- Affordable housing proposal under NDIS (2 aspects of the proposal: housing development; services for clients)
- Pre-purchase report on large rural R5 zoned land in 3 Titles with unformed Crown Road in another region – development potential including subdivision, tourism, residential, eco-tourist facility
- Waterfront reserve owners with vegetation, heritage and Community Title issues: research, advice and advocacy
- Pre-purchase report on (risky) acreage with multiple unapproved and non-compliant “dwellings” (bushfire, creek, risk of demolition orders and more!)
- Advice about side-boundary access blockage (by a neighbour) across a public road with an adjacent gully
- Pre-purchase advice on acreage with listed Threatened (flora) Species, creek, ocean views, 2 cottages – development potential?
- Post-purchase advice about acreage with undersize 2 lot subdivision – dwelling entitlement?
- Pre-purchase advice during residential property search – development potential? efficiency of search?
- Post-purchase work for potential multi-lot subdivision on land with an Endangered Ecological Community, major flooding, bushfire and end-of-life house that straddles 2 existing lots
- Pre-purchase report for industrial land with creek, bushfire, extensive (undocumented?) landfill
- Serious long-standing and previously-unknown compliance issue rectified during a sale, with purchaser now able to proceed
- Property search for coastal acres with high amenity
- Pre-purchase report with view to new second dwelling in existing non-habitable building (to be investigated)
- Pre-lease advice (change of use – industrial)
- Amendment to commercial operation in RU1 zone, Jilliby – Consent granted
- Advice leading to rectification and “regularisation” of unapproved structures (2 clients)
- Advice on process for unapproved buildings plus proposed building (bush + clearing)
- Master site planning, mixed-zone environmental/rural bushy block
- Rural worker’s dwelling on primary production land
- Post-purchase/ pre-application advice on business (recreation and tourism/ post-Corona virus) on acreage, lower Hunter
- During purchase: advice on highly-constrained large suburban lots (bushfire, flooding, species, large minimum lot size)
- Pre-purchase advice (acreage) to match clients’ objectives (commercial and residential)
- Site reports to assist with sale of challenging properties
- Pre-purchase advice on purchase of an acreage for a specific business (recreation + accommodation)
- Acreage rezoning potential: advice in light of postponement of Council changes
- Pre-purchase report regarding commercial use of acreage (multi-purpose)
- Subdivision potential (strata vs Torrens; access; retain existing dwellings) (several clients)
- Ongoing advice on Council merger’s implications for development
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