Permit to Erect or Place a Structure on a Public Place - Northern Territory


A permit is required to erect, place, install or maintain a fence, rail, building, stair, steps, projection, post, pillar, bridge, footway, fixture, pole, tent, booth, furniture, stand, display, exhibition, decoration or other structure in or on a public place or that encroaches upon a public place. For example, the permit is required for temporary structures for the housing of building materials or sporting goods or for the erection of awnings.

Service type


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

Administering agency

City of Darwin

Contact details

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

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Technical Officer

Operating address: Civic Centre
Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 84
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889300300
Fax: 0889300311
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