Boards, committees and authorities

The following are working groups to help facilitate ongoing improvements to the delivery of land use, transport and infrastructure services.

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The Building Advisory Committee is a statutory body. It maintains industry input into the building control process in the Northern Territory.

Go to the Building Advisory Committee website.

The Building Appeals Board makes decisions about:

  • modifications to the application of building regulations
  • appeal by the owner or agent against the decision of a building certifier
  • appeal by the Director against the decision of a building certifier
  • appeal against the Director when acting in the capacity of a building certifier.

Go to the Building Appeals Board website.

The Northern Territory Government has established regional working groups to help facilitate ongoing improvements to the delivery of commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) services.

While the main focus of these groups is on the operational needs of transport users and operators, outcomes from these groups provide valuable input into the policy making process.

The working groups have been established under the NT law, with the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics providing ongoing secretariat support.

The three forums include the:

The Community Living Areas Tribunal is a statutory body. Its functions include making recommendations about whether land should be acquired by the Northern Territory. 

Go to the Community Living Areas Tribunal website.

Read about the NT Development Consent Authority, its role, meeting minutes and how you can contact them.

The following regional flood mitigation advisory committees were tasked to provide recommendations to mitigate the impact of flooding in the Darwin, Katherine, and Alice Springs region.

  • Darwin committee - the committee released its final report in August 2015 and is no longer active. Read about flood mitigation in Darwin.
  • Katherine committee - the committee released its final report in August 2015 and is no longer active. Read about flood mitigation in Katherine.
  • Alice Springs committee - the committee released its final report in June 2017 and is no longer active. Read about flood mitigation Alice Spings.

The Northern Territory Planning Commission is an independent statutory authority.

It sets the strategic framework for integrated land use, transport and infrastructure planning, working to deliver more sustainable and cost-effective outcomes for the community that reflect environmental and heritage values.

The Commission consults with the community to develop strategic plans and policies for inclusion in the Planning Scheme and advises on significant development proposals.

Go to the Northern Territory Planning Commission website.

The Valuation Board of Review considers objections to decisions of the Valuer General, usually for rating purposes.

Go to the Valuation Board of Review website.

Last updated: 11 November 2019

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