Changes to planning application fees

The Government has given the green light to increase planning application fees by 20%.  This increase will take effect from 17 January 2018 and any application not validated before this date will pay the new amounts. Non-residential applications rise from £385 to £462 per 75 s.q.m and the upper [...]

2018-10-09T16:23:49+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Thoughts on Rating Appeal System

There has been much written by many regarding the iniquitous new Check-Challenge-Appeal Rating Appeal system, and the Valuation Office Agency has effectively underlined everyone’s thoughts by publishing figures in respect of Rateable Value appeals – 182,000 at this time in 2010, at the last Revaluation, and 5,650 this year. It [...]

2018-10-08T13:03:33+00:00 January 8th, 2018|