1st Edition

Good Practice Guide Making Successful Planning Applications

By Colin Haylock Copyright 2020
    160 Pages
    by RIBA Publishing

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    How do you obtain permission? How can you satisfactorily tackle objections? How can you convince planning officers of the value of your work? Drawing on substantial experience from both applicant and local planning authority perspectives, this book provides tactics and practical steps to help architects secure early validation of applications and successful outcomes. It’s a practical guide to understanding the planning system and maximizing the potential for successful outcomes. Readers will develop a greater understanding of the principles that are vital in the preparation and negotiation of applications against the very complex detail of regulatory arrangements.

    1. Design and the Planning System  2. Do I Need Planning Consent or Any Other Planning Related Consents?  3. Principles for Approaching the Planning System  4. Project Inception and Briefing  5. Applications and Consents  6. Design Statement as a Design Process Tool  7. Conditions  8. Viability, Developer Obligations and Agreements  9. Appeals, Enforcement and Using Specialist Support  10. Proactive Engagement with the Shaping and Operation of the Planning System  Appendix: Design and Access Statement Example


    Colin Haylock RIBA, PPFRTPI, IHBC is an Architect, Planner and Member of the RIBA’s Planning Policy and Strategy Group. He is Principal at Haylock Planning and Design, Partner at Spence and Dower and former President of the Royal Town Planning Institute in 2012.