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Planning and Development

The Northern Territory Government Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is responsible for administering the Northern Territory Planning Scheme which covers developments within the Council region, outside of communities.

Visit the Department‘s web site at

For more information on planning and development within communities please contact Greg Buxton, Director Council Services on 8958 9500

Subdivisional Guidelines

Council has a subdivision and development guideline that should be used by anyone wanting to develop or redevelop property within the Central Desert Council communities. The guideline provides council philosophies and policies when undertaking development works. It includes the planning process, construction requirements, maintenance and approvals.