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Quick Facts


As our name suggests, we are a Brisbane based private Town Planning firm. Our focus is on helping building and development professionals and their clients, with small to medium scale projects within Brisbane. Scroll down to learn more.

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Quick Facts


As our name suggests, we are a Brisbane based private Town Planning firm. Our focus is on helping building and development professionals and their clients, with small to medium scale projects within Brisbane. Scroll down to learn more.

Quick Facts

NUMBER OF JOBS
WE PROCESSED IN
THE 2016–2017
FINANCIAL YEAR

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 Length of time  OUR TEAM MEMBERS HAVE  BEEN LODGING  RISKSMART
[FAST TRACK]
APPLICATIONS

 

Percentage of jobS that came directly from referrals or returning clients in the 2016-2017 financial year 

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MONEY DONATED
IN THE PAST 2 YEARS TO COMMUNITY GROUPS VIA OUR PRO BONO SERVICES etc

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What We Do


Bridging the gap between you and Council! 

What We Do


Bridging the gap between you and Council! 

What we do

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 SITE REVIEWS

We love to get involved at the very beginning! Helping to guide people through the site selection process (at no cost), so that they find the best site for their intended purpose.

 

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Pre-design feedback

We provide free advice prior to (and during) the design phase. To help clients either avoid an application or reduce the costs, timeframes and risks associated with an application.
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applications

If required, we prepare, lodge and manage applications through Council.
So that you can get an approval and get on with the work.
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Our Focus


We may have a big name and crazy big ideas...but our passion lies in working with the "little guys" like us. As it is where we feel we can make the biggest difference and hence, where we get the greatest satisfaction.

Our Focus


We may have a big name and crazy big ideas...but our passion lies in working with the "little guys" like us. As it is where we feel we can make the biggest difference and hence, where we get the greatest satisfaction.

our focus

RISKSMART
[FAST TRACK]
APPLICATIONS

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SMALL Subdivision & BOUNDARY REALIGNMENT
applications (UP TO 10 LOTS)

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NEW house & HOUSE EXTENSION
applications

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Small Industrial
& COMMERCIAL
APPLICATIONS

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SMALL Unit & townhouse
applications (UP TO 10 DWELLINGS)

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Pro Bono applications
For VOLUNTEER operated noT FOR profits

 
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How we work


We give you control over the process by providing you with options. Options that help you avoid an application or reduce the costs/timeframes/risks of the application, wherever possible.

 

How we work


We give you control over the process by providing you with options. Options that help you avoid an application or reduce the costs/timeframes/risks of the application, wherever possible.

 

how we WORk

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1 - WE REVIEW THE SITE AND/Or PLANS for free, WITH A VIEW TO PROVIDING OPTIOns

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4 - if the client is happy to proceed, they accept our fee QUOTE 

7 - WE LODGE THE APPLICATION ONLINE

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2 - THE CLIENT SELECTS THEIR PREFERRED OPTION (BE it NO APP, FAST TRACK APP or standard app)

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5 - WE ISSUE OUR INVOICE FOR PAYMENT [TERMS ARE 7 DAYS]

 

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8 - WE FORWARD COUNCIL'S FEE QUOTE TO THE CLIENT FOR PAYMENT

10 - we all CELEBRATE!

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3 - if an application is required, WE PROVIDE A FORMAL FEE QUOTE FOR CONSIDERATION

6 - WE WORK OUR MAGIC

                                                        

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9 - COUNCIL PROCESSES THE APPLICATION AND ISSUES THEIR DECISION

 
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Meet the Team


In 2015 Brisbane Town Planning made it to the top 50 organisations in the country, in the Cool Company Awards. Receiving an honourable mention for it's innovative and progressive approach to business. 

Meet the Team


In 2015 Brisbane Town Planning made it to the top 50 organisations in the country, in the Cool Company Awards. Receiving an honourable mention for it's innovative and progressive approach to business. 

Meet The Team

The Brisbane Town Planning team is headed up by Peta Charles as the Director and Principal Planner. With Belinda and Charlie providing vital administration support to our clients. 

PETA

A Business News Australia Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and BCC RiskSMART accredited consultant, Peta is driven by innovation, education and a desire to improve the Planning experience for all who come into contact with Brisbane Town Planning. 

For more information on Peta's background and experience, click here: LinkedIn

BELINDA

Belinda joined Brisbane Town Planning after 11 years as a Practice Manager in an office environment. Bringing her warmth and strong customer focused approach to the team, Bee's goal is to ensure that all of Brisbane Town Planning's clients feel informed and cared for throughout the planning process.

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CHARLIE

Charlie is Brisbane Town Planning's Virtual Town Planner.

The backbone of the business, she automates all of the back office administration "stuff". So that Peta and Belinda can focus on what is most important ... customer service and the technical Town Planning work. 

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What Our Clients Say


"The focus on customer service is what sets BTP apart from the rest."

What Our Clients Say


"The focus on customer service is what sets BTP apart from the rest."

What Our clients have to Say

We surveyed our clients to see what they thought of us.
This is just some of what they had to say ...

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Fee Structure


It costs absolutely nothing to ask us for help or our opinion on your proposal.

Fee Structure


It costs absolutely nothing to ask us for help or our opinion on your proposal.

 

Our Fee Structure

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ADVICE

At Brisbane Town Planning, we do not charge for initial advice or investigations. Never have and if we have our way, we never will!

If you have any questions or need some advice, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 
 

 
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APPLICATION

If your proposal requires an application to Council, then we charge a set fee to prepare/lodge the relevant documentation and to manage the application on your behalf. 

Our quotes will always include all of our fees, any Council assessment fees and any applicable advertising fees. 

Please keep in mind that they do not account for ancillary costs. Such as Surveying fees (where applicable), plan preparation costs or Building Certification costs.