Sunshine Coast Town Planning2020-10-30T12:30:48+10:00

Our highly skilled duo with a combined 35 years’ of Town Planning experience have the solutions for your project.

We are not “tick box” town planners — our involvement in your project is an investment in the success of the project. Danya has lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast her entire life and has strong relationships with key members of the council, whereas Damien specialises in Urban Design with over 20 years’ experience, offering solution-based approaches.

Planning is becoming more and more complex; we partner with our clients, focusing on their needs, while producing new ideas, developing effective strategies and designing high quality and viable solutions. Our team of local experts have decades of experience, both living and working on the Sunshine Coast.

With up-to-date knowledge of both local and state planning legislation and frameworks, it’s our aim to assist you and advise you on matters impacting your project

Reconfiguring a Lot

  • Subdivisions – Urban, Rural Residential, Rural, Commercial, Industrial, Body Corporate / Community Title Schemes

  • Boundary Realignments

  • Easements

  • Leases

  • Volumetric Subdivision

Material Change of Use

  • Residential – Multiple Dwelling Units, Dual Occupancy (Duplex), Dwelling House, Retirement Village, Short-Term Accommodation, Tourist Park

  • Commercial – Entertainment / Catering Business Uses, Retail Business Uses, Commercial Business Uses

  • Industrial – Manufacturing/Processing related Activities, Storage related Activities

  • Preliminary Approvals

Urban Design

  • Master Planning

  • Site Analysis

  • Urban & Regional Structure Planning

  • Residential & Neighbourhood Subdivision Design

  • Subdivision & Precinct Plans

  • Building Envelope & Small Lots Design

  • Townhouse Site Design

  • Yield Analysis

Other Services

  • Development Advice

  • Due Diligence Town Planning Reports

  • Project Management

  • Consultant Co-ordination

  • Public Notification

  • Change to Existing Approvals

  • Survey Plan Sealing and Titling

  • Operational Works Applications

Danya Cook
Principal Town Planner

Danya grew up on the Sunshine Coast and has over 15 years of industry experience in the region holding a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New England. Danya’s local knowledge and her expert planning skills have gained her great exposure to the Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Noosa Shire Council, Gympie Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council amongst others. With that, Danya has established a valuable network of connections within the industry including key staff in the regions’ local and state governments.

Danya’s town planning and development advisory experience is diverse and includes residential subdivision, aged care and retirement, medium and high rise residential, mixed-use, shopping centres, commercial, industrial and community uses.

Damian Reardon
Senior Urban Designer

Damian Reardon – is a Senior Urban Designer at Bennett + Bennett with over 20 years’ experience within the property development sector. Damian has extensive urban design expertise having worked on a broad range of notable projects across a variety of residential, commercial, industrial, sports and recreation and mixed-use projects.

Damian has valuable experience with site analysis, master planning, project visioning, structure and concept planning, detailed sub-division design, due diligence, yield estimates, design guidelines, codes and stakeholder workshops. Damian’s proven ability to understand client’s needs and interpret appropriate solutions within the natural and built form provides an important value add for all projects.

Contact Us

For more information or to speak with our team including our Gold and Sunshine Coast planning teams, call (07) 5631 8000 or use the form below to tell us briefly about your project/objectives. A representative will be in contact to further discuss the service solutions available to you.

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