As Featured in
The Blue Mountains’ Most Trusted Council Approval Consulting Firm
- We employ ex-Blue Mountains Council town planners
Having worked for council our team speaks the same
language as council staff.
- Five decades of experience
Since the 1970’s our team has been helping people
achieve council approval.
Founded on the shoulders of a father and son team, with old
fashioned values of integrity, respect & perseverance.
- Local knowledge
Our consultancy was based in Leura and was established in 1996, Max Fragar was director of planning at Blue Mountains City Council for 20+ years.
- 2,000+ Projects – We get results
We get results with council. After 2,000+ projects, that’s why they call us the “Council Approval Experts”.
- No job too small
We specialise on helping the average person on
achieving their dreams for their property or business.
- We make the path smooth
Leave the challenge of dealing with local government to the experts
- We push the boundaries
By challenging the expectations of our industry we
believe we can redefine the value that we offer.
Meet Our Team
We exist for one reason: to unleash your dreams by achieving council approval.
Our team of consultants specialise in helping property and business owners like yourself navigate the approval process from any council in NSW. Contact us to find out how we can help you achieve development consent.
You will find strength in the depth of our team and confidence in the breadth of our experience.
Colin Fragar is a best selling author, graduate lawyer and experienced property developer.
With over a decade of experience in the property world, which includes working for the Australian Property Institute, Tracy has a wealth of knowledge and a love of all things property.
Senior Town Planner & Team Leader
In the 23 years of having both urban and regional council experience, Randall has obtained a valuable wealth of wisdom and knowledge that will significantly enhance and support any project to help guide it to its ultimate potential.
Town Planner & Team Leader
Johny is overly generous about sharing his over 30 years experience of planning wisdom. His in the field experience, coupled with his motivation to debunk any town planning challenge and create a better world for clients, is to be awarded.
Tania Van Dyk
Senior Town Planner
Tania has worked in local government as a town planner for over 20 years in three countries. Her breadth of experience in assessment of development applications makes her a key asset to our consultancy and your team.
Senior Town Planner
Jane is a fully qualified town planner with over 18 years planning experience having worked at the local and state government levels in statutory, strategic, planning policy and research, planning law and heritage planning, in three states including New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.
Senior Town Planner & DA Outcomes Manager
Naomi has a vivid and logical understanding of the town planning rules associated with NSW planning law. She is a wealth of knowledge and adds phenomenal value to all projects she works on.
Town Planner, Client Concierge
Anthony is a team player, someone we’re glad to have on our team, and certainly someone you’d want on yours. His years of planning experience will attest to his willingness and ability to go the extra mile for his clients to get some pretty high flying results.
Property Development Consultant
Betsy’s expert property experience and skills in this field are legendary. Betsy is zealous about helping people through the labyrinth of planning processes to achieve their property and business aspirations.
Like a bull at a gate, Christopher charges full strength towards assisting clients to satisfy their property and business dreams. He only gets results for his clients that are extraordinary.
Rachael’s enterprise is fuelled by her motivation to debunk any town planning challenge. Creating a better world for her clients is her inspiration.
We Get The Council Approval You Need
Every 4½ days we help someone achieve council approval… somewhere in NSW.
- Confused at what planning laws apply to your property?
- Don’t have the time to manage the development approval process yourself?
- Need help in preparing plans and putting together an application?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are not alone. Anything to do with local government approval might seem daunting and costly until you have our team by your side. That’s why our team of Council Approval Experts (made up of ex-council staff) are here to help.
So how does the process work?
Our proven 7-step process to achieving council approval is designed to enhance your chances of success. Each step is designed to leverage our 50 years experience in dealing with council so that you can achieve council approval as quickly as possible.
What Others Say
Educator & Investor
‘Being from a non-English speaking background it was particularly important for me to find someone who took the time for me to understand the vision I had for the project.
Through every part of the process Fragar Planning is honest, keen and give good technical knowledge.’