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Planning permission can be the missing piece of the puzzle which holds back a project. It is often seen as a tortuous, drawn out process, but with the right knowledge, skills and experience, many of the difficulties and challenges can be overcome.

Our Service

Brown&Co can provide a wide range of planning related services from completing planning applications on your behalf to providing land owners and businesses with an assessment of the near, medium and long term planning potential of your holding. This is carried out while working with the long term goals of your business to identify potential planning related development for the furture.

Planning services include:

  • Agricultural prior notifications
  • Erection of new farm buildings
  • Conversion of redundant buildings
  • Agricultural and rural dwellings
  • Removal of agricultural occupancy and other restrictions
  • Renewable energy installations
  • Site specific surveys and analysis

Why Brown&Co

Brown&Co has a broad range of complimentary services, specialist knowledge and wide experience in the rural planning field. Our planners work closely with colleagues in land agency, business consultancy, commercial and residential departments, in addition to other professionals in specialist areas of expertise such as renewable energy and environmental consultancy.  These cohesive partnerships combined with the close working relationships our planners have with Local Planning Authorities provide and ideal knowledge base from which to submit applications for projects of all shapes and sizes.

How you benefit

Besides the obvious practical benefits of getting the requisite permission to errect a building with a practical use, gaining planning permission on land or buildings can be seen as an investment, adding value to the holding for a relatively small outlay.  You can't earn your future if you can't get planning permission.

Meet our team

Find your local office

Key contacts:

Paul Clarke

Associate Partner - Norwich Office

01603 629871


Downloads and links

Rural Planning Service Sheet

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