Development applications

You must apply for development consent, also known as a development permit, to subdivide or consolidate land in the Northern Territory (NT).

There are some exemptions, including if you are consolidating or subdividing your pastoral lease, which is dealt with under the Pastoral Land Act. Read the law.

You must also get development consent where the NT Planning Scheme states that development may only be undertaken with the consent of the consent authority.

Get the development application flowchart (566.0 kb).

Before you apply

You can meet with a planner to get free advice on your application.

How to apply

Go to the Development Applications Online website to fill in your application.

You can find more information there about the application process, fees, and the supporting documents you must submit.

The website will also show you what stage your application is at.

Read more about development and planning fees.

Current applications

To view current development applications open for comment go to the Development Applications Online website.

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Last updated: 19 September 2018