Planning agents - accreditation scheme
Are you submitting a householder application? If so then we strongly recommend you employ the service of a professional planning agent to help you design and submit your scheme.
Our accreditation scheme works on the basis of planning agents who:
have agreed to abide by a code of practice when submitting householder applications, and
have a proven track record for submitting good quality applications
What are accredited agents?
Accredited agents are planning agents who have shown that they fully understand how to submit a properly prepared householder application, meaning that there are no delays when we register the application.
We cannot however, guarantee that the content of the application would be acceptable in planning terms when it is considered.
For more information, please view our accredited agents scheme code of practice.
List of accredited agents
To contact an agent, visit their website, email or call them:
How can I become an accredited agent?
If you are considering becoming an accredited agent, please read carefully our accredited agent scheme code of practice, together with our checklist.
To apply you have to:
When we receive your signed code of practice, we will:
review your last three householder applications submitted, and
advise you of your current accreditation status.
When you have submitted three consecutive applications in accordance with the checklist, you will become an 'accredited' planning agent.
Who do I contact?
If you are interested in joining the scheme, please complete and return the code of practice form to:
Planning and Development, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0TH
When do the accredited agents meet?
The briefing meetings are held at the Trafford Town Hall, Stretford. The next meeting is scheduled for May 2020. If you would like to attend the meeting please contact firstname.lastname@example.org