Planning Applications

Supporting the delivery of high-quality development

Jo-Anne has experience in supporting a range of different development proposals, from small residential schemes, mixed use development, as well as extensions.

Jo-Anne undertakes a full range of development management work including:

Examples of schemes led by Jo-Anne where permission was achieved:


  • Permission granted on appeal for residential dwelling outside defined settlement boundaries – Hawthorn, County Durham;
  • Agricultural workers dwelling in the Green Belt – Morpeth, Northumberland;
  • Two residential dwellings – Killingworth, North Tyneside;
  • Dormer bungalow – Forest Hall, North Tyneside;
  • Change of use of land from open space to private garden – South Tyneside;

Business/ economic development

  • Change of use to chiropractic clinic with apartments above – West Moor, North Tyneside;
  • Pet crematorium – West Northumberland;
  • New farm building – Kiln Pit Hill.

Lawful development certificates

  • Change of use from public open space in the green belt to private garden – Ryton, Gateshead;
  • Change of use from car port to living room – Forest Hall, North Tyneside;
  • Retention of existing conservatory – Peterlee.


  • Planning and listed building consent – Gateshead town centre;
  • Preparation of heritage statements to accompany planning applications;

Other work:

  • Submission of householder planning applications for extensions and other development;
  • Preparation of planning statements to support development proposals;
  • Pre-application advice requests including for: residential development proposals, tourism accommodation, commercial development and alterations to listed buildings;
  • Enforcement support, resulting in the removal of the threat of enforcement action;
  • Advising town and parish councils on a range of planning matters.

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