Fenella Collins MRICS


Diversification: Tips for Navigating the Planning System

About Fenella Collins MRICS

Fenella Collins is the CLA’s Head of Planning based in London. Her role is to provide advice to CLA members and to research, develop and promote CLA policy across planning issues as they affect rural areas, and designated areas too. She is responsible for developing and maintaining good working relationships with relevant government officials as well as evaluating and responding to national consultations relating to the planning system. Fenella’s particular policy challenge is to devise more flexible planning polices for rural areas to provide for the needs of rural businesses and communities whilst at the same time improving the natural environment.

All new development is subject to legislation set out in the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, and associated secondary legislation. It is also subject to national and local planning policy. Generally, a new venture will require some form of planning permission. This seminar will provide tips for achieving planning permission.

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