Your Local Connection

For over 40 years, our team of Land Surveyors and Town Planners have been Brisbane’s go-to experts for projects across South-East Queensland.

We have an expert team

of Land Surveyors, Town Planners, and Development Consultants with diverse skills and experience in a wide range of projects

Gateway Survey & Planning was established in 1982 as Milton Lovell & Associates. Over the decades since, we have developed a reputation for expertise in all aspects of land surveying and town planning, from small-scale infill subdivisions and house approvals to major mixed use, commercial, and residential developments.


Thousands of projects completed

In land surveying, town planning, and more.

You have probably walked or driven past many of the developments we have had a hand in, or may even live, work or play in the spaces and environments we have helped deliver over the years.

Gateway Survey & Planning can take your idea and guide you through the process of realising your project and goals.

Our Services

We cover a broad range of planning and surveying services through all stages from conception to final survey plans for issue of titles or leases.

Our town planning team has extensive experience in subdivisions and a range of other development applications including unit development, character houses, demolition and more.

South-East Queensland and beyond

We have significant experience in the Council areas of South-East Queensland, and can assist with planning and development projects across the state.







and anywhere else in Queensland!

Our Team

Expert Land Surveyors, Town Planners, and Development Consultants

The Gateway team has combined experience of over 100 years in town planning, surveying and property development.

We come from a range of backgrounds which contributes to the breadth of experience and range of services we are able to offer.

Greg Hoonhout

BSurv; CS; MIS Aust Consulting Surveyor

Greg is the Managing Director of Gateway Survey & Planning Pty Ltd. He has over 40 years' experience in the surveying profession and has been responsible for the project management of many subdivision projects of various sizes from infill developments to greenfield sites. He has also gained extensive experience in engineering and mapping projects throughout the state.

Ellen McDonogh

BTRP (Town & Regional Planning)

Ellen has gained vast experience in Johannesburg, in project management, town planning procedures and layout design, and has had extensive exposure to other fields of expertise such as environmental, geotechnical, civil and traffic engineering.

Ellen is skilled in layout design having had much experience in large residential/commercial subdivisions and structure plans varying in size from hundreds to thousands of lots.

Brett Cronin

BDes (Architecture)

Brett joined the town planning team at Gateway in 2019. Previously, Brett worked in the development assessment team at Brisbane City Council, where he developed knowledge of the local planning scheme and Queensland planning legislation along with obtaining valuable insight into Council's internal processes.

Brett is also skilled in drafting, structure planning, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which are critical for larger scale subdivisions and site planning for commercial and residential development.

Brian McKeown

BA; MRUP (Regional & Urban Planning)

Brian joined the town planning team at Gateway in 2024. Brian moved to Brisbane from Ireland, where he worked as a town planner for 5 years. He attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography in 2017 and continued his studies to graduate from University College Dublin with a Masters in Rural and Urban Planning (MRUP) in 2019.

Brian has worked on a wide variety of projects throughout his professional career, ranging from large residential and commercial developments, transport infrastructure schemes, data centres, windfarms, and other projects, including sites in the UK and Saudi Arabia.

Mark Hoonhout

BSSC (Spatial Science)

Mark has been part of the Gateway Team since the early 2000’s and has gained significant surveying experience over the last 15+ years, ranging from standard format plans and building format plans to volumetric subdivisions, easements, set outs, identification surveys, and more.

Steve McTegg

BSSC (Spatial Science); Bcomm

Steve has been part of the Gateway team for over 15 years and has gained experience in most types of site surveys from contour surveys to cadastral surveys such as standard format and building format plans.

Evan Morley

BSSC (Spatial Science)

Evan joined Gateway Survey & Planning in 2020, already with about 3 years' prior experience in most types of site surveys ranging from contour surveys to house set outs to as-constructed/civil surveys.

Troy Bronsch

Troy has been with Gateway Survey & Planning since 2000 and, as such, has over 20 years of experience in various site surveys such contour and detail surveys, as-constructed/civil pick ups, house set outs, and more.

What we’ve been told

We can help you bridge the gap between plan and project

Get in touch to talk to an expert in land surveying and town planning, with superior knowledge of Brisbane and South-East Queensland.