An old farm building with scaffolding© FLPA/Wayne Hutchinson/REX/Shutterstock
About 60% of the planning applications received by the planning office at Test Valley Borough Council are invalid, says Paul Jackman, head of planning and building at the council. This generates a huge amount of work for his officers, he says, as they are forced to repeatedly go back to applicants and agents to get the necessary information. Getting it right early on is the best way to ensure an early recommendation. See also: Expert advice on securing planning permission […]