Planning Certificate - Northern Territory


You will require a planning certificate if you need evidence of planning provisions and approvals that apply to your land. A planning certificate will show any of the following if they apply to your land:

  • all current development permits
  • any development applications made within the last 2 years
  • the planning scheme, strategic framework, overlays and zones
  • any interim development control orders.

Service type


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


A planning certificate is considered proof of fact at the time of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $130.00 Per lot. Fees for 2020-21


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Development Applications Online (Opens in new window)

Regulation(s) name

Planning Regulations 2000 Northern Territory

Application process


You can apply for a planning certificate through the 'Development Applications Online' website.

Approval time

The processing time can vary considerably, based on the location and complexity of the search.

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

Website: Contact a Planner (Opens in new window)