Our Planning Services

JKL Planning provides professional advice on the following matters:

Advice on planning policies, procedures and law

Initial advice is essential in order to assess the likelihood of realising the development potential of a site. Development is required to take place in accordance with the policies of the approved development plan unless material considerations indicate otherwise. An initial assessment might include:

Town Planning Policies by JKL Planning

Planning, Listed Building and Conservation Area applications and negotiations

The preparation and submission of planning applications includes:

Applications for Town Planning Certificates by JKL Planning

Applications for Certificates of Lawfulness

Sometimes development that has been undertaken without the benefit of planning permission can become lawful with the passage of time. In such cases it is up to the applicant to provide factual evidence to support their case. The local planning authority is required to make its decision on the balance of probability on the basis of the evidence that is available. JKL Planning provides assistance with the following:

Applications for Town Planning Certificates by JKL Planning

Negotiations regarding Enforcement Notices and Breach of Condition Notices

Local planning authorities may take enforcement action against breaches of planning control. In such circumstances JKL Planning will:

Conducting appeals by means of exchange of written representations, informal hearings and public inquiries

Whilst always seeking to obtain planning permission without having to appeal, sometimes an appeal is the best course of action. JKL Planning will: