Perspective

Get the latest Plans in Motion news, follow new projects and collaborations and read expert industry articles.

Stage 4 VCAT Update

News

PIM have received communication from VCAT regarding Stage 4 Restrictions. If you have an appeal with PIM coming up, please be reassured that unless you hear from us, the hearing will proceed as planned. All Victorian courts and tribunals, including VCAT, are “Permitted Work Premises” for the purposes of the new business and industry Stage […]

Read More
Picture of intellibus electric autonomous vehicle, white and yellow. With open doors.

No Bus? No Bus-tle!

Articles

Busses are arguably the least desired member of the public transport family.  Rail seems to get most of the attention with billions of dollars spent on new “congestion busting” rail projects, however, the bus is often forgotten and misses out on investment. New bus projects are rarely announced and investment in bus systems is consistently […]

Read More

What is the difference between Garden Area, Site Coverage and Permeability?

Articles

When dealing with residential developments, planners must meet three separate layout requirements; the minimum garden area requirement, the maximum site coverage requirement, and the minimum site permeability requirement. Sometimes it is hard to understand the purpose of these three requirements and what exactly differentiates them. This article will shine a light on the three assessments […]

Read More
Empty Melbourne streets seen during the COVID-19 pandemic

Urban Planning Outlook on COVID-19 Lockdowns

Articles

Our lives have all changed because of the coronavirus pandemic. We are staying home to help prevent the spread and avoiding many of the things we used to do on a daily basis.

Read More
Top Call Now Button