About Us

Meet The Team at Allan Van Planning


As Allan Van Planning is a boutique planning and development firm, Allan is able to give you and your project his personal service and attention.

He likes to meet clients and get to know what they really require in any planning application or advice. His 40 odd years of experience in dealing with Councils really assists clients in obtaining timely approvals with relevant and cost efficient conditions.



Dan brings experience in high-rise and mixed-use developments to add to the vast planning and surveying experience at Allan Van Planning. We pride ourselves on strong working relationships with clients and prompt advice for all projects. Dan manages applications from the initial enquiry through to Council Approval as well as providing ongoing advice to many clients and identify areas for development opportunity.

A recent stint in the City Planning and Sustainability Branch at Brisbane City Council during the transition period for the Brisbane City Plan 2014 brings added knowledge of the Brisbane City Plan 2014 and developed a strong working relationship with key staff.

Dan has experience in a variety of developments including:

• Reconfiguring a Lot applications for minor infill subdivisions to complex Volumetric Subdivisions; and

• Material Change of Use applications for minor building extension through to mixed-use commercial/ residential developments.


Council Regions

Allan Van Planning provides town planning advice and consulting in the following council regions:

  1. Brisbane City Council
  2. Gold Coast City Council
  3. Ipswich Council
  4. Logan Region
  5. Moreton Bay Regional Council
  6. Redland City Council
  7. Scenic Rim Regional Council
  8. Somerset Regional Council
  9. Western Downs Regional Council