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

JUNE: LATEST UPDATE

The IPe team is continuing to work remotely from home in delivering our advisory and examination services. Please read the accompanying article 'COVID-19: IPe Working Arrangements' for more details.

We have a redirect in place on our office phone lines, so please contact us as normal on 01225 487230 or email enquiries@intelligentplans.co.uk

Our Services

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

IPe Team

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

Our Fees

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

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 200 Local Plan and CIL examinations as former Planning Inspectors, alongside around 150 Neighbourhood Plan examinations.
  • 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. The team has over 10 years experience of delivering extensive advisory work to local planning authorities
  • 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 15 years experience of handling plans casework and advising on procedural and policy issues.
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Q&A: SITE VISITS FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN EXAMINATIONS (COVID-19)

Update 12 May 2020: In line with the practice of the Planning Inspectorate, we are now recommencing unaccompanied site visits from 13 May 2020, providing the examiner can conduct the visit safely under current physical distancing guidance.

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Q&A: SITE VISITS FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN EXAMINATIONS (COVID-19)

12th May, 2020

In line with the practice…


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