Dickson Residents Group

Dickson – Development Applications

Dickson is a suburb in the Inner North of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir James Dickson (1832-1901) who was a Queensland advocate of Australian Federation and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. There is no specific theme for street names.

The population count of Dickson on census night 2016 was 2,149 people.

Local Groups:

Most Recent 15 Dickson Development Applications

The latest public Environment and Planning Directorate – Planning notifications can also be accessed from their site. The following is an extract of the public applications selected by NCCC that principally relate to Dickson or have an impact on North Canberra or its residents; the extract may not be complete and does not contain development applications that are not publicly notified.


Address: 30 Marsden Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202342370

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition of existing windows, installation of a new sliding door, internal alterations and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2023-12-08


Address: 19 Challis Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202342394

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW SIGN - Installation of pylon sign on the verge of Challis Street adjoining block 45 section 33 Dickson and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2023-12-08


Address: 50 Antill Street, 36 Badham Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202342129

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING MIXED USE AND LEASE VARIATION - Addition of a structural support column to the existing steel pergola, and associated works. Lease Variation for stratum subdivision into multiple blocks contained within two Crown leases.
Comment closure date: 2023-11-01


Address: 18 Challis Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202341922

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR LEASE VARIATION - variation of the Crown lease to - a) reduce the minimum number of parking spaces required in the multi-level car parking structure from three hundred and twenty five (325) to two hundred and fifty (250); and b) add the following additional uses: (i) craft workshop; (ii) shop, limited to a maximum gross floor area of 25m2.
Comment closure date: 2023-10-16


Address: 12 Lowrie Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202341599

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of existing dwelling, construction of one 3 storey building consisting of three residential dwellings, landscaping, tree removal and associated works. Lease Variation to permit a maximum of three dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2023-10-16



(Note: Earlier Development Applications can be seen by accessing the ACTPLA website or by going to PlanningAlerts.  Note ACTPLA do remove access to the development application documentation some time after the DA closes, but PlanningAlerts do retain some basic historical information.)