Planning Applications

Working mostly within the East Midlands and South Yorkshire, we provide expert advice on the planning application process to landowners, occupiers, investors, developers, public sector bodies and private individuals

  • Submit Planning Applications
  • Planning Application Forms
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We support projects at every scale and across a range of sectors, including residential, commercial, agricultural and renewable energy schemes.

What we do

  • Identify the best application route to achieve your development objectives
  • Assess the level of detail needed to support planning applications, balancing the minimum submission requirements with opportunities to improve chances of success
  • Make full use of our in-house award winning architectural designer
  • Work closely with relevant specialists on your behalf, such as ecologists, arboriculturalists, drainage engineers, etc.
  • Facilitate engagement with the local residents, including community consultation events and activities
  • Advise on planning conditions attached to planning permissions
  • Negotiate and deliver Section 106 (S106) Agreements
  • Advise on Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
  • Provide joined-up or complete development cycle services as part of a multi-disciplinary property business

Type of Planning Applications JHWalter deal with:

  • Outline planning applications
  • Full planning applications, including County Matters Applications
  • Reserved Matters applications
  • Approval and variation of planning conditions
  • Removal of agricultural occupancy conditions and business occupancy conditions
  • Non-material amendment applications
  • Prior Notification for Permitted Development, including Class Q (barn conversions)
  • Listed building consent
  • Lawful development certificates
  • Affordable housing and rural exception schemes
  • Renewable energy – wind turbines, solar photovoltaic (PV), anaerobic digestion (AD)

Why JHWalter

  • Our depth and breadth of planning experience
  • Founded in 1790, we have a long established reputation for providing realistic, honest and impartial advice
  • Our planning consultants work collaboratively with our chartered surveyors, property agents, and rural business consultants to ensure opportunities are fully explored and maximised
  • Trusted to Provide Inspired Solutions


Steve Catney

BA (Hons) Partner,
Town Planner
01522 504 330
07919 694 229
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James Lambert

BSc (Hons) MSc MRTPI Chartered Town Planner 01522 504 329
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Alistair Anderson

BSc (Hons) AssocRTPI Town Planner 01522 504 315
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Peter Welch

SAC. Dip. Architectural Designer 01522 504 311
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