Professional Services



Project Planning & Development Pty Ltd (PPD) is a planning consultancy established by Trevor Ludeman. With 35 years of experience, Trevor is an expert in all areas of strategic and statutory planning, community consultation, mediation and representation at Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), Building Appeals Board and panel hearings. PPD’s people have a comprehensive background in all aspects of planning, so clients can rest assured that their project needs will be met.

Each year, PPD is involved in a wide range of projects throughout Victoria. The firm is involved in development projects in more than 40 municipal areas throughout the state, extending from Mildura to Gippsland and from Hume to the Mornington Peninsula.

Professional Services Overview

Planning Permit Applications – Over the past 20 years, we have been involved with a wide variety of development projects. Our experience provides
clients with expertise on a wide range of planning issues.

Project Management – We bring an in-depth understanding of the many issues involved in planning applications. A PPD project manager simplifies your project and coordinates any additional consultants needed.

Representation, Mediation and Dispute Resolution – PPD represents clients at VCAT and other board and panel hearings.

Training – PPD offers personalised training for clients to update staff on planning schemes and provisions.

Planning Permit Applications PPD offers advice on legislation, processes and procedures. We create a development assessment of major applications detailing statutory and strategic planning, environmental,

Our wide ranging experience in statutory planning has enabled PPD to complete audits for both State and Local Government. A recent project included: Victorian Auditor

Strathbogie Shire review of MSS, Rural Living Study and Strathbogie Ranges Review Hume City Rural Residential Study Preparation of planning scheme provisions for input to

Preparing a planning application often requires the specialist expertise of several consultants. PPD understands the issues, provisions, strategies and policies involved and can act as

PPD provides expert representation should your planning application come before VCAT, an independent panel or a mediation meeting for review. PPD has significant experience in

PPD offers training courses for clients, customised to your needs. Our experience in training dates back to 1999, when PPD director, Trevor Ludeman, developed a

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