Location Map for Lyneham
Location Map for Lyneham

Lyneham is a suburb of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory. It is named after Sir William Lyne, premier of the Australian state of New South Wales from 1899 to 1901. The suburb was gazetted in 1928, but development did not commence until 1958. Like many other suburbs in inner Canberra, it is currently undergoing gentrification.

The population count of Lyneham on census night 2016 was 5,112 people.

Community Groups:

Lyneham Community Association

Most Recent 5 Lyneham 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 Lyneham 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: 435 Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202138746

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING - Demolition of existing building, construction of new amenities building, barbeque area, signage and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-07-28

Address: 21,23,20 Fox Place, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 201732160

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To consolidate the blocks and vary the consolidated lease to specify a maximum of 18 dwellings
Comment closure date: 2021-05-03

Address: 3 De Burgh Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 201935687

Desecription: RECONSIDERATION-201935687-Blocks 19, 20 & 21 Section 48 LYNEHAM-PROPOSAL FOR A MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION comprising demolition of all existing buildings, removal of a regulated tree and the construction of 11 new three story townhouses with associated garages, landscaping and other site works. Lease variation to consolidate Blocks 19, 20 & 21 and to vary the lease to allow a maximum of 11 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2021-02-04

Address: Corner Of Northbourne Avenue, De Burgh Street & Owen Crescent, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202037894

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR TWO, NINE STOREY MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - Construction of 415, one, two and three bedroom residential apartments, including, three levels of basement car parking comprising 582 car parking spaces, 20 motorcycle spaces, storage enclosures and building services areas. Signage, landscaping - including tree removal and tree management, site services, waste enclosures, driveways, off-site and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-12-18

Address: 50 Archibald Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202037206

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To vary the lease to permit supportive housing and remove the restriction on transfer.
Comment closure date: 2020-06-29

(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.)