Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Planning

Canberrans urged to reduce electricity use
Published: 17 Jan 2019

Extreme hot weather conditions have resulted in high electricity demand predicted across NSW tomorrow, Friday 18 January 2019. This could result in minor supply shortfalls in the ACT.

All Canberrans are urged reduce electricity use, while still ensuring they remain cool for their own safety and comfort.

City and Gateway Urban Design Framework
Published: 19 Dec 2018

A long-term planning vision for the gateway into the nation’s capital has been launched by Senator for ACT, Zed Seselja and ACT Minister for Planning and Land Management, Mick Gentleman.

Read the City and Gateway Urban Design Framework here.

2018-19 Christmas and New Year services
Published: 13 Dec 2018

Details of ACT Government 2018-19 Christmas and New Year services can be located on the Access Canberra website.

For more information phone Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Special arrangements for public notification of development applications over the 2018-19 Christmas and New Year period
Published: 13 Dec 2018

Development Applications notified between Monday 10 December and Wednesday 19 December 2018 will have five (5) additional working days added to the public notification period.

DAs will NOT be notified between Thursday 20 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019 inclusive.

Public notification of DAs will recommence on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal notification periods will apply.

Access Canberra's Environment Land and Planning and Building Services Shopfronts in Dickson and Mitchell will close at 4pm on Monday 24 December 2018 and re-open on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

For more information phone 6207 1923.

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