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Provision of Specialist Town Planning Services


Adamson Town Planning is a boutique firm based on the Sunshine Coast which provides specialist town planning services across the State, to many local authorities, the development industry and community groups.


The Director of the company Shane Adamson has considerable experience as a development assessment planner and provides expert opinion in the Planning and Environment Court, Land Court, Supreme Court and the Queensland Development Tribunal. Shane regularly acts for local government, the development industry and community groups and submitters to development applications in appeal and application proceedings.


Shane has over 20 years’ experience working for a number of local authorities, primarily in the development assessment area from both an engineering and town planning perspective, and over 12 years’ experience working as a specialised town planning consultant. This work also extends to undertaking policy review, compliance auditing and assessments for local government.


Adamson Town Planning has been established for over 6 years and undertakes work primarily in the area of development assessment. The work also includes policy writing and review as well as compliance assessment and auditing of existing developments and localities.


The services provided by Adamson Town planning generally include:

  • provision of expert opinion
  • preparation, lodgement and project management of development applications
  • provision of advice about development proposals
  • highest and best use of land assessments
  • due diligence
  • assisting local government with the assessment of complex and controversial development applications
  • assisting local government with development compliance auditing and policy review
  • provision of advice with respect to dispute resolution for development related matters

Shane holds qualifications in civil engineering and town planning, is a corporate member of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) and a member of the Queensland Environmental Law Association (QELA). Shane has also been a General Referee for the Queensland Development Tribunal for many years, since 2012.

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