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Understanding exempt development provisions in ACT

Exemptions in planning legislation are provisions made in the law to reduce red tape and allow property owners to carry out certain types of development without unnecessary regulation, policing and oversight.

In the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) there are two different exemption provisions; development exemptions and building exemptions. 

Please visit the following self-check links for more information:

https://www.planning.act.gov.au/build-buy-renovate/build-buy-or-renovate/approvals/exempt-work/da-exemption-self-check
Scroll down and select the dropdown for Garages, sheds and gazebos.

https://www.planning.act.gov.au/build-buy-renovate/build-buy-or-renovate/approvals/exempt-work/ba-exemption-self-check
Scroll down and select the dropdown for Garages, sheds and gazebos.

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