Effective negotiation of the complex planning and approvals process is important to the success of your project. Whether it be a small residential development, Precinct Structure Plan or state significant project, advisors who understand your project objectives and have detailed knowledge of the regulatory and legislative framework is essential.
Our consultant team has the necessary specialist expertise, and excellent working relationships with approval authorities to achieve positive results for your project.
Our team will work with you to efficiently address permit approval conditions such as ecological assessments and management plans, Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs), and environmental monitoring, auditing and compliance requirements.
When we prepare permit and licence applications for your project, we liaise with key stakeholders and approval authorities, and ensure they are of the highest standard to facilitate a smooth approval process.
Our cultural and natural heritage teams are committed to delivering independent and pragmatic advice during the planning and approval stage of your project. Early assessments and interpretation give you guidance around project planning and design and provide direction on the mitigation of ecological and heritage impacts.
Accurate and timely advice in regards to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), state government environmental and planning legislation, and relevant local council policies assists you to minimise the delays and costs of development.
Lastly, the value to a project of protecting natural assets is often underestimated. Our advice can assist you to add value through the enhancement natural and cultural heritage values and to achieve highly-regarded sustainable outcomes.
At Ecology and Heritage Partners, directors and senior consultants have extensive experience acting as expert witnesses on ecological and heritage matters at appeals tribunals and planning panels. Our expertise is respected for being impartial and of the highest technical standard.
Learn more about our expert witness services.