Helping you get ahead
We offer a comprehensive range of planning services to Local Planning Authorities, whether its assisting with the validation of planning applications, processing all application types throughout the planning process or helping to clear application backlogs.
We help planning teams to improve productivity, save time, and reduce strain on their department.
Planning application validation
Our dedicated and experienced team validate all application types
Validation of all applications
We validate online and offline applications on behalf of Local Planning Authorities
Planning application evaluation
We can assist in the evaluation and determination of planning cases
Arun District Council uses the TerraQuest PAVS to validate Householder and Advertisement Consents. We treat the service as an extension to our own validation team and it provides us with greater resilience especially during busy periods. The staff are very approachable, and we have been pleased with the service that has been provided to date.
Planning Application Validation Service (PAVS)
PAVS helps local planning authorities to successfully handle their increased workload, clear application backlogs and meet service level commitments by validating all types of electronic and paper planning applications.
The service checks planning applications against national and local planning policies and directly uploads them into the local authority back office system.
An application can be received and validated on a case officers worklist within just 24 to 48 hours.
Planning Application Case Evaluation Service (PACES)
Our expert team of case officers are on hand to assist with the evaluation and determination of any planning application cases, from validation all the way through to the decision with the council’s committee. Our officers are skilled in communicating and negotiating with applicants and agents, helping with the smooth running of every case.
Understanding planning rules with TerraQuest's Interactive House
Our interactive experience explains the permitted planning rules and building regulations for over 50 common projects around the home that apply to detached, semi-detached, terrace, flats and shops.