Optimis is a dynamic, multi disciplinary team. We provide expert, innovative and flexible advice to landowners, developers, community groups, businesses and rural enterprises with an interest in land and property.
Our detailed knowledge of the planning and development industry and enthusiastic approach to achieve the best for our clients sets us apart from the competition.
We embrace localism and our approach to community engagement benefits local communities and our clients.
Not only do we strongly advocate engaging with the community in our professional advice, but as a company we are proud to invest in our local community, through sponsorship, fundraising and giving free advice to community groups.
A report published in February 2019 by the National Audit Office assessed the effectiveness of the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) in supporting the planning regime to provide the right homes in the right places.
Being aware that para 145 of the NPPF states that “a local planning authority should regard the construction of new buildings as inappropriate in the Green Belt”, exceptions to this include, at para 145 e), “limited infilling in villages”.