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Annual Report 2013/2014 Northern Territory Planning Commission



Annual Report 2013/2014 Northern Territory Planning Commission

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PMS 401 PMS Cool Grey 11 PMS 173 Northern Territory Planning Commission | Annual Report 201314 10 Our Strategic Plans Planning priorities The Planning Commission prepares strategic land use plans to manage growth in anticipation rather than in response. The Commission proactively sets the strategic framework for better integrated land use, transport and infrastructure planning, delivering more sustainable and cost-effective outcomes for the community, with sensitivity to environmental and heritage values. The Planning Commission is committed to providing expert and independent advice that contributes to economic growth and development, and values the protection of the environment and natural assets. Developing strategic plans Our primary role is to prepare integrated strategic plans in consultation with the community. These plans may identify future transport corridors, utility corridors and sites for essential facilities including communication, water and power supply, gas and similar condensates, effluent treatment and regional waste, public and social infrastructure. The Planning Commission may provide guidance on where and how communities or urban areas should grow. Our plans can include maps, policy statements and objectives relating to housing, transport, economic development, the environment, open space and conservation. During 2013-14, the Planning Commission made key achievements in guiding the Territorys longterm growth, and providing confidence and certainty for the community and industry on future land uses. Providing for the orderly development and sustainable use of land.

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