Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications

Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications

Saturday 15 September 2018

The Grange Hall

Coventry Road, Southam, CV47 1QA

9.30 am - 1.30 pm

registration from 9.00 am


This short seminar will explore the different types of planning applications, what those applications include and how best to respond to them so that your comments are focused and relevant to material planning considerations thereby maximising the chances of local planning authority taking notice. There will also be a brief overview of the appeal process and the use of planning conditions.

Attendance at this event will accrue 1.5 CPD points

The course will be led by Neil Pearce of Avon Planning Services

Neil Pearce holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Diploma in Town Planning; he is a Chartered Town Planner and member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and is a former Director and Trustee of the Town and Country Planning Summer School charity.  With over 16 years experience in local government he has worked for Bournemouth Borough Council, Coventry City Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and as a Development Manager at Wychavon District Council.  In addition to local government appointments, Neil has been an independent consultant since 2003 assisting a broad range of clients including local planning authorities, town and parish councils.


£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils                    
£60.00 per delegate for non-member councils 
     these fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers

Help with Delegate’s Fees – WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four
Full terms and conditions of registration



Event date Sat 15 Sep 2018 9:30 am
Registered 9
Available places 26
Registration closes Sun 9 Sep 2018 11:55 pm
Notes £30 to members
The Grange Hall (Southam)
Coventry Road
The Grange Hall (Southam)

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