As an enterprise, we have asked for this for nearly 3 years and still no feedback. If you're urgently waiting on this idea I suggest looking at alternative solutions.
We are working on adding VNET capability to the developer tier and it looks like this should solve your problem since you will be able to use developer tier instances for non-production environments.
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We would like to add API Key support to App Service authentication/authorization. I am placing this item in “unplanned” to be used in future planning sessions.
Azure App Service TeamDarren Kay supported this idea ·
Would be better than paying for Premium level to VPN access when all I need is Standard