––Town planning services for all aspects of rural, residential, industrial and commercial projects. With almost 50 years of award winning service in Victoria, Millar | Merrigan can assist with your project.
- Site Analysis & Design Response Assessments
- Planning Permit Applications for any use or development that requires planning permission, including: tourism, earthworks, dams, farm buildings, advertising signage, single dwellings, dual occupancy developments, multi-unit developments, commercial and industrial developments
- Planning Scheme Assessments & Feasibility’s
- Planning Reports
- Planning Drawings including 3D Imaging
- Community Consultation
- Planning Scheme Amendments
- Neighbourhood Character Assessments
- Bushfire Management Statements
- Advocacy at VCAT hearings
The Millar | Merrigan Design, Planning & Environment team comprises a group of dedicated professionals headed by Peter and Simon Merrigan. We provide a comprehensive range of planning services and specialise in providing solutions to land development issues. With experience in all areas of Metropolitan Melbourne, Country Victoria and into New South Wales, Millar | Merrigan can assist you with your town planning project.
See our Town Planning projects.
The property falls within the Lilydale Major Activity Centre, whereby the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme encourages higher density developments. The development fulfils all planning scheme requirements and offers a two storey apartment style development with expressive architectural detailing, to create a pleasing addition to the streetscape.Find out more...
The Pinnacle represents a unique land release within a largely developed area providing panoramic views, park frontage and a mix of lot sizes. A boutique offering of 25 lots, the site is accessed off Huntly Avenue in Mooroolbark and provides convenient access to Mooroolbark Station, Chirnside Park Shopping Centre and the Lilydale Lake Precinct.Find out more...
Team Nick Cancer Retreat – Site Specific Planning Scheme Amendment
The Nicholas Timms Foundation purchased a property in Healesville within the Green Wedge Zone to develop a Cancer Retreat. This zoning is very restrictive and Millar | Merrigan worked closely with Yarra Ranges Shire to propose a solution that will see this facility become a reality.Find out more...
On the southern outskirts of the Moe township, this vacant 16 hectare parcel of land zoned for residential purposes remained vacant due to numerous constraints. In January 2015, VCAT approved subdivision of the land into 102 residential lots, noting that ‘the design of this subdivision provides a commendable response to water quality and other environmental conditions’.Find out more...
Dwellings in Green Wedge Zone
Planning policies indicate a clear desire for rural land to be dedicated to agriculture and living in these areas requires Council approval. We have assisted numerous applicants in obtaining town planning approval for dwellings in conjunction with agriculture on land contained within the Green Wedge Zone and Rural Conservation Zone.Find out more...