Planning + Development

Sembrano Design

In-house town planning services

Getting the approvals you need for planning and development can be a long and complex process. When you’re investing in a building design or development of any budget – for a home renovation, or on a commercial or industrial site – it helps to have someone on your team who has seen it all.Sembrano Design is your one-stop shop for building design, planning applications, compliance certificates, heritage consultations, and much more. Paulo Sembrano’s love of problem-solving makes its mark on all our town planning work – we’ll listen carefully to your challenges and workshop the solution.We specialise in master planning for subdivisions as well as small-scale planning + development.Take the stress out of the development application process by engaging the experienced professionals at Sembrano Design.
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We are your one-stop shop

Finally, you can get all your planning and design done in one place. Streamline your building project by minimising the number of professionals you engage – Sembrano Design can take care of it all.

Engage us a little - or for the lot

You may only need to engage the Sembrano Design team for one or two of these services, or perhaps you need to utilise us for many more. Whatever your individual project requires during the planning and development process, we are here to help.

We know our way around

We work with local councils and planning authorities in Sydney, Wollongong, the Southern Highlands and the Southern Tablelands – and that’s just our home turf. We have extensive local networks and a thorough understanding of local development planning requirements – for residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
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What we do:
planning + development

When an exciting building project is next on your list, the paperwork is the last thing you want to think about! Our in-house town planners work collaboratively with our building designers to ensure all the boxes are ticked. We minimise the back-and-forth between project owner and planning authorities.

The list below includes some of the planning and development, compliance checks, and reports Sembrano Design takes care of, as part of our full-circle building design, town planning and sustainability services.

  • Attend local council meetings to discuss your development application
  • BASIX certificates
  • Change of use applications
  • Complying development certificates
  • Concept storm water plans
  • Construction certificates
  • Construction drawings
  • Contract administration services
  • Demolition plans
  • Detailed elevations with relevant annotations
  • Detailed floor plans with relevant annotations
  • Detailed sections
  • Development and planning feasibility assessments
  • Development application services from end-to-end
  • Erosion and sediment control plans
  • External finishes schedule
  • Heritage significance reports
  • Master planning services
  • Roof plans
  • Shadow diagrams
  • Site analysis reports
  • Site development and subdivision services
  • Statement of environmental effects
  • Sustainability studies
  • Waste management plans
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From our clients

Sembrano Design worked closely with us to bring our vision to life. Professional, thorough and detailed.
I cannot tell you how excited I am to see this dream house being built to life by Sembrano Design. The construction guidelines were prepared very well; our expectations were fully understood from day one.
Initiative, leadership and guidance during my change of use application, town planning and building design – making the process and transition smooth.
Thank you for your input, ideas and innovation towards making each project you are engaged in a success.
Paulo listened to our ideas then offered suggestions that have absolutely ‘made’ our small space. Highly recommended.