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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.

16 July 2020

Integrated Resource Recovery Facility

The draft EIS for the Integrated Resource Recovery Facility on Blocks 8 and 12 Section 28 Fyshwick has been lodged to the planning and land authority. The EIS is open for public comment for a total of 45 working days, commencing on 16 July 2020 and closing on 17 September 2020.

29 June 2020

Temporary reduction in Lease Variation Charge

The ACT Government has announced that developments requiring a lease variation may be eligible for a 50 per cent reduction in the Lease Variation Charge for a limited time. The measure is part of a package to help promote construction activity in the ACT during the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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