About us


About usAbout us
Mark Jones Planning Consultancy started in January 2012 as a small and friendly customer focussed planning consultancy that offers planning advice in an open, honest and transparent way.

Mark Jones is a Chartered Town Planner with over 30 years hands on planning experience in local government and in the private sector.  He holds a BA Hons degree and Bachelor of Town Planning Degree and has been a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute since 1995.  He also has a Diploma in Management Studies and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Over the years the core values of the business haven't changed and it continues to offer a personal planning and consultancy service whether you are a business that wishes to expand or a homeowner who is having trouble obtaining planning permission - we are here to help you!

Our consultancy has a diverse client base ranging from medium sized businesses to individuals. Our aim to exceed the expectations of our customers and to offer a bespoke service by only offering a planning service that we know we can deliver.

Once you become a client we ensure that you are regularly updated either by a phone call, face to face meeting or through an email. One of our greatest strengths is to provide impartial advice and to explain the complexities of the planning system.

Many of our clients return and often become friends, which shows how happy they are with our service.

We also work alongside many architectural practices and technologists as well as tree consultants, noise consultants and surveying companies to provide a comprehensive service. We recommend the relevant professionals to ensure that our planning submission stand the best chance of success.


Our planning services include:

  • Planning applications and appeals

  • Site appraisals and development opportunity assessments

  • Planning enforcement issues - enforcement notices and threats of enforcement action

  • Specialist advice with regards to:-

  1.   Green Belt development
  2.   Barn/agricultural building conversions
  3.   Household extensions
  4.   Hot food takeaways and restaurant uses
  5.   Garden developments  
  6.   Housing schemes
  7.   Commercial schemes
  8.   Agricultural and residential permitted development applications

  • Development Plan representation

  • Design advice