Navigating the planning system


The extensive town planning services offered by Chave Planning are listed below. The delivery of all of these services comes with the assurance of advice and recommendations for strategy concerning whatever planning solution is being sought. A fee proposal will be provided once we’ve discussed what services are required to achieve your desired solution.

  • Planning appraisals of the potential of land and property for development or alternative uses
  • Preparation and submission of planning applications
  • Managing the pre-application and planning application processes
  • Preparation of Planning Statements, Design & Access Statements, Sequential Assessments, Employment Land Assessments and Statements of Community Involvement to support the planning process
  • Preparation, submission and management of planning appeals
  • Representation¬† at appeal informal hearings
  • Expert witness at appeal public inquiries
  • Briefing of solicitor advocate/Counsel in respect of public inquiries or obtaining Counsel opinion
  • Promotion of land for development through the Local Plan making process
  • Submission of representations in response to Local Plan consultations
  • Representation at Local Plan Examination
  • Working as part of a design team to manage the masterplanning process for large sites
  • Community consultation – from major exhibitions to presentations to Parish Councils
  • Training for Councillors, Parish Councils and Neighbourhood Forums in planning topics