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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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Coolalinga / Freds Pass Rural Activity Centre Area Plan

The Planning Commission is starting work on an Area Plan for the Coolalinga/Freds Pass Rural Activity Centre. Stage 1 includes the release of a discussion paper and a first round of community consultation. 

This is an opportunity for you to get involved in the planning process by helping to develop a vision to meet the future needs for Coolalinga/Freds Pass.

The Planning Commission is pleased to be working alongside the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics to also address long term traffic management issues in the locality.

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

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Howard Springs Rural Activity Centre Area Plan

The Planning Commission is pleased to advise that the Minister has placed the planning principles and an area plan for the Howard Springs Rural Activity Centre on public exhibition as a proposed Planning Scheme Amendment. 

The exhibition package for the proposed Planning Scheme Amendments can be found at https://nt.gov.au/property/building-and-development/northern-territory-planning-scheme/planning-scheme-amendments-and-concurrent-applications.

Exhibition will run from 4 August 2017 to 1 September 2017.

Find out more about the Commission's work on the  Howard Springs Rural Activity Centre Area Plan