A small selection of projects Squires Planning has undertaken since the company was established in 2019. Remember, our planners have much more experience than what is listed here! **THIS IS A NEW WEBSITE, PROJECTS ARE BEING UPLOADED WEEKLY**
Chartham Neighbourhood Plan

Client: Chartham Parish Council
Local Planning Authority: Canterbury

Squires Planning are instructed to assist the Parish Council, and the neighbourhood plan Steering Group, prepare a neighbourhood plan for the area. We are assisting with all elements of the plan including, but not limited to, the following:

  • • Providing advice in relation to planning policy/law/regulations.
  • • Project planning & coordination.
  • • Creation and maintenance of neighbourhood plan website & online document portal.
  • • Attending Steering Group meetings as required.
  • • Liaising with Canterbury City Council.
  • • Assisting and organising consultation activities and events.
  • • Liaising with statutory and non-statutory stakeholders.
  • • Advising on the required evidence base, preparing evidence and/or helping to appoint appropriate consultants to prepare evidence (including grant funded work via Locality technical support).
  • • Helping to drafting the neighbourhood plan and its policies.
  • • Helping to interpret consultation responses and updating documents.
  • • Assisting at examination.

Our primary role is to guide the Steering Group and Parish Council through the neighbourhood planning process, to ensure that they create a plan which meets the legal requirements (basic conditions), passes examination, and then is made following a successful referendum. 



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