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Planning and Environment

As Logan’s leading commercial law firm, Stokes Lawyers understands the challenges and opportunities of the development industry in Logan. Our region is uniquely placed as a gateway to the Brisbane CBD and the Gold Coast and Stokes Lawyers is committed to helping Logan realise this potential.

Stokes Lawyers is proud to offer high quality planning law advice to those in the Logan region without them having to travel to get it. We are familiar with all aspects of planning law and are excited to be able to offer services that will contribute to the growth of our great region.

As active members of our community, we take time to understand the current and future needs of our region’s development industry, to create bespoke legal strategies that achieve high quality outcomes.

We can provide project feasibility advice, assist with the development application process, and advise on all manner of planning law matters under the Planning Act 2016 and associated legislation.

We have significant experience representing applicants and other stakeholders in the Planning and Environment Court and resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution. We are also experienced in advising developers and local governments on enforcements matters and prosecutions.

Advice under the Planning Act and associated legislation

Planning approvals

Litigation in the Planning and Environment Court

Strategic advice on development approval process

Advice on planning instruments

Vegetation clearing

Enforcement Notices

Local Government advice

Key Contacts

Sarah Day

Special Counsel

Further Resources


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Everyone's situation is unique. Get in touch to find out what we can do for you.