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Planning Applications

Planning Applications

When making a planning application, you may want to seek assistance from a legal representative. This will take a weight off your shoulders, as your solicitor will handle the process on your behalf, providing planning application advice and guidance at every stage.


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Making a planning application

Planning applications must be submitted to your Local Planning Authority (LPA)The planning application must include:-

  • The correct form, with all fields completed
  • Supporting documentation, including the mandatory national and local documentation, and any other evidence that you think will support your application
  • The correct fee, which will be calculated according to the type of application being submitted

It is important to fulfil all of the above or your planning application will not be considered.

Planning application advice

To ensure you complete your planning application effectively, you can always seek professional assistance.

A solicitor who specialises in planning applications will be able to create a strong application on your behalf, incorporating a range of evidence that supports your proposed project. This will ultimately save you considerable financial risk, and will reduce the time and stress that is involved in planning.

Help with planning applications

If you would like to speak to a solicitor about a planning application, please get in touch with us at Kingsley Smith Solicitors. As experts in planning law, we will provide you with professional legal advice, and can assist you throughout the application process – no matter what the size or nature of your project. You might also be interested in our page on the planning application process.

If you are submitting planning permission in the South East, you might be interested in our local guides to obtaining planning permission:

For planning application advice, contact us on 01634 811 118 or complete our online enquiry form.