Rick Castle – Director
Rick Castle has over 20 years urban planning experience and is an expert in statutory planning. Rick started his career as a Town Planner with Gold Coast City Council assessing development applications across a wide range of land uses, including modern high- rise development applications, industry, retail and commercial centres, low and medium density residential developments and all telecommunications facilities with the City.
Working for over 10 years, including senior roles, Rick was exposed to the important relationship between the various statutory approval processes within government and their impacts on project timing and viability. This understanding allows clients the benefits of streamlined development approvals during the statutory assessment process.
Rick is a founder and Director of Storey & Castle Planning and has over 10 years’ experience in private consulting practice and small business management. Rick has extensive experience and skills in statutory planning, in particular Development Application management. Rick specialises in land use planning across Southeast QLD and northern NSW, having successfully managed hundreds of development projects across the region.