We help you avoid council rejection, save money and speed up your approvals process.

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Our Areas Of Expertise


Our residential and commercial development niche give you the advantage, with in-depth knowledge of:

  • Houses and duplexes
  • Secondary dwellings / Granny Flats
  • Subdivisions
  • Multi-dwelling residential development
  • Mixed-use development
  • Affordable housing
  • Boarding houses
  • Childcare centres
  • Seniors living
  • Healthcare and medical centres
  • Hospitality and events spaces

We Can Assist You At All Stages Of Development


We are your residential and commercial development specialists, and help you with:



  • Pre-purchase development / build-ability advice
  • Assessing your Risk Exposure and likelihood of objections for your house plans
  • Defining your best Approvals Pathway
  • Avoiding Council, by assessing the eligibility of your project under Complying Development
  • Using our wide and refined network to coordinate and overseeing specialist consultants
  • Preparing Town Planning documentation



  • Pre-Lodgement (Pre-DA) Meetings
  • Lodging and preparing your Development Applications
  • Liaising and negotiating with Council on your behalf
  • Objecting to your neighbours building works
  • Representation to Council’s Planning Panel
  • Complying Development Peer Review Reports



  • Reviewing and contending Council’s decision of a Development Application
  • Acquiring approval for Unauthorised Works, Council Orders and Building Certificates
  • Modifying your approved Development Application, Construction Certificate or Complying Development Certificate
  • Overseeing the Construction Certificate process
  • Land & Environment Court Work

Highest Rated Town Planners In Sydney


Knock Down Rebuid in Heritage Conservation Area


Major Alterations and Additions – HCA

South Coogee

Knock Down Rebuild

Why choose Norrsken Ko.?

We know the lay of the land.

With 30 years of combined industry experience and a career of more than 1,000 successful projects, we fully understand the inner workings of council regulations and policies.

We save you time and money.

Don’t risk your time and money. We understand that building works to your home is a big investment, so why run the risk of an outcome that you’re not happy with, or worse, a council rejection?


Our skills and experience allow us to quickly identify your risks and what they mean to you, and the likelihood of getting exactly what you want.

We deal with your neighbours.

Do your neighbours have an application in council that you’re concerned about? Maybe it looks too big or too close, or maybe they look into your backyard? We know the neighbours limit, and exactly where to push an objection. speak with us about your options to keep your privacy and have a say about what happens in your street.

We simplify the entire application process.

With our unrivalled experience, we’ll ensure your development runs smoothly and simply, from start to finish. From your initial concept plans to handing over to your builder, we support you by:


  • Determining the best approval pathway for you.
  • Identifying the likely outcome of your project and where the potential risks lie.
  • Preparing and submitting your application, and looking after it through council.
  • Streamlining the process to building so you reduce costly delays.
  • Being a single point of contact so that you don’t have to keep track of everything and everyone, knowing you have an experienced eye ensuring things are kept to a high standard and you’re getting what you pay for.
  • Handling conflict and assisting in any matters that may end in legal disputes.


Our promise? To improve the certainty of your approval, and speed up your development saving you time and money.