Town Planning Services
We help you get Development Applications and Complying Development through council. Our town planning services are aimed at large commercial, industrial and multi-use developments, as well as private homes and extensions.
Social planning goes hand in hand with town planning. While urban planning typically considers the ‘man-made’ structure in its environment, social planning considers the ‘human factor’ – how people live, work and play.
The social needs of communities are constantly changing and evolving as our communities expand.
We help clients to consider the social impact of buildings. This includes factors such as location, purpose or use, and design.
It addresses how people will interact with the building or development once it is constructed in the community.
Social planning considers how people use transport and other public facilities, how and where they socialise and what services and amenities are needed to encourage social cohesion amongst the diverse ages, cultures and socio-economic groups that make up our communities.
Social planning is founded on the principles of social justice (equity, access, participation and rights) and aims to enhance community wellbeing and effectiveness.
A key aspect of social planning is the public consultation process that Development Applications go through, allowing community members to provide feedback on development proposals.
Considerations within the social planning process include:
A modern two-storey boarding house in our town planning Lilyfield project presented a range of challenges for the architect and the E Planning team as they navigated the Development Application process.
No job is too big or too small for the team at E Planners. Why? Because every job presents its own unique challenges, which contribute to the group’s expertise. This is how our town planning expertise for the Mount Kiera project reached success.
If you have a question about town planning, sustainability, or anything in between, we’re happy to give a clear answer or at least steer you in the right direction. Contact us through the form below or call us anytime.
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