Current technical amendments

Comments are invited on the following technical amendment:

TA2020-11 - Clarification amendments - Definitions and the Residential Zones Development Code and Code amendment - Single Dwelling Housing Development Code (357.4 KB)

This technical amendment makes the following changes to the Territory Plan:


  • Clarify the definition of surrendered residential block for the purposes of the Territory Plan, to include unit-title residential blocks that have been acquired by the ACT Government under the Loose Fill Asbestos Insulation Eradication Scheme Buyback Program.

Single Dwelling Housing Development Code

  • Amend Rule R39 to reduce the minimum dimensions for private open space for mid sized blocks less than 360m2, to 5m. This is consistent with the requirement for a minimum area of private open space being at least 10% of the block area.

Residential Zones Development Code

  • Clarify that Element 4 – Secondary residences is subject to elements 1 and 6 of the Single Dwelling Housing Development Code.

Written comments will be received until COB Friday 27 November 2020. Details of how to make a submission can be found in the technical amendment.