Recommended variations to the Territory Plan

V351 West Belconnen Urban Development

V351 was referred to the Minister for Planning for determination and was subsequently approved on 23 October 2015 but is yet to commence - Approval Notice External link

Variation 351 to the Territory Plan (V351) proposes to rezone area immediately west of the suburbs of Holt and Macgregor for future urban development. The main changes to the area include:

  • rezoning part of the site to a range or urban zones;
  • introducing a nature reserve overlay to the river corridor zone;
  • rezoning the 'Transgrid Canberra Substation' to a Transport and Servces Zone;
  • rezoning the 'Strathnairn Arts Precinct' and 'Belconnen Far Heritage Precinct' to Community Facility Zone;
  • apply a future urban area (FUA) overlay to part of the site; and
  • introduce a site-specific structure plan and concept plan into the Territory plan.

Public Availability Notice External link

Recommended Draft Variation (3.5 MB)

Report on Consultation (236.8 KB) 

Report on Consultation (Appendix 1) - Draft Variation (Public Consultation Version) External link

Report on Consultation (Appendix 2a) - Public Submissions Received (1.5 MB)

Report on Consultation (Appendix 2b) - Public Submissions Received (21.3 MB)

Report on Consultation (Appendix 2c) - Public Submissions Received (3.1 MB)

Report on Consultation (Appendix 2d) - Public Submissions Received (14.3 MB)

Report on Consultation (Appendix 2e) - Public Submissions Received (6.9 MB)

Report on Consultation (Appendix 3) - Mandatory Agency Comments (5.7 MB)

Effect of the draft variation

V351 does not have interim effect.  

Background Documents for DV351

To support V351, the National Capital Authority (NCA) has prepared National Capital Plan (NCP) Draft Amendment 85 (DA85) to the National Capital Plan - NCP DA85 External link

A public information session on DA85 to the NCP and DV351 to the Territory Plan was held on Thursday 4 June 2015 at Kippax Fair Shopping Centre, Holt ACT 2615.


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