URPS is a dynamic
and diverse firm
of urban and
regional planners.


Whether we are facilitating a multi-storey mixed-use building close to the city, investigating policy options for job creation or engaging with people about changes in our climate, our focus remains on shaping great communities.


Latest News

Draft Planning and Design Code Now on Consultation

The Planning and Design Code is replacing all Development Plans by July 2020. This transition is occurring over three phases with the Code already in place for land not within a Council area (Phase 1). Phases 2 and 3 relate to “Rural Areas” and “Urban Areas” respectively. Public consultation on the draft Code for the [...]
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The Changing Middle Ring – Bringing Quality Aged Care to Modbury

With the exception of some scattered examples, Adelaide’s middle ring Council areas are not typically associated with apartment living.  This is changing as the focus in Adelaide shifts from green fields development to the growth of areas with existing services, infrastructure and access. The Tea Tree Gully Council’s new Urban Core Zone anticipates high quality [...]
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Simon Channon – Promoted to Senior Associate

Simon Channon has been promoted to Senior Associate at URPS and will lead the organisation’s Development Facilitation and Assessment team. Simon joined URPS in 2013 as a planner when URPS merged with Nolan Rumsby Planners. He was promoted to the position of Associate in 2015. Simon’s latest elevation is well deserved and recognises his consistent [...]
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New Leadership at URPS

Matthew King is the new Managing Director of URPS. Matthew brings new ideas and enthusiasm to our ambitions for the growth of URPS.  He is a trusted and skilled member of the URPS management team, well respected by clients and URPS team members alike. This also helps ensure the long-term sustainability of URPS in that [...]
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