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DLM Town Planning is a planning practice offering a diverse range of town planning services tailored to meet client’s needs.  Preparing and submitting comprehensive planning applications is at the heart of what we do.

From our experience, the submission of a well prepared, robust planning application improves the chances of readily securing local Council approval. We work closely with our clients, experienced design consultants and expert specialists to prepare and co-ordinate the preparation of plans, reports, and other supporting documentation for the submission of a planning application through the statutory framework.  Our focus is to guide the smooth progression of planning applications so the best possible outcome can be achieved for our clients in the timeliest and cost-effective way.

DLM Town Planning provides a wide range of town planning services throughout the Maroondah City Council including:

Pre-application services

  • Preliminary investigations and pre-purchase advice.
  • Comprehensive written advice on specific town planning matters.
  • Review of Certificate of Title information including covenants or Section 173 Agreements that may impact site development.
  • Council consultation to identify development issues early and avoid costly application delays.

Application lodgement

Management or support guiding a planning application through the town planning process.  With 15 years local government experience we offer a broad range of skills and experience which can be tailored to a variety of projects from commercial, industrial, residential and subdivision developments, change of land use, covenant removal/variations and detailed report preparation.

Post permit services

    • Managing and co-ordinating implementation of planning permit conditions.
    • Amendments to permits and endorsed plans
    • VCAT advocacy services for both applicants and objectors.

About Maroondah City Council:

The City of Maroondah is situated in the outer eastern metropolitan area, approximately 22 km from Melbourne’s Central Business District. The City of Maroondah is bounded by the City of Manningham to the north, Shire of Yarra Ranges to the east, City of Knox to the south and City of Whitehorse to the west.

The City of Maroondah is located at the north-eastern junction of the Eastern Freeway-EastLink corridor.  The municipality is well connected by the Lilydale and Belgrave railway lines and a large number of bus routes linking the city with other regions.  Sustainable transport links also form part of the transport matrix including on-road cycling paths and shared path links to the Mullum Mullum Creek Trail, the EastLink trail, Taralla Creek trail and the Dandenong Creek trail.

Ringwood and Croydon activity centres are major retail centres providing shopping, entertainment and a civic focus for the residents and surrounding areas. The activity centres provide significant opportunities for mixed use and residential development.

The Bayswater North precinct is a major industrial and economic hub where many national and international firms have established their headquarters. The area offers diverse and flexible business accommodation with ready access to major roadways and transport connections.