Exceptional development permits

An exceptional development permit may be granted by the Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics to allow a use otherwise prohibited under the Northern Territory Planning Scheme, or another planning scheme. 

Get the exceptional development permit flowchart (531.8 kb).

Land overlying the Berry Springs Dolostone Aquifer 

This land is currently subject to an Interim Development Control Order (IDCO).

Your plans for using, developing or subdividing land in Berry Springs or a surrounding locality may be affected. 

Read IDCO number 22 on the interim development control order page or contact Development Assessment Services for information.

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply for an exceptional development permit or a variation to a permit:

Step 1. Read the exceptional development permit guide to attachments

Step 2. Go to the development applications online website

Step 3. Pay the fee. To find out how to and much you will need to pay, read about development and planning fees and forms: online services and fees.

Application process

Once submitted, the application process is the same as for the planning scheme amendment process.

Current applications

Proposal number and document Description Exhibition period
PA2017/0488 (8.5 mb) Development of NT Portion 4796 (300) Emunglan Road, Emunglan for the purpose of a caravan park on land within a defined flood area. 24 January 2018 to 21 February 2018
PA2017/0428 (5.4 mb) Caravan Park (30 sites for large vehicles/caravans or caravans with pets which are not acceptable elsewhere) 25 January 2018 to 23 February 2018

How to comment

Submit your comments on a proposed application using the Development Applications Online website, or by email, post or fax.

Development Assessment Services
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics 
GPO Box 1680 
Darwin NT 0801
Fax: (08) 8999 6055

You will be sent an invitation by email or post to attend any hearings held about the application. 

Once the minister has made a decision, you will be informed about the outcome of the application.

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Last updated: 04 December 2017