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Lance Doyle

Practice Strengths

  • Residential and Commercial Development
  • Industrial Development
  • Coastal Management


  • B. App Sc. (UWS)
  • M.Plan (UTS)
  • MPIA


  • Career commenced in 1974 at Penrith City Council as a Health and Building Surveyor. This role involved assessment and construction monitoring for a range of projects, primarily larger industrial sites, commercial and residential flat buildings.
  • Graduated in 1990 from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) degree providing a basis for ongoing environmental monitoring and assessment of environmentally sensitive projects.
  • Gained a Masters Degree in Planning in 1994 from the University of Technology (UTS) to acquire the requisite qualifications necessary for the role of Town Planner.
  • Has performed a wide range of tasks including development assessments for residential, commercial, industrial and waste and extractive industries and rezonings. At Penrith, Hornsby and more recently Pittwater Councils, Lance was responsible for the supervision of a large number of planning staff in his role as Senior Town Planner.
  • While at Hornsby Council, he defended many appeals before the Land and Environment Court and was responsible for the assessment of major development proposals in the town centre including the Westfield Shopping Centre and the high density residential development surrounding Hornsby and Waitara Railway Stations.
  • Joined Pittwater Council as Principal Development Officer, one of three members of Council’s Development Unit in 2000. He gained a wide range of expertise in coastal management practices through large scale commercial, residential and industrial projects and environmentally sensitive developments such as large scale waste disposal and extractive industry developments in Sydney and a very sensitive marina development on the Hawkesbury River.
  • Currently lectures part-time in development control at the University of Western Sydney enabling him to keep abreast of current trends in planning legislation and construction management and ensures that he is familiar with current best practice.


Contact Lance Doyle


Telephone: +61 02 9212 1099

Facsimile: +61 02 9281 1005

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