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Darwin Regional Land Use Plan



Darwin Regional Land Use Plan


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Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment

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Darwin (N.T.)

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v CONTENTS Regional Context and Policies 45 The Past 46 The Present 47 The Future 48 Land for Residential Development 48 Land for Retail Development 49 Land for Commercial (Office)Development 50 Land for Industrial Development 52 Regional Landscape and Natural Resources 54 Environment and Heritage 54 Land Suitability 56 Natural Resource Management 60 Natural Hazard Risks 66 Environment Related 66 Weather Events 68 Development Related Constraints and Opportunities 70 Development Structure 70 Significant Land Uses 74 References 76 List of Tables Table 1 - Activity Centre Hierarchy 21 Table 2 - Dwelling Type Distribution 2001 - 2011 48 Table 3 - Short Term Forecast Dwellings by Greenfield and Infill. 49 Table 4 - Floor Space Market Demand by Centre Type 50 Table 5 - Distribution of Office Jobs 51 Table 6 - Serviced Industrial Land Demand 52 Table 7 - Horticultural Soil Characteristics 62 List of Figures Figure 1 - Population Growth Projections 48 Figure 2 - Retail Spending per Person 49 Figure 3 - Retail Floor Space Comparison 49 Figure 4 - White Collar Workforce in the Darwin Region 50 List of Maps Subregions 2 Land Use Structure 13 Land Use Structure 14 Greenfield Development 17 Water Reticulation 31 Sewerage Network 32 Future Regional Transport 34 Subregions 37 Activity Centres 51 Significant Concentrations of Threatened Vegetation 55 Sites of Conservation Significance 57 Soil Drainage 58 Acid Sulfate Soils 59 Water Resources 61 Horticulture Potential 63 Minerals and Extractive Minerals 65 Biting Insects 67 Storm Tide 69 Reticulated Services 73 Darwin Airport Constraints and Defence Properties 75

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