Development Applications

John Gaskell Planning Consultants have extensive experience and expertise in the preparation and lodgement of small and large scale development applications in many local authorities in Queensland. JGPC is a qualified RiskSmart consultant with Brisbane City Council, where development applications can be fast tracked through development approval processes.

JGPC prepared independent review of development projects for State and Local Governments.

Residential Projects

JGPC is the planning consultant for Mirvac's Newstead Riverpark, which is a 15 year project to transform around 9 hectares of inner city land into parkland, and residential and commercial development.

JGPC has also lodged applications for medium and high rise residential projects in the CBD and the inner suburbs of Brisbane.

Small and medium size residential development applications are commonly prepared by JGPC, including small lot houses, houses in character areas (Brisbane City) or small to medium size unit developments.

Commercial Projects

JGPC has prepared various applications for shopping centres, and retail establishments, as well as commercial office developments.

Aged Care Projects

JGPC has prepared and lodged applications for private and not for profit aged care providers. These projects have included major high care buildings, as well as large retirement living developments.

Industry Projects

JGPC continues to prepare and lodge applications for industry, including small to large scale industrial applications.

Extractive Industry

JGPC prepared a major development proposal for a 42 year extension to a quarry on the Sunshine Coast and received approval from the Sunshine Coast Regional Council in late February 2010. This was a major project involving the coordination of more than 15 consultants, and close liaison with State and Local Governments.

School Projects

JGPC lodges numerous school applications throughout the state each year. High profile schools for which development applications have been lodged include Somerville house, Moreton Bay College, St Rita's College and Mt St Michaels College.

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