Tag Archives: Melbourne Subdivision

Seasons Greetings

As we approach the holiday season, we take this opportunity to offer thanks to all our staff, clients and associates for your support in 2014.  We wish you every happiness for  the festive season and hope that you can enjoy a safe break with your families this summer. 2015 may Continue Reading

VicSmart – Planning Permit in 10 Days

Victoria has now implemented a system of fast decisions for simple planning applications. This welcome addition to the planning schemes of all Victorian municipalities has been under development for several years (see our old article from  June 2012). Eligibility rules will apply to ensure that “straight forward” applications can be processed Continue Reading

Cadastre 2034 – A Surveyors Perspective

The Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping, ICSM, recently released the strategy document “Cadastre 2034 – Powering Land and Real Property.”  In broad terms the Cadastre is often viewed simplistically as a plan or map of existing land parcels. Land professionals interpret it as so much more and view the Continue Reading

Electrify your Subdivison

Delivering a subdivision project on time and budget requires careful co-ordination of utility service providers.  Electricity supply is currently one of the big timing challenges facing Victorian land developers. Here are a few wise words from our Civil Construction team, to avoid a “short circuit” in your electricity supply chain: Continue Reading

Birds Eye Surveying – UAV

Unmanned Aerial vehicles commonly known as “UAVs” have lately made headlines for all the wrong reasons.  A recent example was an unfortunate athlete who sustained head injuries from a UAV which fell from the sky. These incidents are thankfully rare, given the number of UAV’s which take to the sky Continue Reading