The British Property Federation’s annual survey on planning indicates that most applicants are dissatisfied with the length of time a planning application takes. Indeed, the figures indicate that 75% of applicants were dissatisfied with the length of time a planning application takes against 7% who are happy. Planning, rather than access to finance, is now seen as the single biggest factor holding back development. Dorset property Surveys have found some local authorities speed applications through the planning process while others mount obstacles every step of the way! We deal with all local planning authorities, so call us now on 01929 472609 for advice on your development proposals.