Development Application fees in metropolitan Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast
1 August 2017

Development Application (DA) assessment fees are charged by Councils for the time and effort they put into assessing your DA.

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New Planning Act from 3 July
24 June 2017

There’s changes afoot for Queensland’s planning industry that will impact communities and developers. From 3 July, a new Planning Act will commence.

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Whose turf is it anyway?
21 May 2017

If you own a property, or looking to, you’ve probably heard the words: easement, boundaries, and setbacks.

Neighbourhood plans and how they affect your property
21 April 2017

The neighbourhood planning process is a way for people within a community to develop a shared vision on the things that affect the area.

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Property buying: It pays to do your research
16 March 2017

Knowledge is power, and never more so than in the context of purchasing a property.

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What is RiskSMART?
5 February 2017

RiskSMART is the name of a program used by the Brisbane, Logan and Gold Coast City Councils to assess Development Applications (DA) faster.

Town planning and historical Queensland buildings
11 January 2017

Queensland is home to many historical gems, from worker’s cottages to churches, Queenslanders and pre-federation houses.

Why Owner Builders need Town Planners
22 November 2016

If you’re considering becoming an Owner Builder then you’ll be joining approximately 21,000 other Queenslanders*.

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Property subdivision overview
25 October 2016

Site-specific advice from a Town Planner is the best way to avoid the common traps that catch first-time subdividers.

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The difference between self-assessable, code and impact assessable developments
12 September 2016

Navigating projects through Council, whether they are self, code or impact assessable, requires intricate knowledge of the relevant planning codes and legislation.