Development Permit - Northern Territory

Service summary

Depending on the applicable zoning or other planning controls, a development permit may be required for the development or use of land. Whether a permit is required in a particular case depends on the type of development and the zoning requirements applicable.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be either the landowner or have written authorisation of the landowner to lodge a development application

Duration

Usually allows 2 years to commence works and a further 2 years to complete them; Unless otherwise specified, a permit continues in force indefinitely for a completed building or works.

Fees

Varies depending on purpose and scale of development.

Application

The paper form 'Application for Development Permit' is available from the agency.

Additional information

Applications can be lodged online at http://www.nt.gov.au/lands/planning

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Act(s) name

Planning Act 1999 (Northern Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Planning Regulations 2000 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Development Assessment Services

Operating address:
Darwin and Regional Offices

Phone:

0889996046

Fax:

0889996055

Website:

https://dlpe.nt.gov.au/about-us/?a=192316 Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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