Capital City amendment

Current status

The Capital City Development Plan Amendment (DPA) - (3.8 MB PDF) was approved by the Minister for Planning by notice in the South Australian Government Gazette on 25 October 2012.

This fact sheet - (1.3 MB PDF) describes the planning policy changes that were included in the amendment and the additional changes made by the Minister in response to feedback from the community.

Purpose of the amendment

This DPA introduces new planning policies into the Adelaide development plan. The changes will provide a more robust and flexible planning framework for the city that responds to change and supports high-quality, innovative design in new development.

Area affected by the amendment

The amendment affects parts of Adelaide's central business district and North Adelaide.

To view a map showing the areas affected, see the Capital City DPA community information sheet - (292.0 KB PDF).

The Development plan affected is the Adelaide (City) Development Plan.

Consultation process

Consultation on Ministerial DPAs is conducted by the Development Policy Advisory Committee (DPAC), an independent statutory committee which provides advice to the Minister for Planning.

Public consultation on the amendment closed on 1 June 2012. A public meeting was held on 27 June 2012.

Related information

On this site

About development plans


Media release - (92.0 KB PDF)
Guide to development plans and development plan amendments - (660.2 KB PDF)

For an alternative version of a document on this page see Planning contacts - Development plans and amendments.


Planning contacts - Development plans and amendments

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