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Stage 3 of consultation on Planning Reform is now open.

The NT Government is now seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Planning Act. The proposed changes are set out in detail in the Consultation Draft of a Bill of Amendments to the Planning Act 1999.

Release of the consultation draft Bill is accompanied by a suite of supporting documents that provide context about how the changes to the Act will work with other changes to the planning system to implement planning reform.

For a simple summary of the Government’s overall strategy to progress priority planning system reforms, you can read Progressing Planning Reform: A Snapshot.

For more detailed understanding, it is recommended that you use Progressing Planning Reform: An Overview as a guide to help you understand how the proposed changes are intended to improve the planning system, and the links between:

Feedback from this round of consultation will be used to refine the proposed changes to the Act before the official Bill to amend the Planning Act 1999 is introduced into the Legislative Assembly. Feedback will also help inform the drafting of the restructure of the NT Planning Scheme prior to formal exhibition of a revised NT Planning Scheme.

To contribute your feedback to Stage 3 of Planning Reform please upload a written submission.

For more information on the background of the Planning Reform project you can go to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics website .

Website improvements

In addition to changes to planning legislation and the NTPlanning Scheme, Planning Reform also seeks to improve access to and the quality of planning information on NT Government websites. These improvements are being progressed in parallel with Stage 3 consultation.

If you have ideas to help us make online content better, please complete the website improvements survey.

The website improvements survey is open from 7 October to 2 November 2019.

Stage 3 of consultation on Planning Reform is now open.

The NT Government is now seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Planning Act. The proposed changes are set out in detail in the Consultation Draft of a Bill of Amendments to the Planning Act 1999.

Release of the consultation draft Bill is accompanied by a suite of supporting documents that provide context about how the changes to the Act will work with other changes to the planning system to implement planning reform.

For a simple summary of the Government’s overall strategy to progress priority planning system reforms, you can read Progressing Planning Reform: A Snapshot.

For more detailed understanding, it is recommended that you use Progressing Planning Reform: An Overview as a guide to help you understand how the proposed changes are intended to improve the planning system, and the links between:

Feedback from this round of consultation will be used to refine the proposed changes to the Act before the official Bill to amend the Planning Act 1999 is introduced into the Legislative Assembly. Feedback will also help inform the drafting of the restructure of the NT Planning Scheme prior to formal exhibition of a revised NT Planning Scheme.

To contribute your feedback to Stage 3 of Planning Reform please upload a written submission.

For more information on the background of the Planning Reform project you can go to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics website .

Website improvements

In addition to changes to planning legislation and the NTPlanning Scheme, Planning Reform also seeks to improve access to and the quality of planning information on NT Government websites. These improvements are being progressed in parallel with Stage 3 consultation.

If you have ideas to help us make online content better, please complete the website improvements survey.

The website improvements survey is open from 7 October to 2 November 2019.

  • You can use this form to upload your submission about proposed changes to the Planning Act 1999 and supporting changes to the NT Planning Scheme.

    You are strongly encouraged to read Progressing Planning Reform: An Overview before completing this form.

    You can use this form to upload your submission about proposed changes to the Planning Act 1999 and supporting changes to the NT Planning Scheme.

    You are strongly encouraged to read Progressing Planning Reform: An Overview before completing this form.

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  • This survey has been developed for people who frequently access Government planning information online.

    Responses will help us to better understand:

    • how users search for information

    • what areas are hard to understand, need more detail or appear to be missing information

    • how information can be better structured, linked and displayed

    Direct invitations to this survey have been sent to a selection of industry and community clients who were identified within our frequent user groups; however, anyone with ideas for improvement is also welcome to complete the survey.

    This survey aims to

    This survey has been developed for people who frequently access Government planning information online.

    Responses will help us to better understand:

    • how users search for information

    • what areas are hard to understand, need more detail or appear to be missing information

    • how information can be better structured, linked and displayed

    Direct invitations to this survey have been sent to a selection of industry and community clients who were identified within our frequent user groups; however, anyone with ideas for improvement is also welcome to complete the survey.

    This survey aims to improve online planning information.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.



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