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Planning and Development Teams

Development Management

Manager: Graham Withers

  • Planning applications & advice

  • Planning appeals

  • Planning enforcement & development monitoring

  • Planning history & searches


Urban and Environmental Design

Manager: John Stonard

  • Improving design quality of Sheffield's buildings

  • Preparing design frameworks and briefs

  • Listed buildings and conservation areas

  • Advice on physical access for disabled people to the city's environment.

  • Designing and working with communities to create open space improvement

  • Tree Preservation Orders (TPO’s) and guidance on protected trees


Forward and Area Planning

Interim Manager: Simon Vincent

  • Preparing the Sheffield Plan

  • Advising on the use and development of land and buildings

  • Monitoring development, carrying out surveys and gathering information for plan-making

  • Providing a Planning and Design service for the Housing Regeneration Programme


Building Control team (Building Standards / Regulations)

Manager: Ralph Bennett

  • Building Regulations - assessments, advice and guidance

  • Site inspections

  • Public Safety

  • Dangerous Structures

  • Demolition


City Regeneration Division

Manager: Simon Ogden

  • Regeneration of the City

  • New Retail Quarter

  • Public Realm works

  • Advice on property contracts, valuations, land acquisitions and sales

  • Provide commercial views on developments

  • Advice on Key Flagship projects

  • Design services


South Yorkshire Archaeology Service

Protecting and preserving archaeological heritage.

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