Planning Direction is a town planning consultancy firm, which has been servicing the property development industry for some 20 years.

Planning Direction offers a comprehensive town planning consultancy service to all areas of the greater metropolitan area and throughout New South Wales.

The principals of the firm Danny Jones and Nigel White pride themselves on the provision of informed and accurate town planning and development advice and guidance in a timely manner. Both Danny and Nigel have tertiary qualifications and had extensive careers as local government planners before establishing Planning Direction in 1996. 

PlanningDirection provides specialist town planning services including:

Preparation of planning reports (Statement of Environmental Effects) in support of development applications.

Preparation of Environmental Impact Statements for designated development.

Preparation of Planning Proposals relating to proposed changes to planning conmtrols such as increased floor space or height and land use zoning amendments.

Preparation of Social Impact Assessment Reports that specifically examine the potential consequences of a particular development.

Preparation of Plans of Management that outline the operational procedures for a particular development.

Co-Ordinating the development application process from conception to approval (Project Management)

Application assessment and strategic planning for Local Government and other consent Authorities.

Development and Investment Property Appraisal Reports (due dilligence) to acertain development potential of properties and any constraints to development.

Residential and Investment Property Pre-Purchase Reports (due Dilligence on adjoining properties and land uses).

Local resident and land owner representation through submissions to Councils (letters of objection).

Preperation of submissions to draft planning instuments on behalf of land owners and residents.

Land and Environment Court representation on behalf of development applicants, consent authorities and neighbours/objectors.




We are strategically located within "Carlingford Central" a one stop development complex