Local Plans, Neighbourhood Plans & Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Advice & Examinations

Why we can help you

  • Is justifying local political decision making in the context of bringing forward your local plan proving difficult? Perhaps you need assistance implementing and evidencing the duty to co-operate or require an examiner for a neighbourhood plan examination?
  • We have brought together a professional team of the most experienced and senior examiners, who can share with you their expertise gained from conducting over 150 Plan and CIL examinations, as well as delivering extensive advisory work to local planning authorities. Collectively the team has more than 200 years of planning Inspector experience.
  • We provide a range of services focused on local plans, neighbourhood plans and CIL, recognising there is not a 'one size fits all' approach - we will work with you to create a practical solution to meet your local requirements and circumstances
  • We offer Fixed Fee, all inclusive, support and examination packages, providing you with certainty around your budgetary commitment. Day Rates are also available.
  • We make a commitment to you of Quality Assurance through internal peer review and ongoing training - all members of the IPe team are subject to the same high professional standards.
  • We will liaise and co-ordinate with you through our support team which has over 10 years' experience of handling plans casework and advising on procedural and policy issues.

Our Services

A wide choice of services, which can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

Our Fees

We aim to provide value for money and certainty with fixed fee options as well as day rates

IPe Team

The collective experience of our examiner team can share a wealth of knowledge and insight

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