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The Northern Territory Planning Commission

The Northern Territory Planning Commission is an independent statutory authority.

It sets the strategic framework for integrated land use, transport and infrastructure planning, working to deliver more sustainable and cost-effective outcomes for the community that reflect environmental and heritage values.

The Commission consults with the community to develop strategic plans and policies for inclusion in the Planning Scheme and advises on significant development proposals.

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Central Darwin Area Plan

Launching soon.

The Northern Territory Planning Commission has started work to create an Area Plan for Central Darwin – from Frances Bay and the Waterfront through to Cullen Bay and all areas in between.

The Area Plan will guide land use and development that strengthens Central Darwin as the heart of a vibrant, functional and attractive capital city.

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Central Alice Springs Area Plan

Stage one consultation for a Central Alice Springs Area Plan is happening Thursday 12 October until Thursday 9 November 2017.

Your thoughts, comments, questions and feedback now will help us to prepare a draft Central Alice Springs Area Plan. You can also come and say hello to us and find out more about the project at our pop up information stalls and community information sessions being held across the Alice Springs CBD in October.

Find out more about the Central Alice Springs Area Plan

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Coolalinga / Freds Pass Rural Activity Centre Area Plan

Stage Two consultation for the Coolalinga/Freds Pass Rural Activity Centre Area Plan is happening now until Wednesday 1 November 2017.

You can view and provide feedback on the draft Area Plan and associated Planning Principles. The draft Area Plan and Planning Principles have been prepared taking into account community feedback and background investigations from Stage One.

Find out more about the Coolalinga / Freds Pass Rural Activity Centre Area Plan