Research and search tools for land and property development

Building and development applications are lodged through the PlanSA portal.

You can research a location, property or geographical area using government location data, digital maps and land information systems.

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    Search using SAILIS

    The general public and account customers can purchase land and property information by searching the South Australian Integrated Land Information system (SAILIS).

    Industry professionals will usually need an account to access a broader range of SAILIS functionality.

    Access SAILIS as a guest user

    Median house prices

    You can access data on median house prices per quarter for:

    Custom and bulk data extracts

    Custom or bulk data products can be compiled using data from the land information systems database. You will be advised of any fee after your request has been reviewed.

    Request a data extract

    Individuals and businesses

    Complete the data request form and email a copy to Land Services SA at

    Government, councils and universities

    Commonwealth, state and local government agencies and universities can make a request online.

    Make a request

    Enquiries -

    Base map bulk data extracts

    Mapland sells topographic data from the Department of Water and Environment, including:

    • data
    • mapping
    • aerial imagery and photography

    South Australian Property and Planning Atlas

    Referred to as SAPPA, this tool is a free map-based application. You can use it to view land administration boundaries and get information about the ownership of land.

    Access SAPPA

    Location SA map viewer

    The road and satellite base map allows you to access government land and property data, including:

    • development plan zoning
    • land division application boundaries
    • local government area boundaries
    • property boundaries
    • heritage places.

    Search using the location map viewer

    Land use codes

    For valuation purposes, every property is coded according to actual use. Land use codes are divided into 9 major groups. Each code has 4 digits - the first digit is a primary code and the other 3 digits are for additional details.

    Find out more land use codes and how they are used

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