Use the Land, Planning and Building enquiries form to submit requests, questions, comments and suggestions.
Environment, Planning and Land Services
Phone the Customer Service Centre on 02 6207 1923 - 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
ACT Government Directory
To locate any other ACT Government directorate or agency please visit the ACT Government Directory.
Locations and opening hours
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
GPO Box 158
Canberra City ACT 2601
Development application (DA) contacts
The Gateway Team is the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to ACT planning matters and the DA process.
The team also manages pre-application meetings, completeness checks for DAs, and exemption declaration applications.
The Leasing Team is responsible for administering the DA side of leasing in the ACT.
This includes enquiries relating to varying a Crown lease, assessing and determining DAs for varying a Crown lease and for the leasing process after a DA has been approved, known as the post approval leasing process.
Construction, development and Crown lease complaints
Access Canberra is responsible for assessing and investigating complaints about breaches of the Planning and Development Act 2007, Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004 and associated operational acts including the Building Act 2004. Visit the Build, buy or renovate website for information on lodging complaints and resolving disputes.
Consultation and participation
We engage with the ACT community in many ways, not only to meet statutory requirements but because we seek to ensure strategic planning and policy development recognises and responds to the views, concerns and aspirations of the broader community.
Visit Talk with us for more information of the ways we keep you informed.
Media contact: 0401 766 218
Freedom of Information
Our Directorate operates in compliance with the principles of the Freedom of Information Act 2016.
More information is available on the Access to Government Information page.
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