Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Planning

Helping nightlife and live music flourish
Published: 31 Jul 2019

As apartment living becomes more common in Canberra, the ACT Government has released a suite of reforms designed to protect Canberra’s night life and live music scene.

Building approval guidelines
Published: 15 May 2019

The Government has released a new guideline to ensure building approval applications include the level of documentation required under the Building Act.

Territory Variation 342 Belconnen Town Centre commenced
Published: 01 Mar 2019

Approved variation 342 for Belconnen Town Centre commenced on 1 March 2019, introducing changes to the Territory Plan map and the Belconnen precinct map and code. The variation incorporates the planning policy recommendations contained in the Belconnen Town Centre Master Plan to guide development in the town centre over the next 10-20 years.

Territory Variation 359 - Changes to the Tharwa Precinct Map and Code and removal of public land overlay
Published: 01 Mar 2019

Approved variation 359 came into effect on 1 March 2019 introducing changes to the Territory Plan map and an updated Precinct Map and Code for Tharwa Village.

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