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Darling Downs Rural Residential Subdivision Approval

Harley Dykstra has recently secured subdivision approval for 24 new rural residential lots in Darling Downs, on the southern side of the Wungong Brook. The conditional approval of subdivision was negotiated with the Department of Planning’s officers and involved the consideration and resolution of a substantial number of planning, environmental and bushfire management issues. An […]

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Moss Ridge Estate, Rufus Street, Milpara

The original project commenced in 2008 when Harley Dykstra was approached for fee estimates for the surveying of a proposed 41 lot subdivision of Lot 5 Rufus Street, Milpara. The parcel of land had already been approved for subdivision by the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) in 2006. Full feature and surround survey was carried […]

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Tanjannerup Dam Spillway Upgrade Project

Harley Dykstra was recently engaged by RCR Water to provide surveying services for the Tanjannerup Dam Spillway Upgrade Project. Tanjannerup Dam is located approximately 5km north-east from the town site of Nannup. The Dam is constructed on Tanjannerup Creek, a tributary of the Blackwood River, and is used by the Water Corporation to supply public […]

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Construction of Naturaliste Heights Estate Commencing Soon

Harley Dykstra have been appointed as Project Managers and surveyors for the implementation of the next stage of Naturaliste Heights Estate in Dunsborough. The next stage will involve thirteen residential housing lots in the more elevated western section of the Estate, and will see Scooner Crescent extending and linking in with Martingale Drive to complete […]

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Subdividing in Roleystone Bushfire Prone Areas

Harley Dykstra has been involved in 4 separate subdivision applications within the residential zoned parts of Roleystone hills, which have all been affected by the introduction of State Planning policy 3.7 (Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas) that was adopted at the end of 2015. Recently adopted planning policy requires that any subdivision within bushfire prone […]

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A New School Approved in Capel

The John Calvin School in Bunbury required a new and improved location for the Kindergarten to Grade 10 School to service the Bunbury and Busselton Regions. Harley Dykstra was entrusted to the tasks of: Strategic Planning Review to identify preferred localities and catchments for the new school; Due Diligence investigation on various potential sites; Preparation […]

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Preston River Blocks, South Western Highway, Bunbury

The Preston River Blocks project is located on South Western Highway, Bunbury. Harley Dykstra facilitated all planning approvals, subdivision approvals and also project implementation for this unique land site.We worked alongside our clients throughout the whole process that involved quite a few showstoppers, however, we have managed to overcome these challenges in a professional manner. […]

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Improved Management for Gravel Extraction in Karragullen Hills

When experienced gravel pit operators, Vinci Gravel, took over the control and management of an existing gravel pit in Karragullen Hills, they were unaware of the mounting community and Council concerns over the operations. There was a very real prospect of the gravel pit being shut down amid concerns about: creating a scar on the […]

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Carradine Creek Hills Lifestyle Estate – Bedfordale

For over 20 years Harley Dykstra has been involved in the planning approvals and implementation of numerous hills lifestyle subdivisions, in areas extending from Gosnells Hills through to Bedfordale, Byford and right down to North Dandalup. In 2015 Harley Dykstra was appointed by the owner of the Carradine Creek Estate to undertake the survey and project […]

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The Gap Redevelopment

Designed by: Department of Parks & Wildlife (DPAW), GHD Client: DPAW, BGC, Boyd Metal Industries Location: Tondirrup National Park, Albany Timeframe: Completed March 2016 Background    The Harley Dykstra team in Albany have been involved in this project since the original feature survey in early 2005 which was used along with some highly detailed follow up […]

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