Dickson is a suburb in the Inner North of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir James Dickson (1832-1901) who was a Queensland advocate of Australian Federation and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. There is no specific theme for street names.

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Most Recent 15 Dickson 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 Dickson 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: 72 Dooring Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201732074

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to consolidate Blocks 4,5,6,7 & 8 Section 5 Dickson and vary the lease to permit a maximum of thirty-four (34) dwellings
Comment closure date: 2018-12-17


Address: 94 Hawdon Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834701

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW SINGLE STOREY INDUSTRIAL BUILDING - new single storey industrial building for secure car parking, landscaping, signage and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-11-21


Address: 7 Mcgowan Place, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834540

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing 3 dwellings and the construction of 13 new two storey dwellings, basement garages, and associated works. Lease variation to permit 13 dwellings and consolidation of 3 blocks.
Comment closure date: 2018-11-12


Address: 41 Lowrie Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834168

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION + Demolition of the existing dwellings; Construction of a 3 storey building comprising of 20 units, basement car parking and associated works. Lease variation to consolidate blocks 11, 12, 13 and 14.
Comment closure date: 2018-09-07


Address: 133 Cowper Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834134

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING CHURCH + proposal for addition to existing church, alterations including a disability access upgrade and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-08-15


Address: 5 Rosevear Place, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834080

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DEMOLITION - Demolition of existing building and services and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-08-10


Address: 88 Dooring Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201732087

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to consolidate Block 12 and Block 13 Section 5 Dickson and vary the lease to permit a maximum of eight (8) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2018-08-01


Address: 43 Majura Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201833776

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - Demolition of existing dwelling; Construction of 4 new two storey dwellings with attached garages, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-07-11


Address: 151 Cowper Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201732600

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT - New external staircase from the upper level of unit 3 to common area at ground level and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-06-13


Address: 50 Wakefield Avenue, Ainslie, ACT

Development Application: 201833818

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to remove the concessional status of the lease over Block 11 Section 26 Ainslie.
Comment closure date: 2018-06-04


Address: 12 Karuah Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733065

Desecription: PROPOSAL MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - Construction of 6 new buildings up to 9 storeys containing a total of 409 dwellings, roof gardens, basement parking, landscaping, removal of trees and associated site works.
Comment closure date: 2018-04-26


Address: 20 Mcgowan Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201732119

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to consolidate Block 2 and Block 3 Section 4 Dickson and a variation to permit a maximum of nine (9) dwellings
Comment closure date: 2018-04-10


Address: 47 Lowrie Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733176

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY & LEASE VARIATION - Demolition of the existing dwelling; Construction of 2 new three storey dwellings, garages, landscaping and associated works; Vary Crown lease to permit a maximum of 2 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2018-02-28


Address: 88 Dooring Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733162

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT & LEASE VARIATION + demolition of the existing dwellings and construction of 8 new two and three storey town houses with basement car parking, landscaping and associated works. Consolidate blocks 12 and 13 and vary the lease to permit a maximum of 8 dwellings
Comment closure date: 2018-02-19


Address: Challis Street Nortbourne Ave, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733039

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR TWO NEW BUILDINGS (8 STOREYS EACH) CONTAINING MIXED USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - Construction of a mixed use development consisting of retail/commercial space (shops including a deli market and cafes/restaurants), medical centre, 249 residential units, basement parking, landscaping and associated works
Comment closure date: 2018-02-15



(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.)