• A planning appeal
  • A valid objection to a CPO (compulsory purchase order)
  • A referral (a Planning Authority refers a request for declaration, as to whether something is ‘development or exempted development’, to the Board) or
  • An application for strategic infrastructure development.

Different professionals will be required to give evidence at oral hearings to ensure they are in compliance with proper planning principles and sustainable development. This is a daunting prospect for those who are unused to the rigours of questioning by other experts and skilled lawyers.
This course aims to provide delegates with a clear understanding of the procedures at an oral hearing, the process of giving evidence and an opportunity to be cross-examined on a typical scheme presented at a hearing.

  • Air Quality Consultants
  • Archaeologists
  • Architects
  • Ecology Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Fire Engineers
  • Groundwater and Surface Water Consultants
  • Noise, Vibration and Acoustics Consultants
  • Occupational Health Consultants
  • Soils and Geology Consultants
  • Transport Planners

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