town planner moreland 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 Moreland 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 Moreland City Council:

The City of Moreland falls within Melbourne’s network of middle ring municipalities that are generally located 20 km from Melbourne’s Central Business District. The City of Moreland is located north of Melbourne’s Central Business District bounded by the City of Hume to the north, the City of Darebin to the east, City of Maribyrnong and City of Melbourne to the south and City of Moonee Valley to the west.  The eastern boundary is bordered by Merri Creek and Moonee Ponds Creek to the West.

The municipality is well serviced by the public transport network.  The Upfield and Craigieburn lines run through Moreland.  Many buses run in an east-west direction to integrate with the tram and train routes.

The City of Moreland is a culturally diverse area with one third of the population born overseas.  The city comprises a mix of residential and industrial development with a major retailing strip along Sydney Road.  Fawkner Crematorium and the former Pentridge Prison are notable features of the municipality.