Development application advertising requirements

Changes to planning laws

On 31 July 2020, planning laws changed in the Northern Territory (NT). Read about these changes.

The NT Planning Scheme 2020 also came into force on 31 July 2020. It replaces the 2007 scheme. Read the current planning scheme.

If you have a development permit application, you may need to advertise and pay a fee.

You will also need to notify the relevant government authority and other parties.

The table below lists the different notification types, and advertising requirements and fees.

ActionLocal government and service authority notificationNeighbour notificationLocal notificationStandard notificationDesignated development notification
Advertising fee$0$0$0$348$348
Exhibition period14 days14 days14 days14 days28 days
Circulation to local government and service authoritiesYesYesYesYesYes
Inclusion on Planning Notices OnlineNoNoYesYesYes
Letter to adjacent property ownersNoYes - only to an affected property Yes - to all adjacent propertiesNo No
Sign on the landNoNoYes*Yes*Yes*
Newspaper advertisementNoNoNoYesYes

* Actions that are the responsibility of the applicant.

Last updated: 31 July 2020

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