The Community Zone includes the latest planning news, changes to development and building regulations, as well as opportunities for you to have your say and direct input into the future planning of Canberra.

Minister for Planning Andrew Barr has released the Sustainable future workshop findings report for public comment until COB Friday 26
February 2010. This report will help the ACT Government develop planning policies to achieve its sustainability goals.

The ACT Government has released a Railway Masterplan for the ACT. The Masterplan outlines options for retaining a passenger station within East Lake. A summary report is also available.

Following a recent review all development application forms have been updated. These changes will be reflected automatically for eDevelopment users. If you use paper-based forms, you will need to download the new forms for lodgements after 13 January 2010. More...

What is an environmental impact statement? An environmental impact statement (EIS) details the anticipated environmental effects of a development on the environment. The aim of the EIS process is to reduce, offset or prevent significant negative environmental impacts of a development. More...

The following draft Environmental Impact Statements are open for coment:

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