You have come to the Planning and Land Authority (formerly ACTPLA) website. The Planning and Land Authority is now part of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate. The new Directorate unites the Planning and Land Authority with environmental policy and protection, sustainability policy, the Government architect, heritage, transport planning and nature conservation.
- 28 Nov 2013 - Tougher laws for breaches of Building Act
The ACT Government has introduced a bill to tighten laws around offences for Building Act breaches and rectification orders, including harsher penalties for individuals and companies who fail to comply. More
- 27 Nov 2013 - ESDD opening times over Christmas and New Year
The ESDD Customer Service Centres in Dickson and Mitchell will be closed for business from Wednesday 25th December 2013 to Wednesday 1 January 2014 inclusive and will re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 2nd January 2014. Information about DA notification during the Christmas and the New year is available here.
- 13 Nov 2013 - Sustainability expo gearing up for a big second year
The local commercial industry will have a unique opportunity to learn how to make their workspaces more sustainable with a day-long expo held this week, Director-General of the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, Ms Dorte Ekelund said today. More.
- 11 Nov 2013 - Plan for Pialligo to grow while protecting character and heritage
The ACT Government has been working with the local community to finalise a master plan for Pialligo.
The master plan recognises that Pialligo has a special place in the ACT, but that development and change can be supported in a way that is consistent with its history and character. More.
- 22 Oct 2013 - Consultation for the Draft City Plan
Consultation for the Draft City Plan: Monday 21 October to Sunday 17 November 2013. Visit the City Plan website for more information.
- 18 Oct 2013 - Fees and charges update
The 2013-2014 fees and charges book has been updated. The latest version is available here.
- 08 Nov 2013 - Technical Amendment TA2013-16
Technical amendment 2013-16 to the Territory Plan proposes to rezone land within the future urban area of Coombs, change the Coombs and Wright concept plan, relocate provisions to the Wright precinct code, and other minor amendments. Consultation closes 9 December 2013.
- 21 Oct 2013 - Draft variation to the Territory Plan 324 (DV324)
Draft variation to the Territory Plan 324 (DV324) proposes to rezone an area of land comprising approximately 7.8ha in Pialligo, District of Majura on the western side of Majura Road, opposite Majura Park, from broadacre (NUZ1) to mixed use industrial (IZ2). More