CS Town Planning News

How do I subdivide my block?

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This article answers the questions of process, timeframes, costs and likely profiit margins associated with subdividing a backyard. 

What are the state government doing to improve the planning process?

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Concluding in June 2018, we examine the achievements of the first fully funded review of the Victorian Planning System in twenty years.    

Vicsmart; how clever is the process?

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We look at the benefits of using the Vicsmart application process and how expanding its reach may be a positive for planning.

THINKING OF GOING TO VCAT?  HERE ARE SOME VITAL STATISTICS

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Recently, we have seen an increase in enquiries to our office from people wanting to take their Council to VCAT over restrictive permit conditions or refusals.  So, we thought it would be interesting to find out some statistics relating to successes at VCAT for applicants taking on Council.