Yearly Archive: 2019

Another happy client – VCAT rules

Posted on August 30, 2019 in News

A new client asked for our help after being confronted by a refused planning permit for five townhouses in Highton, Geelong. Despite being in a Residential Growth zone, the Council rejected the proposal for the two storey units. We took the matter to VCAT, sitting in Melbourne, and achieved a successful outcome with a planning...

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Another success…development and subdivision in Norlane

Posted on June 3, 2019 in News, Recent Projects

Norlane, and for that matter, Corio as well, is a hot spot for development and subdivision. The sites are generally large and prices for development sites are reasonable, especially when compared to the Metropolitan area. Being just an hour’s drive from Melbourne and only 15 minutes from the centre of Geelong, Norlane is going though...

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Positive outcome at VCAT – Lakes Entrance

Posted on March 9, 2019 in News, Recent Projects

We have another very happy client, with news from VCAT that an appeal against a Council decision was successful and as a result has saved our client around $260,000! This was the cost for works that the Council was unreasonably asking to be done. East Gippsland Shire Council expected our clients to fully construct a...

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