Alteration Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to make minor alterations to a building or change the use of a building. The changes must not:

  • alter the existing building or use more than 5%
  • increase the number of dwellings
  • affect the amenity of the area.
If the changes are beyond this scope, you must apply for an exceptional development permit. Please contact the agency for further information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • obtain the owner's authorisation if you are not the owner of the property
  • provide evidence that the use or building exists
  • provide dimensioned plans and show the proposed alteration.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $209.00

Fees for 2021-22


Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Development Assessment Services

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Northern Territory
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