Development application advertising requirements

When you submit a standard application you will be asked to collect a pink sign from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics that you must post on site. 

The department will place a notification in the local newspaper with a 14-day comment period.

If notification in the local newspaper is required, you will need to pay advertising fees. Check the cost of advertising fees

Specific requirements

Further advertising and notification requirements apply for all the following development applications. You will not need to post a pink sign from the department on the site. You will not need to pay advertising fees.

Variations to the side and rear setback requirements 

If you want to vary the side and rear setback requirements for a single dwelling or ancillary development on one lot, the department must notify affected neighbouring landowners, with a 14-day comment period.

The department may also need to notify council and service authorities.

Domestic violence shelters

If you are applying for premises accommodating people requiring protection or privacy, the department must notify adjoining landowners and the nearest three properties opposite, with a 14-day comment period.

The department may also need to notify council and service authorities.

Consolidating land

If you want to consolidate land, the department must notify council and service authorities, with a 14-day comment period.

Variations in an industrial zone

If you are applying to vary the performance criteria specified in the Northern Territory Planning Scheme for a development that would otherwise be permitted without consent in an industrial zone, the department must notify council and service authorities, with a 14-day comment period.

If your development is next to a residential zone, the department must publicly advertise your proposal according to the process for all standard applications.

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Last updated: 15 August 2017