Outlook Planning and Development are an experienced town planning consultancy that services Ballina and all of NSW. We provide expert advice and support for all our clients and help get approvals where others can’t. We have a wealth of development knowledge combined with ex-local government experience that gives us the advantage of understanding the Council approval process and achieve positive results for our clients.
Our experienced town planners can provide you with expert advice to help you with your development: We offer the following services:
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Approvals and Certifications
Let us help you obtain your approval! We provide the following approval services:
Ballina Cumbalum East Ballina Skennars Head West Ballina Alstonvale Alstonville Bagotville Brooklet Cabbage Tree Island Dalwood Empire Vale Fernleigh Knockrow Lennox Head Lynwood Marom Creek McLeans Ridge Meerschaum Vale Newrybar Pimlico Rous South Ballina Teven Tintenbar Tuckombil Uralba Wardell Wollongbar
Do it right the first time and have us handle your development application. Our statement of environmental effects are detailed and cover everything for your development saving time and money to get your approval.
We have extensive and broad experience in all types of town planning. Our Planners have Ex-Council experience and know the best way to get an approval.
No matter how small or how big your job is, we can help you. We work on small renovations to large subdivisions and residential flat buildings.
Our experience and knowledge of the legislation allows us to come up with solutions to problem developments where others fail.
We have an extensive list of external consultants that we work with, such as surveyors, engineers and architects, and can find the best one for your project.
Our Town Planners have flexible working hours to help fit our clients needs. We are available for appointments 7 days a week when requested.
We offer highly competitive pricing and produce high quality reports. The majority of our quotes are flat rates so you know exactly how much our services will cost.
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.
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.
Have you received a notification in the mail about a development application and want to write a submission. We outline some steps to help you prepare a development application objection letter.
Northern Beaches Town Planners explain Dual occupancy facts on the Northern Beaches including Pittwater, Warringah and Manly. We provide some information on dual occupancy developments on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Where you should be looking and what you should be considering.
We explore the theory that as the amount of parking decreases, the appeal of driving gives way to more environmentally friendly transport modes such as walking, cycling, ride-hailing, car pooling and public transport.
Some evidence suggests reducing or capping parking pays off. In cities that have implemented these measures, driving has declined and public transport use has increased.
The redevelopment of the Sydney Football Stadium has been full of controversy with a massive public backlash to the development.
The development has been subject to a lot of public debate with questions as to why the NSW Government are demolishing a functioning stadium instead of upgrading the stadium at a fraction of the cost.
The University of Newcastle has recently submitted a seven building masterplan to the NSW Government for their new education precinct for Honeysuckle in Newcastle.
Outlook Planning and Development were engaged by a group of concerned residents in regards to a nearby development that sought consent to demolish an existing (abandoned) service station to a boutique hotel with 58 guest rooms, car lift and guest facilities.
Granny flats, or secondary dwellings as they are known as in the Planning world, can allow home owners to keep parents or adult children close by while giving them their own space. They can also be a great way to generate additional rental income.