Planning Appeals & Enforcement

It is fair to say that not all applications for planning permission to Local Planning Authorities are successful, and inevitably some applications are refused.  Our planning team has a reputation for innovation and problem solving to address issues raised by Councils.

Planning appeals:

We are often able to identify solutions to complex planning problems, through negotiation with Councils and through subtle changes to development projects.

In the event that a solution cannot be found, we also have considerable experience, expertise and an excellent success rate, in the handling of planning appeals on behalf of clients. Whether it is a written representation appeal, informal hearing or public enquiry.

We are able to manage the planning appeal process for you including instructing other experts to assist in the defence of the appeal.

Enforcement:
With our specialist knowledge, expert contacts and vast experience of planning enforcement, we are in a strong position to assist you should you have an enforcement action served against you.

Our team have local planning authority backgrounds, making them highly qualified to advise you on any aspect of responding to enforcement action. This can be anything from negotiation with the Council, innovative problem solving through to challenging enforcement action at appeal.

We also have considerable experience in lodging applications for certificate of lawfulness, which are a useful mechanism often used to avoid enforcement action.

The enforcement issue services we offer:

  • Preparation of applications for certificated of lawfulness
  • Innovative problem solving to challenge enforcement action by Councils
  • Liaison and negotiation with Councils to avoid enforcement action
  • Responses to planning contravention notices
  • Appeals against the issue of enforcement notices

If you have been served with a planning contravention notice, breach of condition notice, or enforcement notice, do not delay, contact our team.

Meet the Team

Roy Hammond

Roy Hammond

Planning Manager

Rugby

Planning & Development

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John Clarke

John Clarke

BA (Hons) MA MRTPI

Senior Planner

Rugby

Planning & Development

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Harry White

Harry White

BSc (Hons)

Planner

Rugby

Planning & Development

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Nigel Brotherton

Nigel Brotherton

Consultant

Rugby

Planning & Development

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