Month: December 2020

Seasons Greetings from all at Collie

The Collie office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year break from midday on Wednesday 23 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021. Certain staff may be in the office during this period and if so they can be contacted via email or mobile phone.  If the matter is urgent please email to ensure… Read more »

Cutting the Red Tape in time for Christmas

Planning scheme amendment VC180 (Amdt VC180) was approved recently and implements permanent planning controls for the development of non-government schools, to fast track the assessment process. The key changes made by Amdt VC180 are to exempt from public notice a planning permit application for the development of a non-government school and to make the Minister… Read more »

Collie in Kalgoorlie

Collie recently assisted a client in providing town planning advice in relation to proposed buildings and works and additional advertising signs to an existing auto parts store in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. This part of Australia in relation to planning advice is new to Collie and we were interested when completing our town planning advice to… Read more »

Parklets Popping Up

Readers of the Collie newsfeed may recall a recent article in which we discussed planning scheme amendment VC193, which introduced a planning permit exemption for venues to serve food and drinks in adjoining outdoor spaces beyond the venue itself, such as on footpaths, car parks and nearby parks. Following this announcement it has been good… Read more »