DICKSON

Dickson is a suburb in the Inner North of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir James Dickson (1832-1901) who was a Queensland advocate of Australian Federation and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. There is no specific theme for street names.

The population count of Dickson on census night 2016 was 2,149 people.

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Most Recent 5 Dickson Development Applications

planningalertsThe latest public Environment and Planning Directorate – Planning notifications can also be accessed from their site. The following is an extract of the public applications selected by NCCC that principally relate to Dickson or have an impact on North Canberra or its residents; the extract may not be complete and does not contain development applications that are not publicly notified.


Address: Corner Of Northbourne Ave & Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114 (S197G). Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The amendment proposes increased finished floor level of level 9, screening for rooftop servicing to accomodate all air conditioning units, rooftop awning element of each building, height of rooftop balustrades, height of the lift overruns and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-09-29


Address: 19 Moncrieff Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201935887

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201935887 (S197E). Amendment to the development application for proposal for a new childcare centre and lease variation - the amendment proposes: addition of a refuge area between the carpark and the building; internal alterations to the lower floor and addition of upper floor area; adjustments to the faade and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-09-17


Address: Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202038154

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO DA 202038154 - PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT (S144B). Amendment to development application for proposal for multi unit development which is still under consideration - the proposed amendments include: two-storey apartments now included in Buildings A, B and C; building height reduced to 27.5m above datum ground level; plant and service facilties at ground level amended to be situated behind the building line; proposed building separation distances amended; balcony materials and finishes amended to be screened up to 20m above datum ground level; roof top structures amended to comply with the National Capital Plan; deep root planting zones measuring 5m wide have been incorporated along the Northbourne frontage; flood mitigation measures included, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-08-16


Address: 32 Wakefield Avenue, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202038094

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO DA202038094 - PROPOSAL FOR A NEW BOARDING HOUSE (S144C). Amendment to development application for proposal for a new boarding house which is still under consideration - the amendment is: bicycle level removed; bicycle storage relocated; storage area relocated; area analysis updated to suit changes; waste enclosure revised; carparking from Limestone Avenue removed. Carparking width increased; minimising envelope encroachment and overshadowing; minor revision to classing faade finishes; masonry courtyard wall height lowered, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-08-23


Address: 3,5,7,MCGOWAN Place, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834540

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201834540 (S197C). Amendment to the development application for proposal for multi unit development and lease variation - the amendment includes; updates to the courtyard wall setout, brick piers added in corner windows, front window screen material updated, rear roof of units 6 and 7 amended, highlight window to unit 6 added and associated works
Comment closure date: 2021-07-28



(Note: Earlier Development Applications can be seen by accessing the ACTPLA website or by going to PlanningAlerts.  Note ACTPLA do remove access to the development application documentation some time after the DA closes, but PlanningAlerts do retain some basic historical information.)