Scott Barrett, principal town planner at Elevate

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Hi Scott Barrett here, Elevate's principal town planner and Director.  Having worked for 8 years in multiple planning departments at City of Gold Coast Council including Major Assessment, Town Planning Appeals, Strategic Planning and Development Compliance and with 13+ years in the industry, my team and I deliver in-depth knowledge, networks and experience into your property project. Use the Calendar below to book our complimentary consultation. Look forward to chatting with you soon.

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  • Professional team and communication excellent.

    Chris and Carol Sutherland Avatar Chris and Carol Sutherland

    We engaged Scott from Elevate for a minor change application for our construction project, from the start Scott was absolutely amazing, very professional and helped guide & support us through... read more

    Paul Oliver Avatar Paul Oliver

    The Elevate team were very responsive and fast tracked a development application. Highly recommended. Well done team!

    Starbox Architecture Avatar Starbox Architecture
  • Thanks Scott for your assistance in getting our DA. This was not an easy task because of Koala mapping etc. my husband and I appreciate your knowledge, expertise,... read more

    Liza Clarke Avatar Liza Clarke

    Scott was so helpful. The information he provided as part of the complementary consultation was so incredibly valuable and exactly what we needed to help with our decisions, especially being... read more

    Emily Outlaw Avatar Emily Outlaw

    Scott’s is great to work with, he Managed a couple of my subdivision projects and I am more than happy with his professionalism and execution of both projects. He responds... read more

    Agnes Jones Avatar Agnes Jones
  • Scott is a huge help. He is extremely knowledgeable and I would not trust anyone else with our town planning needs here at Unique Homes

    Jesse Taylor Avatar Jesse Taylor

    What a process, Thanks Scott. When you have done what you think is your due diligence, (reports and tests done in advance, ready to design and build your dream... read more

    Cable Guy Avatar Cable Guy

    Scott and the Elevate team achieved what others claimed to be impossible. I cannot recommend them highly enough, they were honest in their expectations and delivered exactly what they said... read more

    Brett Angelo Avatar Brett Angelo
  • Scott Barrett provided excellent on site advice to ensure our DA went through without issue. We had a fuss free experience in getting the outcome we wanted. Excellent, efficient... read more

    Sandra Princz Avatar Sandra Princz

    The team was so knowledgeable and helpful. Scott answered all of my queries promptly.

    Angie Knight Avatar Angie Knight

    Great service!

    Georgia P Avatar Georgia P
  • Elevate Development Solutions is the top choice for planning services on the Gold Coast. Scott and his team bring expertise and a commitment to excellence to each project, ensuring success... read more

    Joe Leith Avatar Joe Leith

    I have been working with EDS for almost 18 months. I have found Scott and his team to be very professional and responsive, always providing fantastic insight to potential... read more

    Carl Ohehir Avatar Carl Ohehir

    Scott was awesome to deal with. He is very quick at getting the job done and always happy to answer any questions we had. I would highly recommend them

    Marty Leonard Avatar Marty Leonard
  • Scott and his team at Elevate Development Solutions are always our first point of call on every new project. Their knowledge, professionalism and service are all second to none.... read more

    Matt Johnson Avatar Matt Johnson

    We have been working with Scott for just over a year now and as a Building Certifier, it is vital that we partner up with a company that has the... read more

    Brian Downting Avatar Brian Downting

    Elevate Development Solutions is the top choice for planning services on the Gold Coast. Scott and his team bring expertise and a commitment to excellence to each project, ensuring success... read more

    Joseph Leith Avatar Joseph Leith
  • Scott at Elevate Development Solutions is an important piece to the puzzle of any development team or project.

    rick markham Avatar rick markham

    We at ITE Consulting have worked on numerous projects together with Elevate Development Solutions and we have found their quality of work, project management skills, knowledge of Town Planning processes... read more

    Herman Joubert Avatar Herman Joubert

    Scott has been a great help - we are almost at the end of our council approval and he has helped with every aspect and made the process much easier... read more

    Cherie Lopez Avatar Cherie Lopez
  • Highly recommend Scott and the team at Elevate Development Solutions. Efficient, Professional and communicative throughout the whole process. We are very appreciative of all your hard work in securing the... read more

    Sue Earwicker Avatar Sue Earwicker

    Scott was amazing to deal with and I highly recommend him and his company! Very prompt and great communication throughout the process, thanks Scott!

    michelle henriksen Avatar michelle henriksen

    We engaged Scott to manage multiple council applications on our behalf. Scott is a total professional and walked us through the complex process by making the information and process easy... read more

    Kathryn Byrne Avatar Kathryn Byrne
  • Scott has been super helpful and professional in helping us navigate through all the complexities around our development. I highly recommend him and his team at Elevate Development Solutions!

    Drew Evans Avatar Drew Evans

    Scott recently did a DA on my house in Mermaid Beach and we couldn't of been happier. We have had several issues with previous planners in the past and I... read more

    James Green Avatar James Green

    The knowledge and level of service that Scott and his team offer is second to none. After past dealing with other town planning firms Elevate has been by far the... read more

    Damien Lee Avatar Damien Lee
  • Scott will get you better outcomes than the big corporate firms with better personalised service and at a realistic price. I thoroughly investigated 9 firms on the gold coast... read more

    jared Young Avatar jared Young

    Efficient and professional, Scott helped us out last minute resulting in a great outcome for our project. Good quick communication which is hard to get these days!

    Nathan Coad Avatar Nathan Coad

    Attempting my first development, I have been a nervous wreck but Scott has patiently answered my every question. I am actually looking forward to the process, which is not something... read more

    Zhanna Sichivitsa Avatar Zhanna Sichivitsa