We are professional Chartered Town & Country Planning Consultants.

Established in August 2011 to provide robust, professional, independent advice based on over 27 years of combined experience in private practice and local authority dealing with the broadest possible range of development proposals and planning issues.

About Us

What makes us different?

Unique perspective on interpretation and application of National Planning Policy Framework, Local Plan Policy, Regulations, Legislation & Case Law, drawing on over 27 years of practical application.

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Why Martin S. Lee Associates?

We are creative, energetic, offering confidential advice, providing pragmatic solutions for issues and realistic assessment of opportunities and prospects for success.

So... whatever you want... whether its planning permission for a proposed new construction or a change of use... or perhaps you're just having a tiresome time over something you've already done... then we can help achieve your goals... whether it's site appraisal, negotiation, formal submissions or consultant coordination.

Feel free to call or email at any time.

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Planning & Development

Permitted Development Rights, Prior Notifications/Approvals...

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Project Management

Appeals, Enforcement & Certificates of Lawful Use/Development...

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Local Plan Representations & Examinations In Public...

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Latest News

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Planning Portal - Fee Payment Charge

Tue 28th Aug 2018

August 2018 sees notice from the Planning Portal that their enhanced systems will enable them to take all application fee payments for submissions via the...

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Class PA - Changing Light Industrial Premises to Residential Use

Mon 4th Sep 2017

1st October 2017 will see the first opportunity to take advantage of a further category of permitted development rights for conversion to residential use...

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IR35 Bites Back

Thu 4th May 2017

IR35 has led to a swathe of consultants ditching work for Central Government and Local Authorities (plus private companies wholly Council owned). No one at the...

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