Town Planning

Town Planning

Bennett + Bennett have dedicated Town Planning professionals ready to provide expert advice based on their extensive knowledge and broad project experience. We offer a comprehensive and innovative perspective to planning, which ensures that desired project outcomes are achieved in a timely manner.

We assist and guide our clients through the complex web of planning matters, by providing direct communication with key personnel and a practical analysis of planning requirements. Bennett + Bennett are specialists in South East Queensland and have planners ready to assist with Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast projects.

Development Applications & Application Strategies

Assist clients in the delivery of planning advice and the preparation, lodgement and coordination of Development Applications. We are experts in the statutory planning process, and deliver planning strategies and development applications to meet our clients’ needs. We undertake site-based investigations, produce planning strategies, assist in project design, prepare town planning reports, and implement the development assessment process.

Accredited with Brisbane City Council, Gold Coast Council and Logan City Council to provide town planning Risksmart services to clients. We can also assist with coordinating and undertaking public notification of development applications.

Development/Property Feasibility & Due Diligence

Provide efficient, timely and considered advice to clients on a range of planning and property matters, including preliminary feasibility review and Due Diligence, show cause notices, establishing ‘highest and best use’ options for potential development sites, as well as more extensive research and advice. This often includes the provision of analysis against current and draft statutory planning instruments, and emerging planning legislation.

Urban Design Services

Experienced in preparing master plans, structure plans, plans of development, and the associated design codes and guidelines. This involves the analysis of design concepts and site constraints to ensure that a project applies good urban design principles in achieving an excellent, site responsive design outcome.

Statutory Planning Advice

We have a comprehensive understanding of relevant current and emerging planning and planning-related legislation, and associated planning systems. We also provide advice regarding the implications of system reform and draft planning instruments, including the preparation of formal town planning submissions.

Subdivisional Proposal Plans

In conjunction with our survey team, we are also experienced in subdivision design and the preparation of subdivision proposal plans. We provide high quality, well designed subdivision layouts that successfully integrate good urban design principles with an efficient and practical layout.

Strategic Relationships

Our personnel have strong relationships with the consultant / development industry, and also with Local and State Government organisations. We are therefore well positioned to provide efficient, coordinated and comprehensive services to our clients.