Planning

Knights Solicitors advises and represents farmers, householders, landholders, developers and local planning authorities in relation to a variety of planning and planning-related matters. The planning practice we offer is unique in that it has grown from our public law litigation practice rather than as an extension of our transactional property service. Therefore, we are particularly well-poised to advise and represent clients not only at the initial application stages, but before public and local inquiries and in the administrative and higher courts. Our expertise includes:

Promotion of Farm Diversification Projects


Waste Planning and Management
Highways
Animals –particularly agricultural, equestrian, and avian land use
Gypsies and Travellers
Costs Including EIA and Compliance with the Arhus Convention
Renewable Energy
Water Levels
River Maintenance
Flooding


The Planning and planning related matters we can assist you with include:-


Planning Applications
Enforcement Notices and Proceedings
Certificates of Lawful Use and Development and Certificates of Proposed Use and Development
Permitted Development Rights
Environmental Impact Assessments
Local Inquiries and Informal Hearings
Appeals Against Refusal of Permission and Enforcement Notices
Judicial Review Proceedings
Proceedings under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990