Amendments to the NT Planning Scheme 2020

This page lists changes that have been made to the Northern Territory Planning Scheme (NTPS) 2020.

The reasons for decisions are included in the documentation that amends the scheme.

Read more about how to amend the NT Planning Scheme.

Find planning scheme amendment proposals that are currently on exhibition on the Development Applications Online website.

List of amendments

Amendments to the scheme are listed below.

Amendment number and document File referenceDescription Publisher Publication date
Amendment 20 PDF (99.1 KB)PA2021/0166Amends the NT Planning Scheme by amending schedule 3 (Exceptions) to allow for the temporary installation of an Observation Wheel at Stokes Hill Wharf.NT Government website04/06/2021
Amendment 19 PDF (133.6 KB)PA2021/0160Amends the NT Planning Scheme by amending schedule 3 (Exceptions) to allow for Lake Bennett Resort to be used in accordance with existing development permits.NT Government website21/05/2021
Amendment 16
PDF (571.7 KB)
PA2021/0047Amends the NT Planning Scheme by rezoning Lot 7651 (25 Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens) Town of Darwin and adjoining vacant Crown land from Zone PS (Public Open Space) to Zone TC (Tourist Commercial) and from Zone TC (Tourist Commercial) to Zone PS (Public Open Space).NT Government website04/06/2021
Amendment 15 PDF (221.2 KB)PA2020/0412Amends the NT Planning Scheme by rezoning lot 2975 Town of Darwin (15 Goldsmith Street, Fannie Bay) from Zone LR (Low Density Residential) to Zone LMR (Low-Medium Density Residential) and subdivide into two lots.NT Government website21/05/2021
Amendment 14
PDF (2.3 MB)
PA2021/0090Amends the NT Planning Scheme to rezone part lot 790, Town of Borroloola (Garawa 2) from Zone PS (Public Open Space) to Zone LMR (Low-Medium Density Residential) to facilitate subdivision.NT Government website14/05/2021
Amendment 13 PDF (1.0 MB)PA2021/0045Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 by rezoning Lots 15285-15332 Town of Palmerston from Zone FD (Future Development) to Zone LR (Low Density Residential), LMR (Low-Medium Density Residential) and PS (Public Open Space) (Zuccoli Aspire Stage 6A).NT Government website16/04/2021
Amendment 12 PDF (253.3 KB)PA2021/0029Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 by rezoning lot 15251 Town of Palmerston from Zone FD (Future Development) to Zone CP (Community Purpose).NT Government website19/03/2021
Amendment 11 PDF (1.4 MB)PA2021/0027Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 by rezoning lots 1257,1258 & 1259 Town of Nightcliff (1 Brooks Place, 37 Rapid Creek Road & 14 Aldridge Place, Millner) from Zone LR (Low Density Residential) to Zone LMR (Low-Medium Density Residential), and apply Overlay 3.11 RCFR (Rapid Creek Flood Response).NT Government website26/02/2021
Amendment 10
PDF (162.1 KB)
PA2020/0349Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to include the Central Palmerston Area Plan in Part Two – Strategic Framework, and consequential changes to ‘Palmerston Eastern Suburbs Planning Principles and Area Plan’.NT Government website16/04/2021
Amendment 9 PDF (213.8 KB)PA2020/0438Amends the NT Planning Scheme by rezoning Part Section 7349 Hundred of Bagot (Makagon rd, Berrimah) from Zone FD (Future Development) to Zone LMR (Low-Medium Density Residential).NT Government website05/02/2021
Amendment 7 PDF (458.2 KB) PA2020/0375 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to correct minor drafting errors. NT News 27/11/2020
Amendment 6 PDF (51.6 KB) PA2020/0394 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to alter schedule 3 (Exceptions) to allow for the temporary use of Lot 9200 Town of Nightcliff for the purpose of a shop until 21 October 2022. NT News 30/10/2020
Amendment 5
PDF (258.0 KB)
PA2020/0441 Amends the NT Planning Scheme to introduce new overlay 3.11 (RCFR – Rapid Creek Flood Response).NT Government website 29/01/2021
Amendment 4 PDF (812.4 KB) PA2020/0259 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to rezone part NT Portion 1646 Townsite of Ngukurr from Zone PS (Public Open Space) and Zone CP (Community Purposes) to Zone C (Commercial) and change the Ngukurr Area Plan to reflect this rezoning. NT News 30/10/2020
Amendment 3 PDF (114.6 KB) PA2020/0323 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 for minor alterations to strategic Land Use Plans. NT News 30/10/2020
Amendment 2 PDF (289.2 KB) PA2019/0341 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to allow fully compliant dwellings defined ‘dwelling – group’ or ‘dwelling – multiple’ to be developed without consent in major remote towns. NT News 16/10/2020
Amendment 1 PDF (515.5 KB) PA2020/0252 Amends the NT Planning Scheme 2020 to correct minor drafting errors. NT News 02/10/2020
PA2020/0031 PDF (135.6 KB) PA2020/0031 Repeals the entire NT Planning Scheme and substitutes it with the NT Planning Scheme 2020. NT News 31/07/2020

Previous planning schemes

To read the planning rules before the introduction of the NTPS 2020, read about the previous scheme.


Last updated: 04 June 2021

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