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Subdivision – So you’ve got a big back yard? What next?

Subdivision – So you’ve got a big back yard? Think you can fit another house/lot? What next? We get this general enquiry often, here at Baird & Hayes, and we know that the first question people have is “HOW MUCH?” Elsewhere on this website (check out our FAQs here, or our FEES here) touches on… READ MORE

Surveyor’s Certification, As-Constructed Survey and ADAC

Following the issue of a Council Development Approval you will very likely be required to upgrade existing or construct new infrastructure and services for your development or to the development site. This usually includes, but is not limited to the following: Reticulated Sewer (manholes, mains, house connections, of various shapes and sizes) Reticulated Waters (water… READ MORE

Working from home? Get your Approval.

Us Aussies have a knack for getting things done! Many of us have hobbies which then extend to helping friends, family and perhaps other members of the public. But once your hobby starts to look more like a business, despite working from home, you will need to have a look at your local¬†Planning Scheme to… READ MORE

Planning Assessment for Auxiliary Units

(Updated 20/01/2020 – Liam Henry for Baird & Hayes) – As of 20/01/2020, it would appear as though Ipswich City Council’s draft Planning Scheme/Statement of Proposals/draft Strategic Framework makes no reference to how Auxiliary Units are to be treated under the proposed new Planning Scheme. – We would recommend contacting us as soon as possible… READ MORE

Surveyors and Planners – Positive Relationships for a Successful Development

At Baird & Hayes, we specialise in Survey and Town Planning Services. Since 1946 until now, we have developed positive relationships with other industry leaders in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, Building Design, Certification, Ecology, Geotechnical Engineering, Building and Construction and many others like Real Estate and Law. We appreciate that clients or their project… READ MORE