There are many different parts of planning but the areas us planning consultants work in most frequently are planning applications, appeals, objections and enforcement. More information about these key areas of planning can be found using the buttons below.

Planning applications

Including what planning applications are, what changes require planning permission, what to include with your application, who makes the decision and how long they take

Full applications

Including what a full planning application is and when to submit one

Outline applications

Including what an outline planning application is and when to submit one

Change of use applications

Including what a change of use is and what the different use classes are

Lawful Development Certificates

Including what a Lawful Development Certificate is, how to obtain them and what to include with your application

Pre-application advice

Including what it is and what its benefits and limitations are

Reserved matters applications

Including what they are and what to submit with your application

Planning conditions

Including what they are, how to deal with them and what applications they involve

Retrospective applications

Including what they are and when they are needed

Planning appeals

Including what they are, what are their benefits, what are the deadlines, how long do they take and what to submit

Award of appeal costs

Including what they are & when and how to recover the costs of your planning appeal

Planning enforcement

Including what it is, when enforcement action is taken and how to fight it

Planning objections

Including when and how to object to a planning application, planning appeal or emerging Local Plan

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