Bushfire Prone Planning – September News (2017)

11 September 2017 in General

Bushfire Prone Planning is the only consultancy in WA with two Level 3 BPAD Accredited Practitioners.
Having difficulties getting your Proposals Approved?

Speak to one of our Experienced Level 3 Bushfire Planning & Design Practioners today.

Our Level 3 Accredited Practitioners can also provide Alternative Solutions, Performance Based Solutions and can undertake AS3959 BAL Method 2 Assessments, all of which can only be done by a Level 3 Practitioner.

Bushfire Prone Planning Welcomes Experienced Environmental Counsultant to the team
Ann Smithson is an ecologist and botanist with 20 years experience. She has a degree in Biological Sciences specialising in ecology, and a doctorate in plant and animal ecology. With a Level 1 BPAD Accreditation, Ann is well-placed to assist with the integration of bushfire risk management with environmental impact assessments.

Bushfire Prone Planning have Level 1, 2 and 3 Accredited Practitioners (State – Wide Service)
Release of the Guidlines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas Version 1.2

Version 1.2 was released in August 2017. The changes within this version are effective immediately and all planning proposals and applications where SPP 3.7 applies should be assessed against the updated criteria within reason.

Clearer definitions provided on what constitutes a vulnerable land use and the information required to be provided in an emergency evacuation plan.
Appendix Two – Bushfire Hazard Level assessment amended to include an updated assessment methodology.
Appendix three – BAL Contour Map amended to include an updated assessment methodology.

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