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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

So, your DA has been lodged – what now?

The Development Assessment process involves five stages: Application, Referral, Information Request, Public Notification and Decision. Not all applications require all five stages, however, the Application and the Decision Notice are mandatory for all development applications. The key timeframes for the DA Process are outlined below. Contact us here to discuss this process and start your… 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

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