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Planning and Permits

At Shape Shopfitters we excel at making all processes and requirements completely streamlined and as simple as possible. We take on total management of the project and fitout coordination, responsibility and pressure, to ensure our clients are free to focus on the operational requirements of their business.

Shape Shopfitters have extensive expert knowledge from over 25 years experience in the shopfitting sector, which ensures we are overtly well versed in all retail tenancy fitout requisites, council health and building requirements.

Gami Melbourne Shopfitting with Witches Hats for Planning and Permits

Our trusted and specialised Project Management team will oversee the whole project process including preparation of specific documentation, initial contact and direct liaison with officiating parties (shopping centres, local authorities) resulting in the lodgement and execution of all required approvals and permissions. 

We strive to bring our clients dream to life swiftly and efficiently, therefore guaranteeing there is no unnecessary wasted time, energy or cost.

Planning and Permits in Melbourne and Australia Wide

Such requirements from council or local authorities and/or shopping centres can include:

  • Australian building code regulations – this can differ from state to state;
  • Licence accreditations across all states and territories (a comprehensive application process applied for annually per state, which includes proof of building knowledge, competency, qualifications and building history);
  • Structural assessments, documentation requirements and approvals; and
  • Appropriate health requisites including suitable and specific materials, appropriate fixtures & fittings, equipment and necessary layout configuration and functionality.                                                                                          

Offering excellence in shopfitting services and client relations, we are a customer service driven company that aims to exceed our clients’ expectations on every project. We understand the requirements for completing projects efficiently, safely and to the highest standard. Our success rate is exceptional and we back this with our brand promise, “On time. Every-time. Guaranteed”.

Take a look through our ‘Gallery’ to see a plethora of examples Shape Shopfitters has successfully delivered – elevating your space to the next level.  

Our talented team are ready to take your project dreams and turn them into a reality.

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25+ Years Experience

Established in 1998, Shape Shopfitters are highly experienced in the shopfitting sector.  Demonstrating a plethora of completed work over the years, Shape Shopfitters is your one stop shop for all things shopfitting and fitout.

One Stop Solution for all Fitouts and Shopfitting

High Quality Custom and Unique Joinery

100% Australian Owned Business

Mulgrave Country Club Melbourne Shopfitters Joinery Work

Wayne, Mark, Chris and all were amazing. They fitted out our clinic, 500sq m, very prompt, great work, very open and receptive to work in with our designer and franchisor. Could not more highly recommend. Thanks all!

Testimonial #1 David Spithill