PME Planning Services liaise primarily with the following planning authorities
Most of our case load is within the following postcode areas: ST8, ST9, ST10, ST13, SK11, SK17, DE6.
Planning controls within the National Park or within the region’s greenbelts are more restrictive than elsewhere. We have an in-depth knowledge of the relevant planning policies and building design issues, and can help negotiate an acceptable outcome with your planning authority. We have a professional engineering background, and can produce the more detailed plans required to comply with building regulations.
Specialist Architectural Services:
PME Planning can provide any or all of the following services:
With extensive understanding of both planning policy and building regulations, PME can produce designs which satisfies requirements on all fronts.
Planning authorities are concerned with the principle of the specific development, the visual impact, the environmental impact and the impact upon your neighbours. Building regulations are concerned with construction standards, safety issues, energy efficiency and accessibility.
We can provide plans for:
* Under the 2015 amendment to the Town & Country Planning Order, certain householder developments may be considered permitted development. There are many other forms of permitted development relating to change of use, agricultural developments etc.
The internal layout combined with the need to comply with building regulations influences the external appearance. Even though planning control and building control are seen as two separate steps, we nevertheless prepare plans for planning approval with building control in mind. This approach makes the subsequent preparation of building control plans relatively painless and ensures that a practical build is feasible.
Design work is completed to the required standards using AutoCAD drafting software. Electronic copies can be submitted quickly and efficiently to your planning authority or building control department via the planning portal and building control portal, or simply emailed directly to the appropriate planning officer or building inspector.