Adelaide Shores amendment

Current status

The Adelaide Shores Development Plan Amendment (DPA) - (4.8 MB PDF) was approved by the Minister for Planning by notice in the South Australian Government Gazette on 25 September 2014.

Purpose of the amendment

The purpose of the DPA was to introduce policy that supports the role of the Adelaide Shores site as a significant recreation, sporting and tourism facility. It also will ensure greater consistency across the three development plans that apply to the site.

Area affected by the amendment

The DPA affects some 228 hectares of land bounded by Tapleys Hill Road to the east, West Beach Road to the north, Anderson Avenue to the south and the coastline to the west.

The development plans affected are:

  • Charles Sturt Council Development Plan
  • West Torrens Council Development Plan
  • Land Not Within a Council Area (Metropolitan) Development Plan.

Development plans

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 20 November 2013. A public meeting was held on 10 December 2013.

Related information

On this site

About development plans
The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide
South Australia's planning policies


Community information sheet - (730.0 KB PDF)
Guide to development plans and development plan amendments - (660.2 KB PDF)
Adelaide Shores Combined Masterplan - (3.1 MB PDF)
Connor Holmes Adelaide Shores Ministerial DPA Investigation Report - (5.2 MB PDF)
Connor Holmes Boating Masterplan - (690.8 KB PDF)
EBS Ecology West Beach Reptile and Amphibian Survey 2011-2012 - (2.1 MB PDF)
CE Lock and SP Cordingley West Beach Dunes Vegetation Management Plan, Adelaide Shores 2008 - (18.4 MB PDF)
Murray F Young and Associates Traffic and Parking Report - (3.0 MB PDF)
SGL Consulting Group and Dash Architects Indoor Leisure Centre Study - (3.7 MB PDF)
Taylor Cullity Lethlean SK 01 Adelaide Shores Streetscape Master Plan, August 2010 - (3.6 MB PDF)
Walbridge and Glbert Adelaide Shores Stormwater Harvesting Feasibility Study - (2.3 MB PDF)

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

Other websites

Adelaide Shores
Adelaide Airport
Office for Recreation and Sport
Strategic Infrastructure Plan for South Australia
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board


Planning contacts - Development plans and amendments

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