We have a sound legal and practical understanding of the NSW Standard LEP Template, relevant sections of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (NSW) and related practice directions including the development of Planning Agreements and related policies and procedures under Section 93F, the preparation of Section 94 plans, and in providing expert evidence to assist Councils and applicants in relation to the social impacts of a range of development proposals.
Seniors Housing on NSW South Coast, Social Planning and Site Accessibility Assessment
Annsca Property Group Pty Ltd
We provided the applicant of a proposed seniors housing development on the NSW South Coast with social planning input regarding the design principles, operating model, need and demand for the proposed dwelling types, and an assessment of the accessibility of the site as per the State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004.
A Community of Interest? Response to Proposed Merger between Kiama Council and Shoalhaven Council
Kiama Municipal Council
We carried out research to explore whether Kiama Municipal Council is a community of interest with geographic cohesion and the extent to which this would be enhanced or compromised by the proposed amalgamation of the Council with Shoalhaven City Council. This project assisted Council with its input to the formal inquiry process around the proposed amalgamation.
Housing, Population and Social Infrastructure Planning
Liverpool City Council
We provided a detailed analysis of existing and projected population and housing supply data and social infrastructure demand in order to assist Council for its review of its current Local Environmental Plan.
Greater Illawarra: The Smart Growth Agenda
Property Council of Australia (Illawarra)
JSA researched economic growth opportunities for the Illawarra Region, using housing market and affordability analysis by LGA and a review of various council planning instruments, to identify opportunities and restraints on housing supply.
Community Needs Analysis: Michael Wenden Aquatic Leisure Centre
Liverpool City Council
This project assessed the extent to which existing facilities at the Michael Wenden Centre are satisfying the recreational needs of the local community, and whether improvements or changes are required to better meet the current and future needs of the local community in the context of projected growth.
The facilities consist of an Olympic size swimming pool, wading, pool, indoor pool area, a gym area and indoor basketball courts.