Planning Applications & Appeals

Cheffins Team of qualified Planners can assist clients with the following:

  • Initial site appraisals and advise as to the development opportunities available
  • Pre-application enquiries
  • Preparation and submission of all types of applications
  • For larger schemes assess whether an Environmental Impact Assessment is required
  • Planning Enforcement matters
  • Community Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement and preparation of Statements of Community Engagement
  • Project Management of applications and regular client updates
  • Coordination the appointment of consultant team for major applications
  • Production of Planning Statements – analysis of proposal against planning policies
  • Production of Draft Heads of Terms for S106 Legal Agreements and completion of Community Infrastructure Levy Forms

From time to time an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate is necessary and we will advise on:

  • Reasons for refusal/grounds of appeal and give a clear view on the chances of success
  • We will act as expert witnesses on planning matters, at all types of appeal
  • Work with specialist planning barristers, lawyers and consultants to ensure the best and most robust case is presented