Applicants and Developers
Preparing a Planning Application
Paul has a vast knowledge of Victorian planning schemes and the Victorian planning framework including the permit application process. He can expertly prepare your planning application from the pre-application stage to lodgement at council, through to VCAT if required. His expertise and knowledge is critical in understanding necessary requirements and focused on obtaining results.
Preparing Planning Scheme Amendment Documentation
Paul has developed and applied the Victoria Planning Provisions and schedules state-wide and locally to implement strategic outcomes. He can expertly apply strategies to your project through a planning scheme amendment with expertise and knowledge about necessary requirements and delivering results.
Planning Toolkit Advice to Achieve Desired Planning Outcomes
Paul has developed and applied the Victoria Planning Provisions and the Victorian planning framework state-wide and locally. He can advise on the right planning tools to facilitate your planning project with expertise and knowledge about necessary requirements to obtain results.
Advocate Presentations or Expert Evidence
Paul’s expertise spans both the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and Planning Panels on a range of varied proposals over 25 years. He has coordinated and presented complex planning applications to VCAT for both government and private clients, as well as presenting submissions to Planning Panels for complex, high priority government policy initiatives facilitated through planning scheme amendments. This strategic expertise and knowledge is critical to understand necessary requirements and to obtain results.