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: 74 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201935830

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DEMOLITION - Demolition of two asbestos affected townhouses, associated structures and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2019-08-12


Address: 5 Lowrie Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201935496

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT & LEASE VARIATION + demolition of existing structures and construction of 14 new dwellings up to 3 storeys, basement carparking and associated works. Lease variation to consolidate blocks 29, 30 & 31 and to vary the lease to allow a maximum of 14 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2019-06-11


Address: 356 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR 9 STOREY MIXED USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The development proposes a partially covered roof terrace on the upper level of both new buildings. Changes to the heritage building on the site to accommodate non retail commercial use are also included in the proposal.
Comment closure date: 2019-03-26


Address: Antill Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201835109

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MIXED-USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - Proposed demolition of existing structures, removal of regulated trees, construction of a mixed-use development up to seven storeys, including 140 residential units; a supermarket and other retail/commercial tenancies on the ground floor; podium level car park; two levels of basement car parking; ancillary rooftop structures; landscaping and associated on-site and off-site works. The public notification timeframe for this development application has been extended until 28 February 2019.
Comment closure date: 2019-02-28


Address: Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201835041

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A MIXED USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - Proposal includes demolition of the existing structures, removal of trees, construction of a mixed use development comprising of four separate buildings to a maximum of 10 storeys and 3 levels of basement parking. The proposal includes 394 dwellings, home office suites, gym, 5 commercial units, parking, signage, landscaping and associated site works. Lease variation to include residential purposes, remove basement prohibition clause, delete Gross Floor Area provision and revise to align with current Territory Plan definition.
Comment closure date: 2019-01-31


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



(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.)