Jo Mills
Principal Planner
MSc M Plan CBS

Jo has recently joined the team having previously worked at Liverpool City Council as a Principal Planner.  She has 16 years of experience in planning and building control across a wide spectrum of developments, including major residential and retail developments, community facilities, headquarter office space and projects with listed and world heritage status.

Jo’s role within development management included representing Liverpool City Council at Planning Committees and appeals, providing a development management input to major/corporate projects and leading on the day-to-day management of planning applications.

Jo has a Master of Planning from the University of Liverpool and a MSc in Commercial Building Surveying from Liverpool John Moores University.

Her successes include:

  • Delivery of new Merseyside Police Headquarters and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service operational centres
  • Securing the regeneration and of New Hall Campus, a development of 26 Grade II listed buildings the majority of which were at risk
  • Lead on a number of major residential developments including a 10 storey apartment block located on industrial land and a 255 bed student block within a local centre on a vacant market site

Jo also has a high success rate on appeals and has dealt with a wide range of contentious planning issues including out-of-centre retailing, regularisation of unlawful developments and new developments within World Heritage site.