General advice on all aspects of the planning system including planning applications, appeals, strategic land promotion discharge of conditions and s106 obligations and assessment of potential development opportunities.
Site Appraisal and Assessment of Development Potential
At IJP our highly professional team of planners determine the extent to which planning permission is achievable on a given project. Potential areas of concern that may affect successful development plans are raised, providing transparent advice and recommendations at every stage.
The process of gaining planning permission on land is complex. The wealth of experience that we have at IJP will support you through the stages of negotiation, application process and development implementation. Our detailed knowledge of the planning system and awareness of even the most recent Government developments in the industry mean you will be receiving the most professional service available.
We have been very successful at challenging the decisions of local planning authorities at appeal, using our wide ranging experience of public enquiries, informal hearings and written representations.
Environmental Impact Assessment
Screening and scoping opinions including preparation and coordination of Environmental Statements.
Liaison with key stakeholders and local politicians, near neighbour meetings, attendance and coordination of public exhibitions and preparation of statements of community involvement.
Preparation of draft heads of terms and negotiation of planning obligations.
Expert Witness Statements
Preparation of expert witness statements and providing planning evidence at planning inquiries.
Strategic Land Promotion
Advice in relation to large and complex strategic land opportunities including submission of representations to the emerging plan process, preparation of written statements and attendance at examination hearings.
Lead Consultant and Project Coordination
IJP has the resources to draw together and lead a highly skilled team of professionals from all disciplines crucial to the planning process. We have a great deal of experience of coordinating the activities of many organsations enabling us to tailor our services to meet your needs.
Design and Access Statements and Supporting Document Production
Preparation of all necessary supporting documents including planning statements, design and access statements, five year housing land analysis and affordable housing statements.