town planner Moonee Valley council

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 Moonee Valley 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 Moonee Valley City Council:

The City of Moonee Valley falls within Melbourne’s network of middle ring municipalities that are generally located 20 km from Melbourne’s Central Business District. The City of Moonee Valley is located north-west of Melbourne’s Central Business District bounded by the City of Hume to the north, the City of Moreland to the east, City of Maribyrnong to the south and City of Brimbank to the west.

The municipality western boundary is characterised by the Maribyrnong River bordered by extensive parkland.  The eastern boundary is bordered by the Moonee Ponds Creek and the Moonee Ponds Creek trail that connects many reserves, parks and sporting grounds along the creek.

The City of Moonee Valley is a culturally diverse area with a substantial residential population.  The municipality is well connected by the Craigieburn train line and tram network.  The municipality comprises the Moonee Valley Racecourse, Essendon Airport and the shopping precincts of Moonee Ponds, Essendon and Airport West.