Submissions to Planning Bill Inquiry due 16 November

The ISCCC encourages inner south residents to provide your views by 16 November on the new Draft Planning Bill to the Legislative Assembly’s Planning, Transport and City Services Committee Inquiry. The new Bill and associated Territory Plan and District Strategies are the most significant changes to the ACT planning system in 15 years. The ISCCC is preparing a submission, and will shortly upload here a summary of key conclusions and recommendations, updating our submission to the ACT Government dated 15 June 2022 (see our original submission at https://www.isccc.org.au/isccc/wp-content/uploads/FINAL-ISCCC-Submission-Planning-Bill-15June2022.pdf). Little appears to have changed in the draft Bill submitted to the Legislative Assembly. Retired

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August 2022 Newsletter

I hope you have been bearing up in our cold winter. It is great to see blossoms starting to come out!  This newsletter provides an update on recent and upcoming developments. Hold the Date – ISCCC Public Forum 13 September 7-9pm The ISCCC’s next public forum on 13 September will focus on light rail and urban intensification along the Civic to Woden corridor. This will be held at the Yarralumla Public School in Loftus Street in person and on Zoom. To attend in person please register in advance on Eventbrite  Register Here To attend online please register in advance on Zoom  Register

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ACT Draft Planning Bill

ACT DRAFT PLANNING BILL-DISCUSSION PAPERS On 29 June 2022 the Minister for Planning and Land Management, Mick Gentleman, released a draft Planning Bill. This Bill is complex, and requires detailed consideration. It will shape planning in Canberra for many years into the future. The draft Bill does not provide the full picture, as the ACT Government will release the new draft Territory Plan and a draft district strategy for the Inner South later in 2022. The status of current development codes and controls is not clear yet. This information is crucial to enable a full consideration by the community of

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