Metris Urban Planning 


Metris Urban Planning (METRIS) is a Sydney based town planning consultancy specialising in securing planning approvals for all types of development across NSW. 

We offer a "best outcomes and best service" approach to our clients regardless of the project size or budget. 

At Metris we are proud of the relationships we have built along our journey and the return business we receive is testament to this. 

We establish and maintain solid relationships with our clients by producing quality work for a wide range of services coupled with the availability to provide on-going advice.

About Us

We have been in business for over 11 years and offer the highest quality services to our clients from industry, government and not for profit sectors. 

We have more than 50 years combined experience in strategic and statutory planning which has shaped the urban fabric across NSW.

As industry leaders, we are Registered Planners with the Planning Institute of Australia and our Director has been accredited  as a Registered Planner Plus (EIA) to make quality assurance declarations for environmental impact statements (EIS) for State significant projects.  
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Our Services

Whether you need a Development Application (DA), rezoning (Planning Proposal) or a strategic plan, at Metris we offer a wide range of town planning services to deliver your planning needs.

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Strategic Planning

With extensive experience in strategic planning, we are able to deliver a product to suit our clients needs.  

We work with communities, business and government to achieve social, economic and environmental outcomes in the preparation and implementation of strategic plans. 

Statutory Planning

Our extensive knowledge of planning and environmental legislation allows us to deliver our clients vision for development projects through innovative solutions and cost-effective outcomes. 

Social Impact

We are experienced in preparing the following studies: 

- Social Impact

- Plan of Management

- Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Report

Project Management

With extensive experience in all aspects of the planning process, we guide our clients through all stages of the development process regardless of project size.  

Expert Evidence

We provide expert evidence in the NSW Land & Environment Court, Independent Planning Commission, Local Planning Panel and Council meetings.


We are skilled at negotiating the best outcomes for projects with approval authorities on behalf of our clients.

Completed Projects
Current Projects
Locations across NSW
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It was a pleasure working with Metris on the Harvey Norman Gordon project. They were very thorough and we look forward to working with them in the future.

Paul Johnson Business owner

Shivesh and the team at Metris are the utmost professionals. I have dealt with Metris for the last few years now and have no bad words to say. I find they are diligent in their research and execution. I would recommend Metris for all planning services. 

Alex Estephen Civil Engineer

Thanks to the team at Metris Urban Planning for their assistance in my development project for a dual occupancy in Parramatta. Really appreciate your help.

Manny Bonacini  Property owner

Professional and timely services. Metris has produced quality work with minimal briefing and supervision.

Trent Wiggins Development Manager

I really appreciate the excellent service offered by the Metris team in preparing my Development Application for a Medical Centre. I look forward to working with this professional team again and highly recommend their services.

Dr Boateng Medical Practitioner

I really appreciate the personal service and professional advice from Metris to guide the planning for my cafe in Roseville. 

Jason To Business owner

A high-quality work produced by the Metris team and excellent service ensured my DA for a cafe was lodged and approved without any problems. I highly recommend this consultancy.

Anup Patel Managing Director, Pecorino Cafe

Metris have been exceptionally helpful and very professional in helping us oppose a very controversial proposal to subdivide an adjacent block of land. I highly recommend their services. 

Robert Humphris OAM Property owner

Thanks for your town planning services and assisting with Council discussions with regards to my project in Lindfield. 

Daniel Sloman Property owner

Thank you for completing the SEE under such a short time-frame. Your comments and advice during the DA process was highly appreciated. 

Jose Rivas Property Developer

I was very pleased with the advice that I received from Metris for our DA in Turramurra. I found it to be insightful, thoughtful and succinct. I would highly recommend Metris for town planning work and hope to make use of their services in the future again.

Vaughan Morgan Property owner