Development Applications in the North Canberra district open to public comment for 27 November 2009

Each week, the North Canberra Community Council is sent a weekly summary of all new significant development applications that are also notified in the Canberra Times and on ACTPLA’s website at the following link: http://apps.actpla.act.gov.au/pubnote/index.asp The latest development applications lodged for the North Canberra area and open

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Campbell residents potentially exposed to loose asbestos

ABC Online News and iPrime Canberra are reporting about potential asbestos exposure for residents in Campbell at the site of a house being demolished. There are disturbing reports that ACT Government agencies (ACTPLA and Office of Regulatory Services – Workcover) have been severely talking down the nature

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Free Public Lecture: 2009 Walter Burley Griffin Memorial Lecture (30 November 2009)

The Australian Institute of Architects invites the general public to the 2009 Walter Burley Griffin Memorial Lecture to be delivered by world renowned architect Professor Jan Gehl. Gehl’s vision is to create better cities, aspiring to create cities that are lively, healthy, diverse, sustainable and safe –

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Invitation to comment: Codification of Change of Use Charge (closing 16 December 2009)

In the 2009-10 Budget, the ACT Government agreed to the codification of the Change of Use Charge system in the Territory. The local consultant Macroeconomics has been engaged to undertake this project.  The consultant team will be led by Professor Des Nicholls of the Australian National University.

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Development Applications in the North Canberra district open to public comment for 20 November 2009

Each week, the North Canberra Community Council is sent a weekly summary of all new significant development applications that are also notified in the Canberra Times and on ACTPLA’s website at the following link: http://apps.actpla.act.gov.au/pubnote/index.asp The latest development applications lodged for the North Canberra area and open

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Invitation to Comment: ACTPLA – Territory Plan Review – testing of Residential Codes structure (closing 4 December 2009)

The North Canberra Community Council, as a participant in the ACT Government coordinated Planning and Development Forum, was sent the following correspondence (below) from ACTPLA. The document seeks feedback on proposed changes to the Residential Code structures for the Territory Plan. The NCCC is encouraging members of

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