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 CIWM
Matt Holmes – BA (Hons) MA MRTPI
Giles Moir BA (Hons) MTP MRTPI
Chapman Lily Planning have won an appeal in respect of a site in Weymouth for the construction of 18 homes. The development will utilise the site of a redundant care home. The Council’s Planning Committee had refused the application on the grounds of the amount of development proposed on the site and its effect on Read more about Appeal Success in Weymouth[…]
We are delighted to announce that Steve Tapscott will join Chapman Lily as a Senior Planner. Steve joins the existing Chapman Lily team of Brett Spiller, Matt Holmes, Giles Moir, Sylvia Leonard and Gill Jackson as the practice continues to grow. Steve joins Chapman Lily from Purbeck District Council where he worked as Senior Read more about Steve Tapscott joins the Chapman Lily Planning team as Senior Planning Consultant[…]
Those of you familiar with the planning process will know that Councils either make decisions on planning applications under delegated powers – when the decision is made by Officers, or the planning application is determined by the Council’s Planning Committee. It is important to understand how each Council works and the triggers and mechanisms which Read more about Understanding how Councils make decisions[…]
New Forest District Council has published a summary document of its new Draft Local Plan. At a report to the Council’s Environment and Scrutiny Panel the Council Officers set out their draft proposals for the new Local Plan, which includes suggested strategic development sites for 100 homes or more spread across the Borough. Of note, Read more about New Forest District Council New Local Plan Update[…]
The Government launched the Housing White Paper: ‘Fixing our broken housing market’, to much fanfare in February. Whilst a welcome and frank acknowledgement of some of the barriers to housing delivery, it was short on quick fixes and big on further consultation. A key tenet was how to streamline the local plan process and secure Read more about Government consultation on improving housing supply (the impact on housing requirements)[…]
Portsmouth City Council have started to prepare a new Local Plan. The new Local Plan will contain policies relating to development of land together with site allocations for new development. Portsmouth City Council are inviting views on their published Issues and Options document. The closing date for comments is Thursday 28 September 2017. If you have Read more about New Portsmouth Local Plan[…]
The DCLG have confirmed that the planned 20% increase for planning applications fees will be delayed until September – when Parliament reconvenes after the summer recess. The increase in fees was one of the measures included in the Housing White Paper published in February. Chapman Lily Planning will monitor the progress of the proposed changes Read more about Delay to planning fee increase[…]
Chapman Lily Planning have won planning permission at appeal for the construction of five homes in Christchurch, having demonstrated that the scheme was acceptable in relation to flood risk. Working with Aspire Architects Ltd, the application proposed a development of five homes on a site that, whilst at minimal risk nonetheless fell within a future Read more about Flood Risk Appeal Success[…]
North Dorset District Council have issued a press release confirming that they are presently unable to demonstrate a five year housing land supply as required by national planning policy. The press release notes that the housing land supply has slipped to just 3.42 years as a result of a very low rate of housing development Read more about North Dorset Council confirm a housing supply shortfall[…]
We are delighted to announce that Sylvia Leonard has joined Chapman Lily as a Senior Planner. Sylvia joins the existing Chapman Lily Team of Brett Spiller, Matt Holmes and Giles Moir as the practice continues to grow. Sylvia joins Chapman Lily from Purbeck District Council where she worked as a Principal Planning Officer in Development Read more about Sylvia Leonard joins the Chapman Lily Planning team as Senior Planning Consultant[…]