The object of the National Capital Plan, which is prepared and administered by the National Capital Authority, is 'to ensure that Canberra and the territory are planned and developed in accordance with their national significance'.
The National Capital Plan sets out the broad planning framework for all of the Australian Capital Territory, and provides detailed planning policies and guidelines for areas designated as having the special characteristics of the national capital.
Any buildings or structures, demolition, landscaping or excavation works in these designated areas require the prior written approval of the NCA.
The applicant may be required to provide evidence of environmental clearance or approval from the Department of the Environment and Heritage before the NCA will give its approval to development proposals on:
The NCA's consideration of such proposals is based on the relevant provisions of the National Capital Plan.
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