5 Day Approvals - If you like the idea of having your development application approved in 5 days, please read on…

RiskSMART is the term given to a program introduced by local government to privatise the planning process for compliant applications.  If you are interested in knowing that your application has a near 100% chance of approval, we can help.

To qualify for a RiskSMART application, your development needs to fit into one of the categories below and comply with Council’s relevant planning codes.


If you would like to know if your application can be approved in as little as 5 days, please click here to complete our on-line enquiry form and we will get in contact with you within the next working day.

Contact us today!

Your Guarantees

Your application will be lodged within 3 working days after all relevant material has been provided to our offices;

If we are unavailable, we will return all phone calls and emails within 24 hours;
You will be kept informed of the progress of your application within our offices and during the assessment of the application with Council;

You will receive a soft copy of your approval within 24 hours of its decision (assuming your fee payments have be made);

Your application will be assessed by Council in accordance with minimum IDAS timeframes;

What makes us different?

We provide a one stop shop.  We employ the professionals to complete the job for you including surveyors, engineers, building certifiers, environmental consultants, environmental lawyers etc;

We educate you to ensure that you better understand the process and controls.  This means that you are better able to find future sites that work and will be profitable;

We provide a money back guarantee;

Where possible, we employ local consultants with local knowledge which means your application has the best possible chance of success;

We use ex Council employees who have hands on experience within Council;

Under certain circumstances, we go into partnership with you;

We manage the entire process from start to finish; and

We provide regular seminars to keep our client’s informed of the current issues that may affect their developments;

Here's the 13 Reasons Why You Should Choose ASI Planning

  1. ASI Planning Approvals come to you FAST – in as little as 5 days for certain applications.  We are RiskSMART Accredited Planners which means your application will be assessed as quickly as possible.  You  will have lower holding costs and reduced risk;

  2. ASI Planning is the most cost effective planning firm in South East Queensland – We are not the cheapest but we are the most effective and will ensure you enjoy the highest value for money – we guarantee it;

  3. We help you understand the complicated planning process and explain the process in plain English and an easy to understand language so you understand what is happening with your application;
  4. (read more)

  5. You will enjoy personalised attention and you will get the right advice early.  Your project will be handled by one file manager which means you don't need to worry about having to re-explain yourself or your project; 

  6. You will recieve regular phone calls to ensure you are kept informed of the progress of your application.  We return all calls and emails within 1 business day.  We generally are able to answer calls but if we can't, we get back to you ASAP; 

  7. Communication is crucial – We are highly trained and skilled communicators which will ensure you are kept fully informed of the progress of your application;

  8. We work as a team and are grateful to be include us as part of your team.  We then help you build an outstanding team of consutultants around your project to ensure its success;

  9. Your planning work is guaranteed,  if you are not completely satisfied, you get your money back (refer to ASI Planning's guarantees);

  10. We have exceptional negotiation skills and are trained by world renowned negotiators which means your application will have the very best chance of receiving approval;

  11. Your project will be strictly kept within the IDAS required timeframes which means your application will not be delayed and be dragged out by Council unnecessarily;

  12. Your application will be prepared using consultation by planners with local experience.  We employ local planners for each individual job to ensure that you have local knowledge on your side and to ensure you don't miss out on any development opportunities;

  13. You will be provided with electronic copies of all documents so that you can keep your records up to date; and

  14. We can offer fixed fees on smaller applications which means you will be able to know exactly what your expenses are going to be.
Contact us today!