Client TESTIMONIALS

  • "CS Town Planning represented us at a VCAT mediation hearing in regard to a neighbouring development. They patiently, competently and confidently prepared and steered us through the process, presented our case without the emotional involvement of those directly involved, and most definitely achieved the best possible outcome under the circumstances."

    - Kouli, Peter, Fred & Angelika Stoll - Northcote, Melbourne.
  • "I found your service to be very good and easy to deal with.  Thanks again for your help to get this completed."

    - John Reus - Petstock Melbourne.
  • "Thank you for your representation in revolving my planning dispute.  I was very much appreciated your courtesy and efficiency in your professional dealings. You willingness to listen to my case and your quick grasp of the situation gave me confidence in engaging your services. I will not hesitate to use your professional guidance in the future, should the need arise.  Thank you for your support in what has proved to be a frustrating time for me against what I consider to be a totally unreasonable municipal council."

    - Frank Thexton - F.W. Thexton & Associates, Melbourne.
  • "I would like to take this opportunity to thank CS for organising the planning permit for us with City of Melbourne; we found your attention in servicing our needs on the recent permit application efficient and professional. The Boyd group would certainly use your Company again for applications for town planning that we may need in the future. Once again thank you for your efforts and support it was very much appreciated."

    - Graham R Boyd - Chairman, Boyd International Pty. Ltd.
  • "CS Town planning helped me to secure a planning permit with very few conditions. They were able to address all the concerns raised by council for a design which originally had a number of compliance issues. They provided services above and beyond expectations. Engaging CS means much more than planning reports, they will also communicate with the relevant authorities and provide thorough follow up advice throughout the planning process. I can highly recommend CS Town planning to you."

    - Kritsana Chaiwatanatorn - Melbourne.
  • "The CS team prepared a well-researched objection, which has been submitted to Council. They systematically reviewed the developer's traffic management plan, which was submitted as part of the development application, and uncovered several shortcomings and inconsistencies. I was very impressed with the professionalism and deep experience of CS Town Planners and can recommend their service highly."

    - Trevor Dyson - Richmond, Melbourne.
  • "The CS team done a great job on my objection to Stonnington City Council - finishing the job in twenty four hours."

    - Grant Hazell - South Yarra, Melbourne.
  • “We found the CS team to be highly diligent and provided a fast and comprehensive service. We would happily recommend this agency for your town planning and council requirements.”

    - Adam Weeks - Owner, Anytime Fitness Port Melbourne.
  • "I would like to pass on our gratitude for your efforts in assisting us to get a Town Planning Permit. During the course of proceeding we faced many challenges, but you were never fazed cuted the VCAT case extremely professionally. I have no doubt that if not for your efforts, a lesser result would have prevailed."

    - Joe & Janine Scarmozzino - Greensborough, Melbourne.
  • "I'd like to thank you for your expertise in resolving a very complex matter between my neighbours, Melbourne City Council and I. I also thank your wonderful support team, especially Erin, who has been with me most of the way and very prompt with all my queries."  

    - C. Lau - Fitzroy, Melbourne.

Recent PROJECTS

  • Mitchell Street
    Maribyrnong

    Our client wanted a specific ‘side by side’ designed development on the property but had a previous refusal from Council for such a development and Council were staunchly against such a proposal fo

  • Edwards Street
    Burwood

    The CS team had to negotiate with Council to get permission to remove a large protected tree from the backyard of this property to allow for the design of four homes on the site.

  • Robroy Street
    Glen Waverley

    Our client is a developer in the local area and purchased two sites with a depth of 42 metres, a width of 33 metres and a combined area of approximately 1,386 square metres.

  • Murray Road
    Ormond

    This project was constructed across two sites and required the retention of one home on the property and construction of three homes to the rear of the site.

  • Walnut Street
    Ormond

    The CS team had a brief to design two four bedroom homes, with double garages on this corner site in Ormond.

  • Mingay Close
    Truganina

    From the client: “We approached CS Town Planning to design ten townhouses for us in an established new neighbourhood.

  • Leonard Street
    Burwood

    Two x four bedroom townhouses with ensuites, WIR’s and double garages on a corner block with access to a main road. 

  • Leicester Street
    Fitzroy

    A multi storey, twelve unit development in inner city Fitzroy which was refused by Council due to objections by the neighbours. The refusal was successfully appealed and overturned by VCAT.

  • Debbie Street
    Mt Waverley

    From the client: “I wanted to develop a side by side development on my block in Mt Waverley. My block was 16 metres wide and 39 metres deep.

  • Baird Street
    Mulgrave

    From the client: “I wanted a single storey home, with generous internal space, open plan area and an affordable build.

  • Talbot Road
    Mt Waverley

    A double storey house to the rear of an existing dwelling. The existing dwelling is to be retained. 

  • Station Street
    Sandringham

    A four storey apartment building consisting of eight apartments and a ground floor retail space. 

  • Reid Street
    Ashwood

    Three double storey townhouses, four bedrooms each, downstairs master with ensuite and WIR, kitchen with separate pantry, laundry, upstairs retreat and double garages.

  • St James Road
    Rosanna

    A side-by-side development consisting of three bedrooms per house, a downstairs study and an upstairs retreat.

  • Ormond Road
    Elwood

    Construction on this project was completed in 2015 after a planning permit was issued at the direction of VCAT in 2013.

  • Normanby Road
    South Melbourne

    From the client – “An education centre with a dispensation of car parking requirements and business identification signage.

  • North Road
    Ormond

    Our building design team communicated with the client to complete store fitouts for multiple sites across Victoria.

  • Ordish Road
    Dandenong South

    CS work in collaboration with Lend Lease to open branches and other facilities for the NAB organisation throughout the country.

  • Spencer Street Mall
    Schnitz

    Planning approvals for the Spencer Street mall are controlled by the Department of Planning and Infrastructure Development.

  • Swanston Street
    Melbourne

    This is an example of one of the many successful store and signage fitouts Bupa have engaged the CS town planning team to run.

  • Trawalla Ave
    Thomastown

    The Bertocchi group have a large processing plant and associated warehouses and factories in Thomastown, Victoria.

  • Clairmont Ave
    Bentleigh

    The CS team worked with the City of Glen Eira planning department to rezone this underutilised industrial site in Bentleigh for residential development.

  • Bourke Street
    Melbourne

    Telstra engaged CS experts to successfully obtain planning approval from Melbourne City Council for their flagship store project.

  • Burlington Street
    Oakleigh

    From the client: “We wanted to extend our business opening hours to 24 hours. We knew we would have a number of objections from neighbours and Council may not be supportive.

  • Cecil Street
    South Melbourne

    The Schnitz Group engaged the CS team on this project because it was a pristine building within a heritage overlay and there were concerns about the signage and the erection of an outdoor gazebo ar

  • Collins Street
    Melbourne

    The proprietor of the award winning ‘Collins Quarter’ restaurant engaged the CS team in late 2013 to assist them in obtaining approval to expand their operations in their listed heritage premises i

  • Cranbourne Road
    Langwarrin

    This franchise was opened on one of Victoria’s busiest route ways with heavy vehicular traffic and required planning approval for signage facing the roadway and a dispensation of car parking requir

  • Exhibition Street
    Melbourne

    Telstra’s exchange tower in Melbourne CBD required a $6.5 million dollar upgrade. 

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