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New Business Approval – MCU or Adaptive Re-use?

Baird & Hayes are experts in seeking the correct Approval for your Business. There are several scenarios that can play out for you and your new business, some but not all are listed here (from “cheapest/easiest” to “most expensive”): Adaptive re-use of the existing / historic Development Approval for the property. Minor or Other Change… 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

Memorandum to our Legal Friends – regarding Boundary Matters

Hi all, I have noticed an increase in Boundary issues on recently settled contracts. Unfortunately, these are coming to me after the proud new owners have settled. Typical issues are fences in the wrong place, sheds built over boundaries, driveways crossing the neighbours land, easements affecting the Title, etc. Consulting Cadastral Surveyors are licensed by… READ MORE

Making use of online Planning Resources

With the way the present day operates, it is as important as ever to ensure we make use of the vast array of planning resources made available on many fronts. Since the implementation of the ShapingSEQ South East Queensland Regional Plan in 2017 and the Planning Act in 2016, State and Local Governments alike encourage the… READ MORE