Public registers of information about development applications

Land use

You can search the public register to get details and follow the progress of applications, where:

  • the 'decision authority' is either
  • the application involves either land use, building or marine aquaculture
  • the application was lodged on or after 1 January 2010.

To request details of applications lodged before 1 January contact SCAP.

For details about applications where the 'decision authority' is a local council, contact the council where the development is located.

The application and assessment processes for all types of development are described in Development applications and how they are assessed.

Land division

In South Australia development approval must be obtained before land may be divided into separate allotments.

You can search the EDALA public register to get details and follow the progress of land division applications.

    From 31 July 2020 development applications lodged in Rural councils and for development on land not within a council area must be lodged under the new planning legislation.
    Visit PlanSA portal for more information.
    Developments in Urban and metropolitan councils will continue to be assessed under current legislation.

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