Development Applications

PPLAN can provide preliminary advice about whether your project is likely to be approved, approval costs and timelines.  We have considerable experience and knowledge of complex local Council and State Government rules about development.

Preliminary Advice

We can undertake a detailed site appraisal of how your land can be used and
what you might be able to build

The Application Process

Preparing a development application generally involves the following:

  1. Development Application Process Site Visit Planning Records Precedents Search Town Planning PPLANSite Visit
    • Significant features of the site
    • Environmental constraints
    • Physical improvements
    • Nature of surrounding land use and development
  2. Planning Records Search
    • Searching relevant records:
      • Previous applications on the site
      • Title, easement and covenant details
      • Location of infrastructure
  3. Precedents Search
    • Investigating whether any precedents have been established on nearby sitesDevelopment Applications Negotiations Town Planning Issues Service PPLAN
  4. Key Planning issues
    • Identifying any key planning issues including possible objections
  5. Negotiations
    • Discussing the proposal and arranging a pre-lodgement meeting with the Council if necessary
  6. Feedback
    • Providing feedback on the proposal and suggesting any changes

 

 

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