Planning applications

We can prepare, submit and manage a wide range of planning applications through to a decision. Application types include:

  • Full planning applications
  • Outline planning applications
  • Permission in principle
  • Reserved matters applications
  • Lawful development certificates for existing or proposed uses or works
  • Listed building consents
  • Variation of existing planning consents through minor material or non-material amendment applications
  • Discharge of planning conditions
  • Householder applications
  • Applications for prior approval for permitted development
  • Applications to vary or discharge planning obligations attached to an existing consent

Applications will often include the preparation of a supporting Planning Statement, which is a document that provides a written assessment of the proposal in the context of relevant planning policies, legislation and any other key planning considerations.

We can advise on what type of planning application is better suited to your project and individual needs. For example, if you are simply looking to increase the value of your land then applying for outline planning permission or permission in principle could be the best and most cost-effective route for you. In addition, we can tell you what permitted development rights you have, either for new building works or a change of use, and advise on whether these can form part of your overall development strategy.

We can review any existing planning permissions you have or are looking to acquire and provide advice on whether a change to the consented scheme would likely require a fresh, new planning application or whether it could be dealt with as an amendment to the existing permission.

Atticus Planning

Why choose us for your planning application?

Atticus Planning is a friendly and progressive town planning consultancy with a proven track record in securing results.

Whether you’re just looking for some initial advice regarding a planning application, or need a planning specialist for your project right away, we’re here to help.

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Get in touch with the Atticus team today by filling out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the stages of a planning application?

    Step 1 – Application submission and validation
    Step 2 - Consultation and publicity
    Step 3 – Site visit (if required) and assessment
    Step 4 - Recommendation
    Step 5 - Decision (either delegated or planning committee)

    What do I need to provide with a planning application?

    This depends on what you are applying for. There are minimum national requirements, including drawings, the requisite application fee and the application form, and additional, locally set requirements. Local planning authorities usually have a checklist stating what documents need to be submitted based on your proposal and type of application.

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