Planning Applications

We are experienced and adept at preparing planning applications for a variety of different projects.

We are experienced and adept at preparing planning applications for a variety of different projects and the related documents/ drawings. Whether your project is residential, agricultural, or commercial we can guide your project through the planning process. We can advise if a full Design and Access Statement is required or just a Supporting Statement and if any third party consultants will be required to prepare reports. We believe in early stakeholder investment and liaise directly with the local planning authority from the outset, meeting frequently to discuss the project. 

Our range of services include:

- Pre Application Advice

- Outline Planning Application

- Householder Applications

- Full Detailed Design Application

- Applications relating to Conservation Areas

- Listed Building Consent

- Advertisement Consent

- Reversed Matters Application

- Discharge of Conditions

- Non-Material Amendments

- Change of Use

- Letter of Objection

- Lawful Development Certificate

- Retrospective Application

Not all projects require a planning application. You can make certain types of minor changes to your house without needing to apply for planning permission. These are called 'Permitted Development Rights' More details can be found on the Planning Portal, alternatively call us today and we can provide tailor-made advice for your proposal.

A fair amount of projects require a Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) to be produced particularly for sites in Lincolnshire.

ODS can produce a FRA, which will be sufficient to accompany a planning application for different types of development.

This is a relatively new legislation introduced by government relating to existing agricultural buildings.

This process can allow a farm building to be converted into a residential dwelling. There are two stages to the application process. To find out more about this exciting new legislation please contact us on 01522 405 100.

Sometimes planning applications cannot be decided solely by the planning department of the local authority and are required to be considered by local Councillors.

Here at ODS we can prepare the speech, attend the formal meeting and present your case to the local Councillors who will then ask any questions before debating the merits of the applicaion and voting.

If a planning application is successful and refused by the local authority. The Applicant can appeal the decision.

Here at ODS we can advise on if an appeal would be beneficial and should the applicant challenge the original decision. To find out more about this service provided please contact us on 01522 405 100.