Development Investigator

What can I do with this property?

Lennox Planning and Development receives enquiries every week from people asking this question.   To respond in a streamlined manner, our Development Investigator service provides tailored town planning advice.

A number of investigation options are offered to meet the specific needs of clients.  These options are:

  • Preliminary Investigation – $150 + GST
  • Development Investigation – $450 + GST
  • Pre-lodgement Process – $1,000 + GST
  • Customisable Investigation / Due Diligence – Fee determined for each project

The following services are included in the three standard options.

Inclusions

Preliminary Investigation

Development Investigation

Pre-lodgement Process

Zone, Precinct, Overlays, Use, Level of assessment, Online site review

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Planning Scheme and Codes review, State Planning review, Council phone discussion (if required)

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Quick review

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Preliminary review

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Preliminary review
Site inspection¹, Searches², Preliminary sketch³

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Prepare Pre-lodgement submission and arrange meeting, Attend Pre-lodgement meeting with client, Debrief meeting with client and review minutes

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Cost (excluding GST)

$150

$450

$1,000

Timeframe (approx.)

1-2 business days

1 week

 2-3 weeks

¹An additional charge for travel to site may be required depending on site distance; ²Disbursements are charged at cost plus GST; ³Sketch is a site layout for massing and/or determining of indicative yield only; Note: there is some flexibility in the services provided across these three standard options.

Some Councils charge for the pre-lodgement meeting, which is additional to the fee stated above.  The 2018/19 pre-lodgement meeting charges (GST not applicable) for South East Queensland Councils are:

  • Brisbane City Council – $590
  • Gold Coast City Council – $551
  • Redland City Council – $259
  • Scenic Rim Regional Council – $750
  • Sunshine Coast Regional Council – $925
  • No charge – Ipswich City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Noosa Shire Council, Somerset Regional Council, Toowoomba Regional Council

Lennox Planning and Development undertakes these investigations on a weekly basis and so if you need accurate, cost-effective and timely town planning advice about your site please Contact Us

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