Local Plans, Neighbourhood Plans & Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Advice & Examinations, Planning Applications and Appeals

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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

  • Are you seeking assistance in ensuring that you have an up to date local plan in place? Perhaps you require an expert appraisal of your draft local plan prior to publication or wish to appoint an examiner for a neighbourhood plan?
  • 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 more than 250 Neighbourhood Plan examinations. Our ongoing approach to recruitment ensures that we are constantly updating the currency of relevant experience in our team.
  • 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. IPe is well established in delivering advisory and examination services countrywide.
  • 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 approaching 20 years experience of handling plans casework and advising on procedural and policy issues.

July News: Neighbourhood Planning Funding confirmed for Local Authorities

A letter from the Chief Planner, dated 30 June 2022, announces and confirms neighbourhood planning grant funding for Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) for this financial year (2022/2023).

Latest News

Recent Progress on CIL Examinations

1st March, 2022

In 2021, of the total…

Neighbourhood Planning Funding 21/22 Confirmed

1st July, 2021

The Chief Planner's letter of…