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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 family is made up of three equally important people.  

PETA

Professional on the outside and slightly loco on the inside! Peta is obsessed with innovation, has a strong distaste for bureaucratic red tape and given her life experiences, is driven by the saying "knowledge is power". The latter means that she is passionate about being transparent/honest and educating people about the inner workings of the Town Planning process. 

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

BELINDA

Bee may not have the degree, but she has absorbed a bucket load of Town Planning knowledge in the two and a bit years she has been part of the BTP team. This is what has made her an invaluable asset to the team and earned her the nickname of the "Town Planning Sponge".

Bee's role act as Peta's right-hand woman (so to speak). Making/taking phone calls, coordinating processes/ people, answering client questions when Peta is tied up and supporting Peta in her sometimes zany ideas.

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CHARLIE

Cheeky, incredibly smart and a stickler for the detail ... Charlie is Brisbane Town Planning's Virtual Town Planner.

The public face for all of BTP's automation magic, she is the backbone of the business.

She handles all of the back office administration "stuff" so that Peta and Bee can focus on what is most important ... customer service and 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.