Services

Public and Private Event Approvals

Outlook Planning and Development has experience in obtaining approvals for events such as festivals and concerts. Contact us today so we are able to assist you in obtaining your development approval for your event.

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Dual Occupancy

Outlook Planning and Development has experience obtaining approvals for Dual Occupancy both detached and attached we can assist in the approval process including Torrens or Strata title subdivision of the dwellings.

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Unapproved Works

DIY renovation market is on the rise with many budget savy renovators taking up the hammer themselves to knock down walls or had small extensions on to their homes. Sometimes without realising it, however, some of these renovations require development approval and are thus; unapproved works!When council comes knocking and issues an order to demolish, Outlook Planning and Development help clients get these unapproved works certified with council.

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Crime Risk Assessment

Crime risk assessments are often required for many different types of developments. Outlook Planning and Development can provide a detailed report based on CPTED principles that identify and mitigate any crime risk in association of your development and that complies with council requirements.

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Development Objections

Outlook Planning and Development has experience in providing detailed development objections letters on behalf of concerned residents. Whether the development is small scale (extension to dwelling) or large scale (large boarding house development) we can help in all cases. Every development objection letter provides a thorough assessment of the plans and reports and identify any non-compliance against the relevant legislation.

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Secondary Dwellings

We have experience in obtaining approval for secondary dwellings (granny flats) under the provisions of State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental) and Local Environmental Plans. We work closely with families looking to provide additional rental income or to provide accommodation for relatives in existing houses. We provide initial planning advice, preparation of the statement of environmental effects and lodgement of the development application. We can also assess whether Complying Development Certificate is a viable approval option.

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Planning Proposals-Rezoning

Outlook Planning and Development provides comprehensive planning services for planning proposals – rezoning applications made to Council and to the Department of Planning for Gateway Determination. We provide initial planning advice and liaison with Council, project management of consultants, preparation of the planning report and proposal.

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Industrial and Commerical Development

We provide planning services for the development, use and fit-out of commercial and industrial premises. Our services cover a range of commercial facilities including health and medical facilities, commercial premises, retail premises and restaurants. Industrial development applications include car repair facilities, motor showrooms, transports depots, warehouse-showrooms, waste transfer and recycling facilities.

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Recreation Facilities

We provide planning services for the development of recreation facilities. We have worked with many organisations in the preparation and approval of development applications. We have obtained approvals for a range of gymnasiums and indoor recreation facilities including rock climbing and children’s play facilities.

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Hotel Development/Licenced Premises

We provide planning services for the redevelopment – refurbishments of hotels and other licenced premises and restricted premises. We provide initial planning advice, Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development application.

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Childcare Centres

With the population of Sydney growing and many parents returning to work full time the demand for childcare centres is increasing. We provide comprehensive planning services for child care centres and have worked on development applications for centres ranging in size and for a variety of providers. We prepare development applications under the Children (Education and Care Services) Regulations 2012 and the State Environmental Planning Policy (Education Establishment and Child Care Facilities). We work on child care centre applications all over NSW.

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Dwelling Houses

Outlook Planning and Development provides valuable planning advice to architects and home owners in the preparation of development applications for new dwelling houses and alterations and additions. The planning advice we provide in the preparation of the development application is valuable in minimising delays in obtaining approval.

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Senior Living Development

We work on Seniors Living Developments made under State Environmental Planning Policy – Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability 2004 ( SEPP – Seniors Living). We provide initial planning advice, Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development application. Where a site compatibility certificate is required from Department of Planning we have experience in the preparation and lodgement of this as your first step in the approval process.

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Mixed Use Development

We work on a range of projects including large sites accommodating large retail and commercial floor area with residential units to small in-fill sites. We provide initial planning advice including an assessment under State Environmental Planning Policy 65 (SEPP 65) and the Apartment Design Guide (ADG), the preparation of Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development application.

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Affordable Housing/Boarding Houses

Boarding Houses are becoming increasingly popular for savy developers. We work on a range of in-fill affordable housing and boarding house development applications made under State Environmental Planning Policy – Affordable Rental Housing 2009 (SEPP – Affordable Housing). We have extensive experience in this area and can provide initial planning advice, preparation of Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development applications.

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Multi-Dwelling Housing

We work on multi dwelling housing – town house development projects within the Sydney metropolitan and regional areas, Central Coast and Newcastle/Hunter areas. We provide initial planning advice, preparation of Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development application. We provide direction for dwelling yields and help get the project over the line.

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Residential Flat Buildings

We work on a range of projects including large sites accommodating 100+ units to small in-fill development sites. We provide initial planning advice including an assessment under State Environmental Planning Policy 65 (SEPP 65) and the Apartment Design Guide (ADG), the preparation of Statement of Environmental Effects and lodgement of the development application.

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Development Applications

Looking at carrying out a development on your property? We can assist with the process from concept right through to Construction. We are a one stop shop and can handle the whole development application process.

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Development Objection Letter

Need an objection letter for a Council Development Application. We can write a professional and thorough development objection letter.

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Statement of Environmental Effects

Statement of Environmental Effects is the backbone of any development application. A weak statement can cost you time with having to go back and forth with Council.

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