Environment and Planning Directorate - Planning

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Tharwa Village consultation begins
Published: 27 Jan 2016

Tharwa Village is Canberra’s oldest official settlement, treasured by residents and visitors alike.  Consultation has begun on the development of a village plan for Tharwa that will enhance Tharwa’s unique rural character and provide opportunities to strengthen and empower the local community. More

Consultation opens on City and Gateway Urban Renewal Strategy
Published: 18 Jan 2016

A plan to make Canberra's main gateway into a series of urban villages has been launched for community comment.  More

From 4 January 2016 the Planning and Land Authority will no longer be placing details of development applications in the Canberra Times.
Published: 11 Dec 2015

Details of applications that are available for public inspection can be found at www.planning.act.gov.au (Comment on a DA), through the ACT Government’s DA Finder App for smartphones and tablets (the app is free of charge and available on iOS and the Google Play Store) or at the Access Canberra, Environment and Planning shopfront, 16 Challis Street, DICKSON between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Improving building in the ACT
Published: 23 Nov 2015

As part of its building quality reform agenda, the ACT Government is proposing reforms that will ensure residential and other buildings meet contemporary standards – and the expectations of the community, industry, businesses and government. More

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