Approval of a Community Title Scheme - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to apply for this approval if you intend to develop land and create community title schemes. A community title scheme is where a number of individual blocks share another block that provides access to each block such as a road and / or may also include other common property blocks such as a park or community hall. Community Title Schemes may include undeveloped, partially developed and fully developed land. A community title scheme must involve land that is subdivided into a minimum of three leases, one of which is common property.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval you must:

  • Submit an application, including a requirements and checklist form;
  • Pay the required fee; and
  • Provide with your application signatures from the lessee of every lot included in the development.

You will also be required to provide details and documentation comprising the proposed Community Title Scheme, including a copy of your:

  • Master plan;
  • Management Statement;
  • Body corporate constituent documents; and
  • Body corporate by-laws.

For staged developments, details of the stages and the sequence of those stages must be provided with your application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Approval is valid unless revoked.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Other resources

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority

Act(s) name

Community Title Act 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing Unit
Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority
Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority
ACT Architects Board


Operating address:
Ground Floor South, Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Dickson
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 6207 1923

Fax:

02 6207 1925
actpla.customer.services@act.gov.au

Supporting information

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