Solicitors in Essex, Colchester, Chelmsford, London – Fisher Jones Greenwood

Sharon Smith

Planning and Enforcement Manager

Sharon Smith is a qualified, RTPI chartered town planner with over 25 years of experience in both local authority and private practice. She works closely with both our commercial and residential property teams to provide a planning consultancy service and has been with the firm since 2016.

For commercial clients, Sharon is able to assist with all planning related matters including site appraisals, pre-application enquiries, all types of planning applications and appeals, listed building applications and listed building matters. She is also able to provide representation at meetings, committees and hearings where required. In addition, Sharon has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of planning enforcement matters and certificates of lawful development (existing and proposed). Click here to see the commercial planning page.

For residential clients, Sharon can advise clients on all planning related matters, residential extensions, including preparation and submission of planning applications and appeals. She is also able to prepare letters of objection or comment in respect of planning applications and appeals, including attendance at council meetings. Click here to see the residential planning page.

Sharon is based at our Colchester Business Park office, but is able to help with matters across all of our offices in Essex and London, as well as providing planning services throughout the UK.


How do I start the planning process?

Whether you are a commercial developer or a homeowner needing residential planning advice. Sharon Smith, qualified RTPI Chartered Town Planner with over 25 years experience can assist with all planning related matters including site appraisals, pre-applications, planning applications, planning appeals, listed building matters, application submissions, letters of objection, enforcement related matters and attendance at Council meetings. 

Call 01206 704043 to book your FREE PLANNING CONSULTATION appointment with Sharon Smith at her Free Planning Clinic at Charter Court CO4 9YA on Saturday 7th July 9am-12.30pm. Appointments must be prebooked.

I would have no hesitation in recommending your services if any of my friends required any kind of planning advice.