We have dealt with Tufan Chakir several times over many years and am delighted to say that it has always been a positive experience. Tufan has acted on our behalf in providing planning advice, permit applications and also architectural drawings. Tufan always listens to our needs and is excellent at explaining engineering advice. I would recommend him as a decent and efficient professional and would not hesitate to use his services should the need arise.
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Identify the issues, constraints and opportunities, pre-application investigations and preliminary discussions with council staff.Learn more >
Preparing the application documents, reviewing policies, report writing, knowing what to say and how to say it.Learn more >
Monitoring and review, further information, negotiations.Learn more >
On top of its streamlined three-step planning permit process, The Planning Professionals also offers fixed fees for fixed services tailored to individual projects, meaning there are no hidden costs or surprises for clients.
To ensure the process of planning applications and obtaining planning permits is as smooth and problem-free as possible, make sure you call on the services of The Planning Professionals, providing planning permit assistance to Geelong and Victoria.
The Planning Professionals principal town planner Tufan Chakir, B. Arch. M.P.D (Urban Design), R.A.I.A., R.P.I.A. (Fellow), has over four decades of experience in private practice, working as a planning application consultant in Geelong and further afield in a diverse range of industries, including caravan parks, funeral homes, medical centres, cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants, aged care facilities, supermarkets, showrooms, apartment complexes and child care facilities.
Municipal councils are responsible for supervising most development within their local government areas and their responsibility includes the approval or rejection of town planning applications. All municipalities have a dedicated planning scheme which includes the various planning-related policies, overlays and zones dictating land use and development.
Council planning departments oversee the planning scheme and it is the staff of these departments who The Planning Professionals deal with on a daily basis.
Many people will go through life without ever dealing with a planning department and most people’s encounters and dealings with planning applications and planning permits will be sporadic at best, which is part of the reason they need planning permit assistance and support from a qualified and experienced town planner.
However, The Planning Professionals are planning permit experts, providing a simplified, streamlined, efficient and timely approach to town planning and planning permits through a straightforward three-step process.