Building: private open space

This page has information about meeting Northern Territory (NT) requirements for private open space.

Private open space must be all of the following:

  • open to the sky
  • predominantly permeable
  • appropriately sited
  • of adequate size to provide for domestic purposes and outdoor living activities
  • inclusive of areas of deep soil for shade tree planting.

For further guidance on complying with clause 7.5 of the NT Planning Scheme, read the private open space fact sheet (422.9 kb).

Last updated: 27 June 2017