Tag Archives: Melbourne Town Planner

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

Tri this for fun

Congratulations to six KLM Spatial staff who competed in this years’ “Start to Finish – Team Up Tri Series” Triathlon season around Port Philip Bay. Braving the elements in lycra from November to April was a small contingent of fitness enthusiasts sponsored by KLM Spatial. Staff were assisted to participate Continue Reading

New Native Vegetation Tools

The Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) has thrown the cat among the pigeons with the introduction of an “improved” policy for Native Vegetation removal.  As the development community comes to terms with the new regime, effective from December 2013, many questions are being directed to professional ecologists Continue Reading

Holiday Season 2013

This holiday season, we take the opportunity to reflect on the year that was and prepare for the excitement of a new year to come. Our first pleasure is to offer a BIG THANK-YOU to our clients who provide the canvas for all our creative works. Our next delight is thank our colleagues in Continue Reading

State Government drops a SPEAR

The Victorian State Government will cease funding for the Planning module of SPEAR at the end of March 2014.  This means that SPEAR will no longer accept new applications for Subdivision Planning Permits from 1 April 2014. KLM Spatial was an an early adopter of the online SPEAR service (Surveying and Continue Reading