Across a range of sectors and scales from bespoke and infill housing projects to major commercial, cultural, residential and mixed-use schemes, we guide projects through all stages of the planning process, including applications, planning appeals, Section 106 negotiations and affordable housing assessments and negotiations.

We pride ourselves on our reputation for providing sound planning advice to clients and helping them to achieve their development goals.

Our development planning services include:

  • Planning strategy
  • Site appraisals & feasibility studies
  • Managing the preparation of planning applications
  • Preparation of planning statements, design and access statements, and heritage assessments
  • Appointing and managing of specialist consultants
  • Negotiating with the local planning authority, statutory authorities and others
  • Managing community and stakeholder engagement
  • Co-ordination and management of Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Section 106 negotiations and agreements
  • Planning appeals
  • Permitted development advice

In addition to major applications in towns and cities, AZ Urban Studio has substantial experience in managing planning matters for:

Rural estates, including estate diversification projects