Beresfield is one of the biggest hot spots within the Newcastle area with investors and first home buyers flocking to the area to score great prices for great blocks of land. We look at what to look for for development within the area and how to maximise on your investments including dual occupancies and subdivisions.
We attempt to provide a dual occupancy 101 guide for future developers to know what to look for when picking sites for dual occupancy/duplex developments.
Unapproved works is one of our most common jobs for Outlook Planning and Development. Read our article on what to do and how to deal with the scary letters from Council!
We explain what to consider when planning a rural subdivision and the various costs and reports associated.
Outlook Planning and Development are now offering architectural plans in addition to our normal town planning services. We are fast becoming the number one planning firm in Sydney and we are excited to add plan drafting to our services.
Thornton and Chisholm has become a booming area for investors and first home buyers wanting to leave Sydney and head towards the Hunter Valley. The greater Maitland area is a booming area with plenty of land available for developers.
We explain what types of development you can do without any Council approval for everyone doing their home renovations. Read all about exempt development and what you can build this weekend after a trip to Bunnings to get your DIY tools.
Want to build a house or renovate but don’t want the hassle of a development application. You might be able to get approval through a private certifier. We take some time to explain what a complying development is and the steps you need to take to obtain a CDC through a private certifier.
Are you looking at determining what you can do for your property? A Preliminary Planning Assessment can help you determine what your development options are for your site.
Heritage Impact Statements are essential for any development involving a heritage item or heritage conservation area. We go into some of the basics of what makes up a heritage impact statement and who should be preparing them for your development.