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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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234 Department of Lands and Planning Development Assessment Provides development assessment and control processes under the Planning Act. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Applications processed under the Planning Act1,2 1 000 750 1 000 Average processing time for development applications (in days) 54 50 54 Client satisfaction with services 95% 95% 95% 1 Excludes Planning Scheme Amendments. 2 Lower number of development applications due to cyclical nature of development activity. Output Group: Planning Outcome: Strategic and long-term integrated planning that supports community needs, sustainable economic development and the future growth of the Territory. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Planning 9 376 11 821 9 459 Planning 9 376 11 821 9 459 Key Variations The decrease in the Planning output is a result of one-off funding in 2011-12 for the design of an early headworks package of water and road projects in Weddell to meet commitments for the Middle Arm Industrial Precinct. Planning Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Growth models for existing and new urban growth areas throughout the Territory 5 5 4 Indigenous communities with a scheduled Town Area Plan1 10 10 20 Major land use and urban planning projects undertaken to cater for future growth 10 13 13 Major infrastructure projects planned and managed 10 12 9 New projects commenced under the Strategic Planning Fund 6 10 6 Number of government and non-government organisations provided with policy advice and information relating to building sustainability issues 30 30 30 Audits and investigations of Territory Government buildings and land developments on energy consumption and emission reduction activities 10 10 10 Client satisfaction 90% 90% 90% 1 The measure is a cumulative total of plans completed.