Effective Engagment – Keep Talking, Keep Listening, Keep Evolving

October 31, 2018By Lyn JonesHow To, Policy

It’s become increasingly clear in recent years that local communities are becoming more engaged in the planning process, particularly where they feel passionate about individual sites or the impact of development in their areas. This doesn’t just mean old-school NIMBYism, but more a growing desire to have some influence or control over how ‘their’ areas … Read More

HOW TO: PV’s Pre-Application Pointers

March 5, 2018By Lyn JonesApplications, Blog, How To

If you have a major or contentious proposal, you’re very likely to save time and resources in the long run if you submit a pre-application enquiry or ‘pre-app’. It can be based on the minimum of design work but enables you to engage early with a Local Planning Authority and stakeholders to establish their position … Read More