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31 August 2020

Development approval exemption for buildings on rural leases expanded

Rural landholders can now build larger sheds, silos and other structures on their rural leases without development approval, reducing the regulatory burden on rural landholders who want to make their properties more productive and resilient in a changing climate.

17 August 2020

Scheduled eDevelopment downtime

eDevelopment will be unavailable from 5:30pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 due to routine maintenance. For more information phone 02 6207 1923 or email epdcustomerservices@act.gov.au.

23 July 2020

Important deadline for land rent payout applicants

Lessees under the Land Rent Scheme who had their applications to pay out their lease approved on or before 8 August 2019 should ensure the land rent payout amount is paid in full by 8 August 2020. If the amount is not paid by that date, a new application will be required, based on the current unimproved value value for the land.

16 July 2020

Exempt development changes

The ACT Government has made changes to exemptions from development approval for electric vehicle charging points and development at schools. These changes are designed to support the use of electric vehicles in the ACT and ensure that schools can quickly respond to changing demand in enrolments.

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