 256, S.R. 2010 No. 294, S.R. 2011 No. 99, S.R. 2011 No. 99, S.R. 2011 No. 398 and S.R. 2012 No.293).
The purpose of the Regulations is to introduce an inflationary uplift of 1.3% across all fee categories in line with the Department’s cost recovery policy and also to promote a simpler, more balanced and more equitable planning fees regime and amend fee structures and maxima for a number of existing development categories.
The new Regulations, setting out details of the revised fees, can be viewed via the following link:
Alternatively you may wish to refer to the notes for applicants which can be viewed via the following link:

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