Yearly Archive: 2018

Ivanhoe house made easy

Posted on November 28, 2018 in Recent Projects

Our client came to us after struggling for many months with the planning process and  Banyule City Council, in metropolitan Melbourne. The project was, in itself, fairly simple, but complicated by the many layers of control including  tree removal and heritage issues. Being experts in planning, and sorting out planning problems, we were able to...

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Victoria’s Planners

Posted on September 1, 2018 in News

A question we are often asked is “have you done work in (my) area?” or “Do you have experience with (this or that) Council?”  The Answer is: Probably, but you’re asking the wrong question. The question shouldn’t be whether you’re experienced in working in this area or that. In Victoria, the planning provisions and principles...

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What can The Planning Professionals do for you?

Posted on April 1, 2018 in News

You know we’re town planners. You know we specialise in planning permits. But, did you know that as well as being a Registered Town Planner and a fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia. Our Principle Planner Tufan Chakir is a also a Registered Architect? This simply means that as well as providing the same...

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Is your Town Planner a professional?

Posted on February 28, 2018 in News

Anyone can call themselves a Planner, just like anyone can lodge a planning permit application. It’s simple – until things start to go wrong. The old saying “horses for courses” rings true. The ethos of  The Planning Professionals is to be just that, THE planning professionals. A measure of a good planner who is serious...

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