Hugh Rigney

In 2016 Hugh completed a Bachelor of Planning at Macquarie University.  Hugh joined DFP as a full-time Project Planner in December 2016 and is a Member of the Planning Institute of Australia.

Hugh works closely with the senior staff at DFP and has a good understanding of planning controls, urban design principles and has excellent skills in critical analytics.

Hugh has worked on a range of planning projects including the preparation of Statements of Environmental Effects for various Development Applications, Section 96 Modification Applications, and Planning Reports.

Hugh has a sound understanding of the development application process, strategic planning, urban design principles and land use planning and skills in demographic analysis and research methodologies.

Hugh’s project experience includes:

  • Planning research and reviews of planning controls
  • Preparation of a Statement of Environmental Effects for new school buildings;
  • Preparation of a Section 96 Application for an approved school masterplan;
  • Preparation of correspondence on behalf of clients
  • Preparation of a Statement of Environmental Effects for a child care centre;
  • Preparation of a Statement of Environmental Effects for a residential apartment development;
  • Preparation of exempt and complying development advice;
  • Project administration and client liaison