Legal Support

The law associated with planning is highly specialised and Green Planning Studio has the knowledge and experience to support you at all levels of the court system. We can help you by:

  • Drafting Section 106 agreements – A council can enter into a Section 106 agreement, otherwise known as a ‘planning obligation’, with a developer where it is necessary to provide contributions to offset negative impacts caused by construction and development.
  • Acting as intermediaries if you engage a barrister through a direct access agreement in:
    • Statutory reviews against appeal decisions under Section 288 and Section 289 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
    • Criminal prosecutions relating to non-compliance with enforcement notices or breach of conditions notice
    • Injunction and committal proceedings under Section 187 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
    • Judicial review of a decision in the planning process, for example where a local authority has declined to determine an application under Section 70 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Producing expert witness evidence in:
    • Criminal prosecutions relating to non-compliance with enforcement notices or breach of conditions notice under Section 179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
    • Injunction and committal proceedings under Section 187 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
    • Judicial review of a decision in the planning process, for example where a local authority has declined to determine an application under Section 70 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

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