Monthly Archives: November 2012

Council Covenants – Quick and Easy

Written on November 30, 2012 at 1:38 pm, by

In a proactive move to streamline the subdivision process, Frankston City Council (FCC) Town Planning Department has recently announced an initative to prepare inhouse Section 173 Agreements (Covenants) for  approved development applications. These agreeements are typically used to enable subdivision of an approved (built form) residential development, prior to completion of construction works.  Continue Reading

Civil Works for Healthcare Services

Written on November 23, 2012 at 1:21 pm, by

Delivery of any civil engineering project relies on 3 critical components :  good design, good execution and good communication.  Even a smaller scale project will involve managing a wide range of expectations from clients, authorities, tenants, professionals, contractors and the general public.  Success in managing these relationships will be measured long after the works are Continue Reading

Name your own suburb ?

Written on November 21, 2012 at 11:21 am, by

This week, the Victorian Growth areas Authority (GAA) has announced an unprecedented opportunity for the community to name a new suburb. In a press release by Planning Minister Matthew Guy, the East Werribee Employment Precinct is identified as 770 hectares of land, intended to accomodate 7000 homes and 50,000 jobs.Minister Guy encourages naming Continue Reading

Faster Planning Permits

Written on November 15, 2012 at 10:00 am, by

Decisions on planning applications throughout Victoria can take 6 to 12 months to issue, depending on the complexity of the proposal and applicable planning framework.  In response to these ballooning timeframes, the City of Greater Dandenong has implemented a streamline process designed to significantly reduce the approval timeframes for commercial and Continue Reading

Commitment – The essential ingredient?

Written on November 13, 2012 at 1:07 pm, by

Striving to achieve and maintain best practice in civil design and construction, the KLM Spatial civil engineering consultancy team combine years of experience with an intelligent creativity.   These talents are being applied daily to overcome challenges on some of Melbourne’s most technically complex land development sites. Against a background of Continue Reading