Reminder: Invitation to comment on Community Facility Zones (Closing 23 October 2009)

The ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) has released an online discussion paper which examines the Community Facility Zone Development Code and associated development tables. Community facility zones are traditionally associated with things like child care or community centres, cultural facilities and places of worship. The paper (reproduced below) identifies key questions about how the code and table might be revised.

Invitation to comment: Community Facility Zone Development Code and Table policy review (closing 23 October 2009)

The Community Facility Zone Development Code (CFZDC) and its associated Development Table is currently being reviewed as part of the Territory Plan review. A discussion paper has been released seeking comment from the ACT community about how the code and table might be revised. Key questions have been identified, based on ACTPLA’s recent research and experiences. However these are intended only as a basis for discussion and suggestions about additional potential issues and policy measures are welcome.

Dickson Centre Planning Project – Design Workshop (24 September 2009)

The Dickson Centre Planning Project is now in progress. This project will guide the future of urban planning in the Dickson centre. Details of recent and upcoming opportunities for you to have your say are outlined below. The design workshop: When: Thursday 24 September 2009 (5.30pm – 8.00pm) Where: Dickson Tradies (Housie Hall), off Dickson Place, Dickson RSVP: To assist with catering please RSVP by COB Tuesday 22 September 2009 to Purdon Associates on 02 6257 1511 or The design workshop is open to lessees, business owners, local residents, community organisations and anyone with an interest in the centre.

Dickson Centre Planning Project – Community Information Session (8 September 2009)

ACTPLA has engaged external consultants Purdon Associates to manage the Dickson Centre Planning Project. The study will guide future urban planning in the Dickson centre. It will include consultation with the community, community groups, business representatives and other stakeholders to develop a vision for the future of centre. The public are invited to attend a community information session at the Dickson shops on Tuesday 25 August 2009 (any time between 4.00pm and 7.00pm). This information session provides you with the opportunity to drop by and have your say on the draft vision developed at the earlier Dickson vision workshop. Community …