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 is delighted to have secured planning permission on appeal to build a pair of semi-detached houses in a residential rear garden in East Dorset. The Inspector agreed with our arguments that the form, design and scale of the houses would be in keeping with other properties in the area and that the Read more about Appeal success – East Dorset[…]
Sevenoaks District Council continues its call for sites which may be suitable for future development and inclusion in the new Local Plan. Local residents, landowners, developers, businesses and other interested parties are invited to submit sites for uses including housing, employment, retail and community uses. If you have a site in Sevenoaks which you would Read more about Sevenoaks call for sites[…]
Purbeck District Council has published new evidence ahead of its forthcoming focussed consultation on the Local Plan Review, due at the end of January 2018. Key highlights include: Objectively assessed need for housing The Council’s current local plan housing target is 120 homes per year and the 2015 Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) said it Read more about Purbeck District Council Local Plan Review Update[…]
North Dorset District Council is undertaking a review of its Local Plan. A draft Issues and Options Document has been put before Cabinet and endorsed for consultation. The Document suggests that a step change in housing delivery is needed. The Council has been cognisant of the findings of the Strategic Housing Market Assessment for Eastern Read more about North Dorset Issues and Options Document cleared for consultation[…]
Chapman Lily Planning is delighted to have secured outline planning permission for 31 apartments in Havant after a lengthy, but constructive, dialogue with the Local Planning Authority. The consented scheme involves the loss of a public house and the erection of a new three storey building on a 0.35ha site close to the town centre. Read more about Planning permission for 31 apartments secured in Havant[…]
Chapman Lily Planning was delighted to take part in ‘the ticks and treats of development success’ Breakfast Seminar at the Harbour Heights in Poole. Speaking alongside representatives drawn from other professions, Brett Spiller (Director at Chapman Lily Planning) set out his top tips and tricks to an audience of developers, land promoters, property investors and Read more about The tricks and treats of development success[…]
A new report has been published by ‘Planning’ which highlights the high refusal rates in relation to prior approval applications for agricultural-to-residential conversions. The report examines the complexity of the regulations and whether the aim of the regulations – to boost rural housing supply has been achieved. ‘Planning’ have reported that rural lobby groups attribute Read more about Report published on the issues associated with agricultural to residential conversions[…]
Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Local Government, confirmed in a written statement to the House of Commons yesterday that he was minded to approve the proposal to create two new unitary authorities in Dorset. The proposal will see the creation of one unitary authority consisting of Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch and the second Read more about Secretary of State minded to approve Dorset Council reorganisation[…]
South Somerset District Council are consulting on issues and options in relation to new development and are consulting on the ‘best way to provide a new policy framework for planning and development’ this includes options for where new growth may go in the future, together with the identification of new housing sites. Once the consultation Read more about South Somerset District Council start review of their Local Plan[…]
Gosport Borough Council continues its call for sites with the Council looking for sites which may be suitable to allocate for development in the emerging Gosport Local Plan Review. The Council is also accepting submissions of potential brownfield residential sites for inclusion in their Brownfield Land Register. If you have a site in Gosport which you Read more about Gosport Borough Council continues its call for sites[…]