Adam Smith: Director

adams@planitconsulting.com.au

 

Adam is a Director of Planit Consulting and is responsible for the coordination of Planit’s expansion within the development consulting field. As an experienced town planner and development consultant, Adam has had responsibility for the preparation, management and assessment of many of the more complex applications within New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Adam has been actively involved in the delivery of projects worth well over $2 billion and is often called upon to act as an expert witness in Planning and Environment court cases in both Queensland and New South Wales.

Government authorities consistently engage Adam to assist their commercial arms with the development of lands. These departments include the Department of Lands, Land and Property Management Authority, Roads and Traffic Authority, Soil Conservation Service, Department of State and Regional Development, Department of Housing and the Department of Main Roads. Adam has also been engaged by Tweed, Ballina, Lismore, Byron and Gold Coast Councils to provide advice on complex development and policy matters.

Prior to becoming a consultant, Adam was employed as the Coordinator of Development at Tweed Shire Council and as a Senior Development Planner at Byron Shire Council, and has also worked for the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Gold Coast City Council for extended periods.

Adam offers clients expertise in all facets of development consulting, including Designated Developments, Statements of Environmental Effects and Rezoning Submissions for activities as diverse as quarries and poultry farms. He is committed to providing comprehensive and professional assessment and advocacy that is supported by a thorough understanding of the principles of statutory compliance and ecologically sustainable development.

Adam is committed to providing comprehensive, professional assessment and advocacy, supported by a thorough understanding of the principles of statutory compliance and ecologically sustainable development.