Suburbs & Development

North Canberra Location Map

North Canberra, also known as the Inner North, is made up of the central city area (Civic), the Australian National University, the University of NSW at ADFA, Duntroon, the Australian Catholic University, and 14 suburbs.

In the 2016 Census it housed over 53,002 people (13.3% of the Australian Capital Territory’s total population) in over 21,555 dwellings. The area is rapidly transforming, with a major investment in a new light rail service between Civic and Gungahlin.

North Canberra forms part of the Territory’s Kurrajong electorate, which covers much of the original site surveyed by Charles Scrivener and shown on Walter Burley Griffin’s and Marion Mahony Griffin’s plans for the national capital dating back to 1912.

It is one of the oldest parts of the city, incorporating large original land grants to Robert Campbell and Joshua John Moore in the 1830s next to the Molonglo River, and many smaller farms and properties pre-federation. This was all Ngunnawal land, and many traditional owners and their elders (past and present) live in the region and have enduring links to this land today.

Please select the Suburb of interest to you from the buttons to find relevant development applications and other items:

Latest 15 DAs for North Canberra Area

planningAlertsNorth Canberra Community Council use Planning Alerts to provide details of development applications that are notified publicly by the Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD). You can have Planning Alerts send you an email on development applications in your area as they are notified.
The latest public Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate notifications can also be accessed from their site. The following is an extract of the public applications selected by NCCC that principally relate to the North Canberra area based on a broad search (it may contain some overlapping streets from adjacent suburbs) Note: This list may not be completely representative of all local DAs – please refer to the EPSDD site for complete data. If you think an application may affect you in any way you may submit written comments (representations) to the Applications Secretariat by email, mail or delivery to EPSDD customer service centre at 16 Challis St Dickson Your comments must be received by EPSDD during the specified public notification period. Comments received outside that period will not be considered.

Address: 2 Quinn Street, O'connor, ACT

Development Application: 202138739

Desecription: Single storey alterations and additions, new carport, new driveway, demolition of old carport and shed, tree removal.Comment closure date: 2021-07-01

Address: 47 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202138587

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT + Demolition of an existing single storey residence and the construction of three new two storey townhouses with a shared basement, landscaping and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-07-07

Address: 13 Warrego Circuit, Kaleen, ACT

Development Application: 202138740

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY RESIDENCE + Construction of a new single storey residence in addition to the existing dwelling.Comment closure date: 2021-07-05

Address: 11 & 13 Moncrieff Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138595

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION + Demolition of two existing single storey dwellings and the construction of a multi-unit housing development comprising of eight townhouses, basement level parking, changes to driveway, landscaping, and associated works. Lease variation to consolidate the leases and permit a maximum of 8 dwellings.Comment closure date: 2021-07-01

Address: 42 Donaldson Street, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202138710

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING + demolition of existing concrete garage, the construction of a new single storey secondary residence, detached carport, driveway and associated worksComment closure date: 2021-07-07

Address: 64 Blacket Street, Downer, ACT

Development Application: 202138605

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW RESIDENCES – demolition of existing brick residence and construction of three new two story dwellings with attached garages, driveways, landscaping, and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-06-28

Address: Northbourne Ave And Challis Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138616

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR SUBDIVISION – Subdivision of block and layout changes to support the proposed subdivision which include: reallocation and increase in storage cages, adaptable units, car parks, to split bike parks and access door to B2 mechanical room revised. The amendments are proposed in order for the development to match the proposed subdivision which relates to DA201733039.Comment closure date: 2021-06-28

Address: 12 Moore Street, City, ACT

Development Application: 202138531

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATION AND ADDITIONS TO COMMERCIAL BUILDING – Internal demolitions and upgrades to foyer entries, stairs and access ramp, demolition and alterations to existing glazed facades, new pergolas, overflows and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-06-24

Address: 43 Foveaux Street, Ainslie, ACT

Development Application: 202138593

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS – Extension to existing dwelling, internal alterations, new garage, deck, carport and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-06-16

Address: 39 Limestone Avenue, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202138563

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR FENCE – Installation of boundary fence around the south west car park and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-06-09

Address: 11 Lowanna Street, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202138290

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND LEASE VARIATION – Demolition of existing building, construction of 10 supportive housing dwellings in a 2 storey building, basement carparking, landscaping, and associated works. Lease variation to permit supportive housing.Comment closure date: 2021-06-08

Address: 28, 30 Lowanna Street, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202037012

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO DA202037012 (S144D) – Proposal for multi unit development and lease variation. Amendment to development application for proposal for multi unit development and lease variation which is still under consideration – the amendment is; building footprint reduced, increase South and East boundary setbacks, reduce total number of units to 5, changes to basement layout, changes to the driveway and basement access layout, changes to the verge crossing and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-05-28

Address: 2 Dooring Street, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202138526

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING – Proposal for a detached secondary dwelling in addition to the existing dwelling and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-05-21

Address: 6 Cowan Street, Downer, ACT

Development Application: 202138284

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY RESIDENCE – Construction of secondary residence, allocated parking space and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-05-19

Address: Dooring Street & Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733065

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733065 (S197F). Amendment to the development application for proposal multi unit development – the amendment is to; DDA toilet relocated next to stairs, revised pool paving, additional pool plant room, removed non required door, internal planter removed and associated works.Comment closure date: 2021-05-17
(Note: Earlier Development Applications can be seen by accessing the EPSDD website or by going to PlanningAlerts. Note EPSDD do remove access to the development application documentation some time after the DA closes, but PlanningAlerts do retain some basic historical information.)