Minister for Lands, Planning and the Environment Peter Chandler has called for Darwin's current 90-metre height restriction on buildings in the CBD to be scrapped with a proposed amendment that will be placed on public exhibition for a 28-day period.

“There is no reason why buildings in Darwin’s CBD should be limited to 90 metres through an arbitrary regulation. It is unnecessary red tape and a road block to investment,” Chandler said. In addition to the barrier to investment and development that the height curb presents, Chandler also pointed to the…