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Steve Davies

Steve Davies
Senior Planning Consultant

Planning consent can add very substantial value to your property. But it's become a highly complex area. More than ever, it is critical that you get it right first time.

News and Views

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Kent and East Sussex - Local Plan Updates and DEADLINES

Local plans are important planning policy documents which are used to guide development to certain areas.

These plans take a long time in the making, which means that there are only certain times in perhaps a five year period when you can put your land forward for ...
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Agricultural Occupancy Condition

Family decisions from days gone by can have a lasting impact on farms today, as has recently been discovered by a number of families who have found reason to ask Hobbs Parker Property Consultants for advice.

From the 1950s there was an increase in demand for agricultural ...
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Otties Farm - New Dairy

Three generations have worked the land at Ottinge since the turn of last century. The rolling green hills of the Elham Valley make for perfect dairy country and so the cows arrived to the pastures in the 1920s. Nine decades later and the herd continues to thrive ...
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What we do

Planning Permission

Planning Permission Applications

We can help you gain planning permission and other related approvals

Planning applications for all developments

Mixed-use schemes

Consents for listed buildings

Planning permission in conservation areas

Certificates of lawfulness

Advertising consents

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Ashford Local Plan

Planning Feasibility and Research

Research and technical consultancy services to support your development projects

Development briefs

Master plans

Planning appraisals

Infrastructure payments (S106)

Advice on Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

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Specialised Areas

We've decades of experience between us and can provide you with professional advice in a wide range of specialised areas

Development in the Green Belt

Planning permission for mixed use schemes

Flexible farm uses (including Class Q)

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Planning Law

Legal Matters

We'll help you find practical solutions to problems resulting from our complex planning laws

Planning and enforcement notice appeals

Legal interpretation and agreements

Interpreting planning permissions

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Ashford Local Plan

Representations on Local Plans

Make the most of your opportunity to influence the Local Plan

The local development plan process

Appearing at a planning inquiry

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Our Planning Consultants

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Steve Davies

Senior Planning Consultant
Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth Welch

Senior Planning Consultant
Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee

Senior Planning Consultant
David Jarman

David Jarman

Consultant