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About Us


Capital Region Planning is the NSW arm of Canberra Town Planning, we are based in the Australian Capital Territory and provide a variety of planning services to the surrounding NSW regions. Since 2016 Capital Region Planning has been involved in a multitude of project and developments for a variety of government and private clients. These include preparation, submission and management of Development Applications for mixed use developments, residential developments, commercial, retail, seniors living, community uses and subdivisions (residential, industrial and business parks). We also offer provide expert planning evidence services to the NSW Land and Environment Court. Capital Region Planning also provide strategic planning services including rezoning of land (planning proposals) and strategic plan making services such as review of LEPs and DCP for local governments. Capital Region Planning also undertakes independent assessments of Council developments and controversial Development Applications on behalf of Consent Authorities. This work includes Development Assessment reports provided for Councillor determination or determination by NSW Regional Planning Panels.
Careers at Canberra Town Planning

With our vision to be the most innovative and trusted town planners in the Capital Region, our NSW team is dynamic, experienced and focused on providing a ‘value added’ service to our clients.

Our team understands the intricacies of both government and the development sector, the multiple stakeholders and their often-conflicting views. This gives us deep insight into project pinch points and opportunities, knowledge to deliver quality planning advice and the confidence to develop innovative and achievable planning outcomes.

Our team listens to clients, understands their needs and aspirations, and provides imaginative, commercially viable advice and support form project conception to completion. It’s a strategy with a proven record of success – as much of our work comes from repeat business.

Our Team

Pieter Canberra Town Planning Director, Senior Town Planner RPIA
Pieter van der Walt
Director, Senior Town Planner RPIA
A native of South Africa, Pieter is a qualified town and regional planner with more than 20 years’ experience in urban and regional planning, CAD design and geographic information systems, and has worked in a wide variety of arenas internationally and in Australia. Pieter has worked across a wide range of commercial, industrial, mixed use, aged care, and residential developments as well as on major transport and water infrastructure projects. Pieter’s experience includes strategic planning assessments, statutory planning and development approvals, community consultation, crown lease consideration and land demand analysis, development potential appraisal, and transportation and strategic urban planning.
Andrew Connor
Andrew Connor
Manager, Senior Town Planner
Andrew is a manager/senior planner of Canberra Town Planning. Andrew has over 13 years’ experience and knowledge of planning and development issues with expertise in both Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales legislative frameworks. Andrew has extensive experience managing and facilitating complex planning projects, studies and applications, held planning advisory and coordination roles on Design Review Panels and has provided expert evidence in the NSW Land and Environment Court.

Why choose us?


Years in the industry


Clients across Australia


Accreditations and affiliations


Trusted partners




Global and local recognitions

Our Team Are


We are a diverse team of skilled built environment


We are committed to delivering high quality outcomes and managing our projects effectively


We have more than 80 years of collective local experience in urban planning and work across a broad range of projects


We work closely with clients, consultants, government and the community to achieve desired outcomes


We take an innovative approach to all of our projects and tailor solutions to the needs of our clients

We have serviced over
clients across Canberra and surrounds

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Please note we are unable to provide our services for single dwelling housing proposals

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