New Legislation – relating to infrastructure planning (06/04/2017) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 06/04/2017:

New Legislation:

  • April 2017: SI 2017 No. 314 - The Infrastructure Planning Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (pdf) (link).


  • The above SI 2017 No. 314 is not summarised on the Planning Jungle website.
  • The "Explanatory Memorandum" (link) to the above SI includes the following information:
    - "This instrument amends the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010
    and the Infrastructure Planning (Changes to, and Revocation of, Development Consent Orders) Regulations 2011 to:
    >>> increase fees for processing applications for development consent for nationally significant infrastructure projects;
    >>> increase fees for processing applications to make changes to Development Consent Orders;
    >>> introduce fees for panels consisting of two examining inspectors to examine applications for development consent and for changes to Development Consent Orders;
    >>> introduce a mechanism for the fees to increase with inflation every year; and
    >>> insert a review provision into the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010 and substitute the review provision in the Infrastructure Planning (Changes to, and Revocation of, Development Consent Orders) Regulations 2011."

Other Sources of Information:

  • March 2017: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2017 No. 314 (pdf) (link).
  • March 2017: Planning Act 2008 - The Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010 - guidance (link)

Updates to the Planning Jungle website: