Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications

Understanding and Responding to Planning Applications

This short seminar will explore the different types of planning applications, what those applications include and how best to respond to them.  The course will be led by WALC Planning Advisor Neil Pearce of Avon Planning Services

Event date Sat 14 Sep 2019 9:30 am
Event Ends Sat 14 Sep 2019 1:30 pm
Registered 26
Registration closes Mon 9 Sep 2019 8:00 am
Notes £30 to members
Speaker Neil Pearce
Location Bearley Village Hall

9.00 am - 9.30 am


and refreshments

9.30 am - 1.30 pm

Course Content

  • The consultation process
  • Types of applications
  • Understanding planning applications
  • Material & non-material planning considerations
  • Tips for responding to applications
  • The decision making process
  • Planning conditions
  • The appeal process
  • Developer contributions

There will be a mid-morning refreshment break


2 CPD Points


£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


Terms and Conditions of Registration

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Full terms and conditions of registration


Neil Pearce

Avon Planning Services

With over 16 years experience in local government Neil 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.

Neil 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.

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