Introduction and contact details
This section has information about the Northern Territory (NT) Development Consent Authority, its role, and how you can contact them.
The Development Consent Authority was established under section 82 of the Planning Act. Read the law.
Role of the Development Consent Authority
Each division of the Development Consent Authority determines development applications within their area.
Outside of the division areas the consent authority is the Minister for Lands and Planning.
In these cases the Development Consent Authority is not the decision maker.
There are seven division areas associated with the larger population centres.
The following maps show the seven division areas of the authority:
- Alice Springs PDF, 877.07 KB
- Batchelor PDF, 43.86 KB
- Darwin PDF, 1321.13 KB
- Katherine PDF, 802.85 KB
- Litchfield PDF, 156.64 KB
- Palmerston PDF, 1192.82 KB
- Tennant Creek PDF, 537.37 KB .
Contact the authority
Contact the Development Consent Authority by either emailing or phoning the office of the chairman.
Development Consent Authority
GPO Box 1680, Darwin, NT 0801
Phone: (08) 8999 6044
Fax: (08) 8999 6055