Peter Court Associates

NamePeter Court Associates

Peter Court Associates was established in 2011. The company provides a range of planning and development services, based upon over 30 years of experience within both the public and private sector. It has established a varied client base, ranging from major house building companies to private landowners and individuals.

Main Planning Services

Promotion of land for development through the Local Plan process; planning applications; Written Representation Appeals; attendance at Hearings and Inquiries; preparing instructions for barristers; enforcement cases, political lobbying and promotional work, acting for local residents.

Examples of Recent Projects

Successfully achieving planning permission for residential development on un-allocated land on periphery of settlements in Kent and Essex. These included sites at Lenham and Sutton Valence in the Borough of Maidstone and where costs were awarded against the Council. A further site at Biddenden (in Ashford Borough) has been allocated for 45 dwellings upon which planning permission was successfully achieved.

Attendance as witness at Local Plan Inquiries.

Advising clients on option agreements.

Introduction of sites to house building companies.

Acting as agent in land transactions.

Promotion of land through Local Plan representations.

Obtaining prior approval notices on barn conversions.

Provision of advice to local residents' groups on objecting to development proposals.

Legal: Direct Professional Access to the Bar

Legal: Public Inquiries

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Briefs

Local & Strategic Planning: Local Plans

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Monitoring

Agriculture: Barn Conversions

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Public Participation

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Schools / Community Buildings

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village/Town Appraisals

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Village Design Statements

Housing: Affordable Housing

Housing: Appeals

Housing: Applications

Housing: Boundaries / Curtilage

Housing: Housing Needs Studies

Housing: House Extensions

Housing: Objections

Housing: Residential Developments

Housing: Social Housing

Legal: Appeals

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Planning Gain

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution: Section 106 Agreements

Local & Strategic Planning: Development Plan Representation

Local & Strategic Planning: EIP (Examination in Public)

Local & Strategic Planning: Greenbelt

Local & Strategic Planning: Sub-regional Planning

Research: Land Availabiltiy Studies

Research: Research / Surveys

Research: Site Appraisals

Enforcement: Investigation

Enforcement: Remedial Action

Local & Strategic Planning: Core Strategies

Research: Viability and Planning Assessments and Inquiries

Neighbourhood & Community Planning: Community and Stakeholder Consultation Events

Countryside & Environment: Green Belt

Local & Strategic Planning: Planning Strategies