DICKSON

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.

The population count of Dickson on census night 2016 was 2,149 people.

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Most Recent 5 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: 81,89 Cowper Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139304

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwellings and the construction of 5 new two storey townhouses with attached garages, landscaping and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to consolidate two blocks and to specify 5 (five) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2021-11-05


Address: 35 Karuah Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733065

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733065. Amendment to the development application for 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 - the amendment is to remove the originally proposed green wall in compliance with the BCA clause C1.14, excluding the use of living or synthetic plant materials and to include a painted mural only.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-21


Address: 77 Majura Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139186

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING - A new single storey secondary residence in addition to the existing dwelling, additions and alterations to existing house including attached garage, extended driveway, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-29


Address: 496 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138948

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To vary the Crown lease by adding community use excluding hospital and to increase the maximum gross floor area permitted for shop to 2,500 square metres.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-21


Address: Corner Of Northbourne Ave & Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114 (S197G). Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The amendment proposes increased finished floor level of level 9, screening for rooftop servicing to accomodate all air conditioning units, rooftop awning element of each building, height of rooftop balustrades, height of the lift overruns and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-09-29



(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.)