The Planning Professionals News & Projects

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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Planning permit assistance for Geelong West townhouses

Posted on November 30, 2016 in Recent Projects

This is a group of two-storey townhouses on very compact allotments. The design demonstrates what can be achieved through a careful assessment of Rescode and planning controls. The high standards achieved meant that there were no objections to the initial planning applications. The ongoing development of the site has achieved a positive contribution to the...

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Planning application consultants for Newcomb garden centre

Posted on November 29, 2016 in Recent Projects

Diaco’s Garden Nursery is coming to Geelong! We successfully obtained a planning permit from the City of Greater Geelong for the development and use of a property on the Bellarine Highway as a garden centre and nursery. This application involved dealing with VicRoads to obtain access to the highway and ensuring traffic safety, as well...

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Homewares and sales planning application, North Geelong

Posted on November 28, 2016 in Recent Projects

Schots Home Emporium is moving its Geelong base to a new location after a planning permit was issued by the City of Greater Geelong. The council initially opposed the move, however after being provided with researched VCAT decisions, and a thorough examination of the planning controls we were able to secure a planning permit for...

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Planning consultant for Ivanhoe medical centre

Posted on November 27, 2016 in Recent Projects

Medical centres in strip shopping centres generally require planning permits. This one was no exception. Managing the planning process so that applications are dealt with speedily and with as little fuss as possible is what we do. Another happy client is able to confidently prepare for relocation to new premises in this vibrant strip shopping...

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Winchelsea dental clinic planning consultants

Posted on November 26, 2016 in Recent Projects

Vicsmart applications are usually dealt with by a council within a 10-day timeframe. In this case an application was made to Surf Coast Shire for a car parking reduction allowing the establishment of a dental practice in the Winchelsea township. By careful assessment of land use definitions and a thorough understanding of the planning controls...

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