General advice on all aspects of the planning system including planning applications, appeals, strategic land promotion, discharge of conditions, CIL and s106 obligations, Permitted Development, Local Development Orders, and assessment of potential development opportunities.
Planning Appraisal and Assessment of Development Potential
Our highly professional team of planners determine the extent to which planning permission is achievable on a given project. Potential areas of concern that may affect successful development plans are raised, providing transparent advice and recommendations at every stage.
Strategic Site Search and Settlement Surveys
The identification of suitable land and property for future development or a particular Use.
Strategic Land Promotion
Advice in relation to large and complex strategic land opportunities including submission of representations to the emerging plan process, preparation of written statements and attendance at examination hearings.
The process of gaining planning permission is complex. The wealth of experience that we have at CL Planning will support you through the stages of pre-application negotiation, application process and development implementation.
Design and Masterplanning
From the initial analysis of site constraints and opportunities, to the preparation of masterplans, illustrative site layouts and 3-D visualisations, CL Planning has the knowledge and expertise to prepare well considered, creative and commercially viable development schemes.
Liaison with key stakeholders and local politicians, near neighbour meetings, attendance and coordination of tailored public exhibitions and preparation of statements of community involvement.
Project Management and Coordination
CL Planning has the resources to draw together and lead a highly skilled team of professionals from all disciplines crucial to the planning process. We have a great deal of experience of coordinating the activities of many organisations enabling us to tailor our services to meet your needs.
We are well placed to review the prospects of challenging the decisions of local planning authorities at appeal, using our wide ranging experience from public inquiries, informal hearings and written representations.
Preparation of draft heads of terms and negotiation of planning obligations to optimise the prospects of securing planning permission.
Environmental Impact (EIA) and Habitats Regs (HRA) Assessment
EIA screening and scoping opinions including preparation and coordination of Environmental Statements. HRA screening and guidance around appropriate assessment.
Chapman Lily Planning Ltd are town planning consultants providing advice and expertise in all aspects of the planning system.
We can assist clients obtaining planning permission and maximising the potential of development projects large and small across the south of England from our offices located near Poole, Dorset.
Why not call or email Chapman Lily Planning Ltd now for a FREE no obligation consultation with a planning consultant and find out how we can help you with your planning application, planning appeal, or search for land for future development?
Brett Spiller – BTP BA (Hons) MRTPI MCIWM
Giles Moir BA (Hons) MTP MRTPI
John Hammond – BA (Hons) Dip TP Dip Urb Des MRTPI
Chapman Lily keeps a close eye on the performance of councils against the requirement to maintain a five-year housing land supply. Figures are usually published in the New Year, but many councils are awaiting the long-anticipated 2019 Housing Delivery Test results before committing to publishing their results. Dorset Council has, however, recently published the results Read more about Five-year supply statements start to trickle through[…]
We are delighted to welcome John Hammond and Alan Davies to Chapman Lily Planning. Both join as Associate Director’s having held senior posts here in the south. They bring a wealth of complementary knowledge and experience to the team, ensuring that you will continue to get the very best planning advice. John has a background Read more about Chapman Lily Planning are growing![…]
The 1st September saw the introduction of further amendments to the CIL Regulations. The complexities of CIL remain, despite attempts to simply the process. The amendments mean that: Local Authorities are no longer prevented from pooling contributions towards a single infrastructure project from more than five development schemes. If you are applying to vary an Read more about Changes to Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Legislation[…]
Following the formation of BCP Council (covering Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) and Dorset Council (covering the rest of Dorset) in April this year both intend to start work on new Local Plans Both Council’s have started with a call for sites. This is the first opportunity for landowners and developers to promote parcels of land Read more about Local Plan Reviews[…]
Chapman Lily Planning were pleased to be part of a recent seminar which saw Sir Oliver Letwin deliver the keynote speaker address. Sir Oliver Letwin’s address comes in advance of the publication of the findings into his review of the build rates of planning permissions. Sir Oliver provided an update on his review, without giving Read more about Development Opportunities Seminar with Sir Oliver Letwin MP[…]
‘The Planner’ recently reported that the ‘Planning Inspectorate (PINS) has a workload crisis, leaving professionals and developers seething’. Written representations are typically taking 24 weeks to determine, Hearings 36 weeks and Inquiries 49 weeks. We can attest to the delays in the appeal system and the frustration caused (with no right of recourse). Brett Spiller, Read more about Planning appeals taking longer[…]
Purbeck District Council has published a report about the most recent Local Plan Review options consultation. The Council is now looking to progress towards publishing the pre-submission draft of the plan later in 2018, which looks likely to spread around 1,700 additional new homes around the district (as opposed to a handful of larger sites) Read more about Purbeck District Council Local Plan review[…]
Chapman Lily Planning Ltd are delighted to have secured planning permission at appeal for the redevelopment of a site in Poole with 80 apartments. The appeal site is located just north of the Poole Civic Centre site on Commercial Road and with part of site falling within a conservation area. The appeal proposals involved the Read more about Appeal Success for 80 apartments in Poole[…]
Chapman Lily Planning is delighted to have secured planning permission for the conversion and extension of the former Portman Hotel in Bournemouth. Brett Spiller, Director of Chapman Lily Planning, explained “We worked closely with officers at Bournemouth Borough Council to arrive at a scheme that safeguards the future of this landmark building and bring it Read more about Permission secured for conversion and extension of former pub[…]
Community engagement can help to identify issues early on in the planning process and reduce conflict at the application stage. The ideas generated can help to optimise the benefits of development projects and enhance the reputation of the development community. Steve Tapscott, Senior Planner at Chapman Lily Planning recently hosted a public exhibition relating to Read more about The advantages of community engagement[…]