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It is not uncommon for developers to face opposition and disputes during commercial property planning; it’s how you deal with the disagreement that is important. The resolution needs to be handled with skill and sensitivity and this process needs to be tailored to your particular needs. Your priority is to ensure that the dispute does not disrupt the everyday running and success of your business.
With any commercial development it is common for planning and environmental law issues to arise. You will need expert advice and support in order to deal with issues.
The current planning environment is increasingly complex, with affordable housing requirements, Community Infrastucture Levy, etc. It is essential to gain expert guidance on the current legislation, material considerations and planning policies, in order to understand how they may have an impact on your development applications.
You may be concerned about the effect any planning disputes or disagreements may have on you and your business. We understand that your commercial objectives need to take precedence when seeking a solution.
At Parrott and Coales we work with you very closely in order to find the best solution by providing you with expert guidance.