We respond to
client needs
We provide clear & compelling advice
We achieve results & optimise value

Stefano Smith Planning

Stefano Smith Planning is an independent planning and development consultancy that provides clear and compelling advice to meet our clients’ needs. We help our clients create value, protect value and manage risk. We offer specialist advice on a wide variety of planning, land use and development matters that is client focused, flexible and responsive. We have a strong collaborative working culture and are passionate about planning and development.

Our clients include private, public and third sector businesses, organisations, landowners and individuals across a range of sectors. We work across Scotland providing professional, focused, trusted and affordable planning advice. No commission is too small or too large. Every client can expect a ‘hands on’ personal, bespoke, high quality service, based on over 30 years’ expertise and experience.

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“I have used Stefano in the context of promoting a Green Belt site in Edinburgh through the Local Plan process and subsequent planning application/appeal process with a great end result. I find Stef to be thorough, diligent and very approachable and would not hesitate to recommend him.”

Gary Smith, Director at Hallam Land Management Ltd

What Are Your Needs

Stefano Smith Planning responds to your specific needs. We recognise that client needs differ between landowners, developers, businesses, householders, public sector and third sector organisations and architects. We therefore establish at the outset, through an initial free consultation, what your needs are. We then advise and mutually agree a bespoke optimum planning strategy for you and pro-actively pursue this to achieve your goal.

What Are Your Needs?

What We Do

Stefano Smith Planning tailors our services to meet your needs. Every project starts by getting to understand your specific requirements. We work across the ‘development lifecycle’ – pre-development, planning, construction and operation – providing clear and compelling planning and development advice. From the earliest stages we support you in turning visions into realities.

What We Do