Development Applications in the North Canberra district open to public comment for 02 April 2010

Development ApplicationsEach 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:

The latest development applications lodged for the North Canberra area and open for comment include:


Development Application: 201017334
Block: 7 Section: 63
Proposal: MULTIPLE DWELLING – DEMOLITION – NEW BUILDING – 8 UNITS – LEASE VARIATION. Demolition of existing residence and construction of a two storey appartment comprising of 8 units with basement car parking. Vary the Crown lease to permit 8 dwellings.
Period for comments closes: 29/04/2010
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Development Application: 201017144
Address: 240 BUNDA STREET
Block: 1 Section: 52
Proposal: Mixed Use – Demolition – New Building – Lease Variation. Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a 16 storey building comprising of 330 residential units and 2 non residential units with associated car parking. Vary the Crown lease as follows: To use the said land for the following purposes: Residential dwellings units; restaurant; non retail commercial shop financial establishment; PROVIDED ALWAYS THAT there is a maximum of 330 residential dwelling units and that the maximum gross floor area for uses (ii) – (v) is 280 square metres; Delete the following clauses: 3 (b) Gross Floor Area 3(c) Maximum gross floor area 3(d) carparking and 5 (c) Service Areas
Period for comments closes: 27/04/2010
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Individuals may wish to lodge comments and make their own representations on these development applications. Generally the majority of the development application documentation will be available online, however copies of the applications can also be inspected at the ACTPLA Customer Service Centre, Dame Pattie Menzies House, Ground Floor (South), 16 Challis Street, Dickson. The Customer Service Centre is open on weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Representations must be forwarded to the ACTPLA Applications Secretariat at 16 Challis Street Dickson, by email to or mailed to PO Box 365, Mitchell ACT 2911 by the due date.

All representations will be acknowledged by ACTPLA, and copies of all representations received will be forwarded to the applicant and made available for public inspection.

Under agreed community engagement arrangements between ACTPLA and Community Councils, if requested, ACTPLA will offer the North Canberra Community Council a briefing on the statutory processes and policy related issues in relation to significant development applications. This may include, if requested, a briefing by the proponent.

Note: The North Canberra Community Council accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in providing this information. Individuals should always refer to the ACTPLA website for details of all currently notified development applications.

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