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: 484 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733039

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733039 - S197R Amendment to the development application for construction of a mixed use development consisting of retail/commercial space (shops, cafes, restaurants), medical centre, 249 residential units, basement parking, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-15


Address: 16 Hope Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138280

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PLAN - Proposal for an Estate Development Plan, for Stage 3 only, to create 8 CZ5 Zoned blocks including 6 single residential blocks and 2 commercial blocks. Works include establishment of block boundaries; works to provide access and utility connections where necessary; stormwater management; earthworks; shared paths and associated landscaping on and off-site, including a 2m shared path along Northbourne Avenue verge; development of public domain areas including the nearby Hope Street playground at Block 19 Section 11 Dickson; and improvements to Morphett Street to facilitate traffic movements into the site. Note that development of buildings on the blocks will be subject to separate Development Applications.
Comment closure date: 2021-03-23


Address: 65 Wilshire Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240003

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To subdivide the block into two blocks.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-06


Address: 46 Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240159

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - Demolition of existing garage and partial porch areas. Construction of new a garage and deck, extension to the ground floor with internal alterations to existing dwelling and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-05-31


Address: 184 Phillip Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240135

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR CAR PARK - Construction of a new 35 space car park, driveways, new footpaths, lighting, bollards, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-06-07


Address: 73 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139742

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW SUBSTATION - construction of a new services enclosure and screen, verge and connection works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-04-05


Address: 48 Dumaresq Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139343

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW DWELLING AND NEW SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a new single storey dwelling and detached secondary residence, attached garages, pergolas, driveway and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-17


Address: Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139368

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of 2 new 9 storey buildings comprising a total of 166 units, 3 level basement carparking underneath, common use facilities, terraces, driveway, civil works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-08


Address: 26 Archer Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139064

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a secondary residence, tree removal, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-11-15


Address: 81,89 Cowper Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139304

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwellings and the construction of 5 new two storey townhouses with attached garages, landscaping and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to consolidate two blocks and to specify 5 (five) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2021-11-05


Address: 35 Karuah Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733065

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733065. Amendment to the development application for construction of 6 new buildings up to 9 storeys containing a total of 409 dwellings, roof gardens, basement parking, landscaping, removal of trees and associated site works - the amendment is to remove the originally proposed green wall in compliance with the BCA clause C1.14, excluding the use of living or synthetic plant materials and to include a painted mural only.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-21


Address: 77 Majura Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139186

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING - A new single storey secondary residence in addition to the existing dwelling, additions and alterations to existing house including attached garage, extended driveway, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-29


Address: 496 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138948

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To vary the Crown lease by adding community use excluding hospital and to increase the maximum gross floor area permitted for shop to 2,500 square metres.
Comment closure date: 2021-10-21


Address: Corner Of Northbourne Ave & Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114 (S197G). Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The amendment proposes increased finished floor level of level 9, screening for rooftop servicing to accomodate all air conditioning units, rooftop awning element of each building, height of rooftop balustrades, height of the lift overruns and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-09-29


Address: 19 Moncrieff Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201935887

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201935887 (S197E). Amendment to the development application for proposal for a new childcare centre and lease variation - the amendment proposes: addition of a refuge area between the carpark and the building; internal alterations to the lower floor and addition of upper floor area; adjustments to the faade and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-09-17



(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.)