Home owners attack building licence fees
The difference in levies on residential building licences have never been so wide, according to home owners lobby group Eigen Huis.
For example, a permit to place a dormer window in Rotterdam costs €411.30, while in Leiden, the council charges just €33.35, Eigen Huis said.
Eigen Huis said the differences were unacceptable and that efforts by the local authorities association VNG to introduce uniformity had had little effect.
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