St-wise are your Town Planning Professionals

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Residential
St-wise can help you gain approval for your residential project. Learn more
Commercial
St-wise can guide you through the process of commercial property planning. Learn more
Industrial
St-wise can assist you with progressing your industrial development. Learn more
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Expert Town Planning Tailored To Your Project


For 22 years, St-wise has helped a broad range of clients achieve the desired approvals and permits for residential, commercial and industrial developments.

As a small team, we deliver personable, reliable service so you stay informed and up to date at every step of the process. From initial contact to project approval, we’ll do everything in our professional power to keep your project moving.

Whether you’re looking for pre-planning advice, seeking a permit or you’ve come up against current development roadblocks, St-wise has a proven track record for getting projects across the line.

As experienced town planning consultants, we’ve built strong relationships with industry professionals and councils to become a trustworthy and respected representative for our clients. Read more about town planning solutions here.

Our services
Pre Planning advice
Prior to making a commitment to purchase land or a new business, St-wise can prepare a detailed assessment of the site and provide you with important information. Pre Planning Advice
Town planning applications
St-wise provides professional advice and services relating to the development and use of land. We have extensive experience in all areas of town planning for both the public and private sectors. Find out more
VCAT representation
You may need assistance submitting a VCAT request so they make a ruling on a planning matter, especially when the developer and Council are in dispute. Find out more
Land Rezoning
It can sometimes be necessary to modify the planning scheme relating to a given area in order to allow a land use or development to proceed. St-wise can help you with this process. Find out more
Planning Objections
It can be daunting and upsetting to discover that a town planning application has been lodged at Council which you feel may impact on your way of life. We can help you with an objection application. Find out more
Advocacy
We can advocate for your project as professional representatives, speaking and negotiating with Council, neighbours and other stakeholders to improve your chances of project approval. Advocacy
Expert Witness
Sometimes a planning lawyer or town planner may call another experienced town planner as an expert witness at a matter to be heard before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Expert Witness
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Contact St-wise for obligation-free advice regarding your development
project or town planning requirements.

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Enquiries
03 9500 0865
info@st-wise.com.au

Opening hours
Office hours 9am – 5.30pm Appointment times can be arranged outside of office hours