Assent Planning Consultancy Ltd

NameAssent Planning Consultancy Ltd

With nearly thirty years of planning experience, Assent Planning Consultancy aims to help and guide you through the often difficult and complex world of the planning system. We aim to do this by working with you "“ not just for you - at all stages of the planning process, from your initial concepts to the realisation of your ideas.

We will talk to you during each step of the process, so that you know what is happening at all times, and we will discuss with you the most appropriate ways to go forward to achieve the best chance of success for you.

We will provide you with expert advice, knowledge and experience that are delivered in a personal, timely and cost effective way. We have the ability to solve any problems that are encountered along the way creatively and with innovation. We aim to get it right "“ first time, every time "“ to minimise delays and costs in pursuing your ideas through the planning process.

We can -

Prepare and submit all types of planning applications on your behalf

Prepare supporting information, including Design & Access Statements to support your application

Negotiate effectively with the local planning authority on pre-application matters and on the progress of your application

Make representations (objections or support) on your behalf in respect of other planning applications or on the development plan

Speak at Planning Committees on your behalf in support of your application

Prepare and submit planning appeals if your application is refused

Appear as an expert witness at appeal hearings and inquiries

Prepare planning appraisals, site assessments and masterplans for site development

Provide education and training to you and your business on all planning matters

We are committed to providing these services for you based on our expertise, knowledge and experience in a personal, timely and cost effective way that puts you at the heart of our business

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Local & Strategic Planning: Community Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Local & Strategic Planning: Statements of Community Involvement

Local & Strategic Planning: Area Development Frameworks

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies

Conservation: Design Layout

Conservation: Ancient Monuments

Conservation: Archaeology

Conservation: Conservation Areas

Conservation: Ecology

Conservation: Historic Towns / Sites

Conservation: Listed Buildings

Conservation: Rural Conservation

Conservation: Urban Conservation

Countryside & Environment: Ecological Surveys

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Strategic Environmental Appraisals

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Audits

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Statements

Countryside & Environment: Gypsy / Traveller Sites

Countryside & Environment: National Parks

Countryside & Environment: Rural Regeneration

Countryside & Environment: Rights of Way

Countryside & Environment: SSSI (Special Sites of Scientific Interest)

Countryside & Environment: Tree Preservation Orders

Countryside & Environment: Visual Impact Assessments

Countryside & Environment: Wind Farms

Countryside & Environment: Wetlands

Countryside & Environment: Wildlife Centres / Trusts

Countryside & Environment: Environmental Management Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Countryside Access Strategies

Countryside & Environment: Country Parks

Countryside & Environment: Renewable Energy Sources

Countryside & Environment: AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Countryside & Environment: Coastal Planning

Countryside & Environment: Appropriate Assessment (Habitats Regulations)

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Countryside & Environment: Code for Sustainable Homes

Agriculture: Planning & Development

Agriculture: Development Viabilities

Agriculture: Development Applications

Agriculture: Agricultural Developments

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Agriculture: Diversification

Agriculture: Farms

Agriculture: Liveries

Business: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Business: Business and Science Parks

Business: Change of Use

Business: Car Parking / Access

Business: Enforcement

Business: Extensions / Alterations of Premises

Business: Lawful Development Certificates

Business: New Premises

Business: Working from Home

Business: Flood Risk Assessments

Business: Offices

Design: Design Layout

Design: Architecture

Design: Implementation

Design: Crime Prevention Design

Design: Masterplanning

Design: Urban Design

Economic Development: Development Strategies

Economic Development: Feasibility Studies

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

Health Planning: Cemeteries

Health Planning: Crematoriums

Health Planning: Health Centres

Health Planning: Hospices

Health Planning: Hospital

Health Planning: Nursing Homes

Health Planning: BREEAM Assessments

Housing: Eco-Homes Assessments

Housing: Flood Risk Assessements

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage

Housing: Car Parking

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Light Issues

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Housing: Housing Design Layout

Housing: Code for Sustainable Homes

Industrial: Site Design Layout

Industrial: Heavy Industry

Industrial: Light Industry

Industrial: Minerals / Aggregates / Extraction

Industrial: Pollution (Air, Water, Noise)

Industrial: Service Industry

Industrial: Telecommunications

Industrial: Mobile Phone Masts

Industrial: Technological Industry

Industrial: Utilities

Industrial: Waste Disposal

Information Technology: Development Control Application Systems

Information Technology: Internet

Information Technology: Local Authority IT Guidance / Systems

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Expert Witness

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 75 Agreements

Probity: Elected Member Training

Research: Feasibility Studies

Research: Site Appraisals

Research: Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Retail: Advertisements / Canopies / Blinds

Retail: Car Boot Sales

Retail: Change of Use

Retail: Factory Outlet Centres

Retail: Markets

Retail: Out of Town Sites

Retail: Retail Impact Studies

Retail: Shops

Retail: Supermarkets

Retail: Town Centres

Retail: Town Centre Management

Retail: Site Design Layout

Tourism & Leisure: Amusement Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Caravan Parks / Camping Sites

Tourism & Leisure: Cinemas

Tourism & Leisure: Golf Courses

Tourism & Leisure: Guest Houses / B&B

Tourism & Leisure: Family Entertainment Centres

Tourism & Leisure: Fast Food / Take Away Outlets

Tourism & Leisure: Health Clubs

Tourism & Leisure: Hotels

Tourism & Leisure: Marinas

Tourism & Leisure: Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Playing Fields

Tourism & Leisure: Public Houses

Tourism & Leisure: Restaurants

Tourism & Leisure: Stadiums

Tourism & Leisure: Swimming Baths

Tourism & Leisure: Theme Parks

Tourism & Leisure: Tourism

Tourism & Leisure: Wildlife Centres / Zoos

Tourism & Leisure: Sport & Recreational Strategies

Urban Regeneration: Brownfield Sites

Urban Regeneration: Compulsory Purchases

Urban Regeneration: PPP (Public & Private Partnerships)

Urban Regeneration: Design

Minerals & Waste: Waste Disposal

Minerals & Waste: Minerals/Aggregates Extraction

Minerals & Waste: Quarries

Minerals & Waste: Landfill

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Appeals

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Renewable Energy: Wind Power

Renewable Energy: Solar Power

Renewable Energy: BREEAM

Renewable Energy: Geothermal

Employment: Distribution and Warehousing

Employment: Offices