Stephenson Halliday are delighted to welcome Debbie Holland who has joined our Planning Team. Debbie will be based in our Wetherby office as a Senior Planner and brings with her a wealth of planning experience gained through 16 years within the public sector in Development Management and Spatial Policy, with an external secondment as a Community Planner.
The experience gained in local planning authority dealing with a diverse range of planning applications and land use planning has provided Debbie with a robust planning project management background to offer her planning expertise to clients, in particular site feasibility and promotion.
In spatial Policy, recently part of an emerging local plan submission for examination, her role involved assessing the deliverability of sites to meet the districts spatial strategy, including sustainability appraisal assessments, developing strategic and local planning policies, and she has a strong customer focus from leading on the planning engagement local plan public consultations. Debbie also has experience in neighbourhood planning, duty to cooperate, soundness self-assessment, development viability, community infrastructure levy and analysing the performance of adopted policy.