Town Planning

Development Application Objections

Development Application Objections

First and foremost, you should only consider objections to development applications if you genuinely believe the application does not comply with relevant standards or guidelines, fails to consider relevant matters, does not regard the local character and amenity and/or will result in an unreasonable impact on your property.  Development within a reasonable context is beneficial for everyone; it …

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Seniors Living SEPP

Site Compatibility Certificate – Seniors Housing

This article provides an overview of the purpose of the Site Compatibility Certificate (SCC) in relation to the Seniors SEPP. In 2004, the NSW state government introduced the State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004 (Seniors Living SEPP) in response to NSW’s ageing population. In 2016, there were more …

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affordable housing SEPP

Boarding Houses and Affordable Rental Housing

What is a boarding house? A boarding house is a residential building with individual units, and may have shared amenities, such as communal kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. However, there are many new generation boarding houses that have self-contained units with individual bathrooms and kitchens. This type of accommodation is targeted towards young professionals, students, …

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statement of environmental effects

What is a Statement of Environmental Effects?

Updated October, 2021 What is a Statement of Environmental Effects? In simple terms, a Statement of Environmental Effects is the most important document in your development application. It tells councils what your development is trying to do.  Consent Authorities, such as Local Councils, the Land and Environment Court, and sometimes the Department of Planning, Environment …

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Seniors Living

Seniors Living

Precise Planning has led a team in the preparation of a development application proposing over 200 senior’s living dwellings, as well as the adaptive re-use of a large house which is a local item of heritage significance.

Site Compatibility Certificates

Precise Planning has prepared applications to obtain two Site Compatibility Certificates from Department of Planning Industry and Environment, enabling consideration of two nursing homes (150 beds each) and over 200 self-care and serviced self-care dwellings.

Poultry Farms

Poultry Farms

Precise Planning has led an expert consultancy team in the preparation of several large-scale poultry expansion applications. Poultry operations are sensitive land uses and very often give rise to rural land use conflict. Precise Planning worked through many complex issues, often dealing directly with objectors to resolve potential impacts related to air quality, noise and …

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