Services

Foresite Planning & Bushfire Consultants offer a wide range of high quality and practical town planning and bushfire management services including:

Preliminary/Pre-purchase Advice

  • Initial planning advice (due diligence);
  • Indication of a property's development potential;
  • State and legislative requirements;
  • Early identification of key issues.

Bushfire Services

  • Preparation of Bushfire Management Statements (BMS), Bushfire Hazard Landscape Assessment and Bushfire Hazard Site Assessments in accordance with the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO & BMO1);
  • Preparation of Bushfire Attack Level Assessments (BAL);
  • Response to the requirements of Clause 52.47 - Planning for Bushfire;
  • Response to the requirements of the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO).

Planning Applications

  • Preparation and project management of planning applications for a wide range of uses, development and rezoning requests including:
    • Use and development of a dwelling within the Green Wedge Zone (GWZ);
    • Development within the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO & BMO1);
    • Multi dwellings;
    • Commercial development;
    • Subdivision;
    • Change of use;
    • Vegetation removal;
    • Car parking variations;
    • Signage;
    • Others.

VCAT representation and Expert Evidence - Planning/Bushfire

  • Advocacy / representation and Expert Evidence at VCAT and Planning Panels Victoria;
  • Advocacy and negotiations including representation at Council and objector meetings.

Strategic Amendments

  • Preparation and project management of planning amendments including rezoning requests;
  • A wide range of other strategic matters.