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In September every year, we host an Introduction to Planning Enforcement course at our offices in Central London. We will publish our 2019 programme and date in due course.  Email us in the meanwhile to sign up to our September 2019 course.  


We also offer bespoke training to local authorities which involves coming to your offices for a day and presenting on the below and any other topics you require:










































For a quote and informal discussion, please contact us.

Planning Enforcement Training

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To reserve a place for this course; please enter your name, position, local authority name, line manager and what you hope to learn from this course

Introduction to Planning Enforcement


1. Fact-finding. Defining development, identifying the planning unit, the need for permission

2. Powers to investigate

3. Remedies- notices & injunctions

4. Prosecution & Proceeds of Crime confiscation orders

Getting the notice right


1. Breaches of planning control

2. Investigating breaches

3. Drafting enforcement notices

4. Appeals

Advanced Planning Enforcement


1. HMOs

2. Gypsy & Travellers

3. Outbuildings

4. Shisha lounges

Planning Enforcement Prosecutions


1. Gathering evidence

2. Drafting your witness statement

3. Giving evidence (practical)

4. Confiscation orders