Development Applications in the North Canberra district open to public comment for 08 January 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: 201016496
Block: 9 Section: 70
Proposal: Multiple Dwelling – Demolition – New Townhouses – Lease Variation. Demolition of two detached houses and construction of 12 townhouses. To consolidate the Crown leases and vary the resultant lease to permit a maximum of 12 dwellings.
Period for comments closes: 04/02/2010
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Development Application: 200916345
Address: 441 SUTTON ROAD
Block: 474 Section: 0
Proposal: RURAL – HERITAGE – CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – NEW BUILDING. Proposed removal of the existing demountable buildings, temporary amenities & container. Construction of a new facility including machinery shed & classrooms to train students in the use of earth moving equipment.
Period for comments closes: 02/02/2010
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Development Application: 200915057
Block: 8 Section: 70
Proposal: Multi Dwelling – New Second Dwelling – Carport: Proposed construction of new second single storey residence with carport located to the rear of the existing residence.
Period for comments closes: 01/02/2010
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Development Application: 200916425
Address: 17 BENT STREET
Block: 3 Section: 66
Proposal: Community Use – Demolition – Addition. Partial demolition of existing building and construction of new meeting rooms and associated facilities.
Period for comments closes: 01/02/2010
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Development Application: 200916473
Address: 26 MORT STREET
Block: 20 Section: 28
Proposal: LEASE VARIATION. Proposal to vary the purpose clause to read as follows: To use the premises for one or more of the following uses: carpark, commercial accommodation use, communications facility, community use EXCLUDING child care facility and hospital, drink establishment, freight transport facility, indoor entertainment, indoor recreation facility LIMITED to gym and/or fitness training, industrial trades, light industry, non retail commercial, plant and equipment hire establishment, residential use, restaurant, shop PROVIDED ALWAYS THAT no more than 200 square metres may be used for the sale of food, store, transport depot, vehicle sales and warehouse. Delete the maximum building height clause; and Delete the gross floor area clause.
Period for comments closes: 01/02/2010
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Development Application: 200916460
Block: 4 Section: 30
Proposal: NONR – COMMERICAL – ADDITIONS & ALTERATIONS – COVERED ALFRESCO AREA. Proposed installation of a new covered outdoor alfresco dining area.
Period for comments closes: 21/01/2010
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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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