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
Alongside their proposed draft new local plan Poole have also published a proposed set of revised Community Infrastructure Levy (‘CIL’) charges. At present, the levy is billed in Poole at a rate of £75, £100 or £150 a square metre for new residential development, with the majority of the Borough falling within the £75 zone. Read more about Poole to consult on revised Community Infrastructure Levy Charges[…]
The Borough of Poole has published its draft new local plan for public consultation. The Draft Local Plan covers the period up to 2033 and sets out how the Council intends to deliver a minimum target of 14,200 new homes over the period 2013-2033. This represents a delivery of at least 710 homes per year, Read more about Poole publishes their new draft local plan[…]
Purbeck District Council are consulting, until the 2nd June 2017, on an amended CIL ‘123’ list. This is a list which identifies those projects which CIL contributions will be spent on. The Council are not proposing to alter their CIL rates. For more information on how the consultation may affect you please contact Chapman Lily Read more about Purbeck District Council consult on revised CIL list[…]
Hart District Council are consulting on their draft local plan. The consultation runs until the 9th June 2017. The Draft Local Plan covers the period 2011 to 2032. Hart District Council (HDC) need to deliver 10,185 homes in this period. Taking into account new homes that have already been built in the period together with Read more about Hart District Council – Consultation on Draft Local Plan[…]
At the end of last week the Neighbourhood Planning Bill became an act of Parliament. Now known as the ‘Neighbourhood Planning Act’ the act includes provisions relating to Neighbourhood Planning (as the title suggests) but also the use of pre-commencement conditions and the removal of permitted development rights for the change of use or demolition Read more about Neighbourhood Planning Bill gains Royal Ascent[…]
The Council’s ‘123 list’ sets out how money collected through the Community Infrastructure Levy will be used. The Councils are proposing changes to how monies are spent on Heathland Mitigation, Transport and Education. For more information on the proposed changes please contact Chapman Lily Planning.
The current Local Plan for West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland was adopted in October 2015. The Inspector, during the examination of the 2015 Local Plan, identified that an early review of the Plan is required to identify additional land capable of meeting housing need to 2036. The Council’s are now seeking views on the review Read more about West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan Review – consultation closes 3rd April[…]
Weymouth and Portland Council have approved a programme which aims to accelerate the delivery of new homes. The programme will identify where the Council can work with others to see the development of allocated and proposed housing sites. This could include upfront funding of infrastructure, providing cash flow, land purchase and partnership working. The Council’s Read more about Weymouth and Portland agree plan to accelerate house building[…]
On 2nd March, Chapman Lily Planning heard first hand from Gavin Barwell, Minister for Housing, Planning and London on how the Government propose to ‘fix the broken housing market’. The Minister provided a brief summary of the Housing White Paper, setting out the four tenets of the Government’s housing policy: Planning for the right Read more about Chapman Lily Planning attend meeting with Minister for State, Housing, and Planning[…]
The Government have today published the much-awaited Housing White Paper: “Fixing our broken housing market”. The Government have described the White Paper as setting out a broad range of reforms that will be introduced to help reinvigorate the housing market and increase the supply of new homes. Our initial reading of the White Read more about Housing White Paper Published[…]