Planning and Development for Individuals

The law surrounding planning is extremely complex and full of procedures which can be difficult to navigate if you are unfamiliar with them.

We have a specialised team at Hayes + Storr of planning and development solicitors headed up by Director Richard Hewitt, a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in this field.  Richard is also a member of The Royal Town Planning Institute.

We can advise you on all aspects of planning law including:


  • Building Regulations
  • Change of Use
  • Compulsory Purchase Orders
  • Enforcement
  • General Planning Advice
  • Highway Law
  • Listed Buildings
  • Planning Appeals
  • Planning Applications and Objections
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Trees and Hedgerows


Our specialist team of planning and development solicitors understand the impact that planning issues can have on amongst other things; the value of your property, its development, re-sale potential and the quality of life you enjoy while residing in it.  We know that no two planning matters are the same which is why we pride ourselves on providing you with the bespoke advice and support  you need.  Assisting, advising and representing you throughout the entire planning process giving you confidence that your matter is in the capable hands of an experienced expert.



“Handled the whole situation with care, sensitivity and professionalism. They have been absolutely tremendous and I can’t thank your firm enough.”

“It has been a pleasure to work with Hayes & Storr and as you are based in Fakenham, I wanted you to know how helpful your team have been.”

Planning and Development for Individuals Team


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