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Planning Services

Burnetts' specialist planning team, comprising  a Chartered Town Planner working alongside expert solicitors, can help with and advise on all of the following planning matters:

•    Affordable Housing
•    Agricultural Building Conversions to Dwellings (Prior Approval)
•    Agricultural Workers Dwellings/Main Farm Houses
•    Appeals (Written Representations, Informal Hearings, Public Inquiries & Costs Appeals)
•    Appointment and Management of Specialists – Tree Survey, Archaeological Reports, Contamination/Noise Reports, Ecological Reports, Flood Risk Assessments, Topographical Surveys etc. 
•    Barn Conversions
•    Building Recording (Level 1, Level 2 and above)
•    Changes of Use
•    Commercial Development
•    Design and Access Statements 
•    Enforcement – All Aspects 
•    Environmental Impact Assessments 
•    Extensions to houses
•    Farm Diversification 
•    Heritage Asset Statements
•    Householder Planning Application 
•    Housing Applications 
•    Lawful Development Certificates/Certificates of Lawful Use
•    Listed Building Consent Applications 
•    Permitted Development 
•    Planning Conditions: Appeal, Remove, Vary or Discharge
•    Planning Statements
•    Pre-Application Planning Advice
•    Prior Approval for Agricultural Buildings and/or Changes of Use 
•    Land Promotion/Allocation Submissions to Local Authorities
•    Screening/Scoping Opinions
•    Section 106 Legal Agreements – Negotiation and Advice
•    Speaking on your behalf at Meetings – Parish Council or Planning Committee
•    Submitting Planning Applications – All Aspects 
•    Viability 

We can also provide support with the following types of applications:

•    Householder Planning Applications 
•    Outline Planning Applications with some or all matters reserved 
•    Reserved Matters Planning Applications – Access, Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale 
•    Full Planning Applications 

•    Discharge Planning Conditions 
•    Amend Planning Permissions
•    Amend Planning Obligations 

•    Listed Building Consent Applications 
•    Advertisement Consent Applications 

Who to contact

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Robbie Mather

Robbie is a Partner and head of the Commercial Property team.