Medium density housing
New medium density housing in established and new suburbs is an area where Bardin Planning has considerable expertise.
Bardin Planning has been involved with hundreds of successful medium density residential developments Melbourne wide. These developments have meant working with architects, buildings designers and Council planning officers to achieve a successful outcome on projects both large and small.
Bardin Planning also can also appear for and represent clients at VCAT if that is required in order to obtain approval.
Feasibility / Development Advice
If you are uncertain as to what planning controls apply to your property Bardin Planning can provide clear and honest advice that explain those controls and the development potential of your land. Find out what “subject to council approval really means.”
Bardin Planning can also put you in touch with the appropriate architect, designer or surveyor.
Negotiations with Local Government
Worried about that further information letter from council? Bardin Planning can advise what it means, what is required and negotiate with the council planners on your behalf.
Does your application need to be considered at a council meeting? Bardin Planning can make a presentation explaining what you want to do, outlining the merits of your development and why it should be approved.
There are Heritage Overlays that apply to many areas of Melbourne and particularly in the older established municipalities of Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne and Port Phillip.
Bardin Planning can provide advice as to what the heritage controls mean for your property and Bardin Planning has obtained planning approval for demolition, alteration and additions and new infill development in heritage areas all over Melbourne. If specialist advice is required Bardin Planning can co-ordinate that advice with several recognised heritage architects.
VCAT submissions and representation
Has council refused your application? Are you concerned with how a development might affect your property? Bardin Planning can prepare your grounds of objection / review and deal with the VCAT paperwork.
Bardin Planning can represent you at VCAT and prepare a comprehensive submission that outlines the merits of your proposal or your particular concerns. If the matter raises traffic, heritage engineering or other issues Bardin Planning can arrange the appropriate expert witnesses to further support your case.
Bardin Planning has achieved an excellent success rate for their clients at VCAT.
Bardin Planning has obtained planning approval for numerous industrial and warehouse developments in the industrial estates of western Melbourne and in the industrial areas of various Melbourne municipalities. These approvals have involved a variety of uses (and change of use) and development approvals for factories and warehouses both large and small.
Bardin Planning can provide advice and assistance with satisfying the development standards in new industrial estates and council development guidelines and has also been involved in the preparation of industrial estate guidelines.
Bardin Planning can assist in obtain planning approval for the subdivision of land in metropolitan and rural areas. Bardin Planning works regularly with licensed surveyors in providing the necessary planning support and background for small and large scale residential subdivisions. This has included a residential subdivision in Greens Road, Werribee, a low density subdivision in Torquay, outline development planning for The Dunes at Torquay North and subdivisions in Kilmore, Gisborne and Bacchus Marsh.