The South Australian Planning Strategy includes plans for seven regional areas of the state, as well as The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide.
The Eyre and Western Region Plan 3.6 MB was published in April 2012 . It covers eleven council areas:
The Far North Region Plan 3.6 MB was published in July 2010 and covers four council areas:
It also covers the region's unincorporated (out of council) areas, which are administered by the Outback Communities Authority.
The Kangaroo Island Plan 2.8 MB was published in January 2011. It should be read in conjunction with an addendum 2.8 MB that resulted from an amendment to align the plan with priorities identified by the Kangaroo Island Futures Authority.
The plan covers the Kangaroo Island Council.
The Limestone Coast Region Plan 5.9 MB was published in August 2011 and covers seven council areas:
The Mid North Region Plan 5.9 MB was published in May 2011 and covers seven council areas:
The Mid North region plan will be combined with the Yorke Peninsula regional land use framework to form in one volume in 2014.
The Murray and Mallee Region Plan 3.7 MB was published in January 2011. It should be read conjunction with an addendum 3.3 MB that resulted from an amendment to recognise the special character of the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale.
It covers eight council areas:
The Yorke Peninsula Regional Land Use Framework 1.3 MB was published in December 2007 and covers the Yorke Peninsula and Wakefield Plains, which encompass four council areas:
The Yorke Peninsula Regional Land Use Framework will be combined with the Mid North Region Plan to form one volume in 2014.
The region plans contain the state government's directions on land use and development, including policies related to:
The policies help state and local government agencies plan and coordinate the provision of services and infrastructure such as:
The plans are developed by the state government in collaboration with councils and regional development and natural resources management bodies, and in consultation with the public.
The state government is required to:
Councils must review and amend their development plans to ensure they are consistent with the plan for their region.
The planning strategy also includes plans for these major regional centres:
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