Road opening and closing proposals

The closing of public roads and the opening of some public roads in South Australia is managed by local councils.

Refer to the Surveyor-General’s Guidelines (1.7 MB PDF) to prepare and lodge applications to open and close roads.

People who are affected by a road opening or closure can lodge an objection or apply for easement rights as part of a 28-day public consultation process.

Make an objection or request for easement rights

2021

Description of proposalPreliminary planGazette noticeDeadline for objectionOutcome
Proposed road opening:
Pinehill Avenue (portion),
Suttontown
City of Mount Gambier 
PP 21/002725 November 2021 (page  4194)
(58.5 KB PDF)
23 Dec 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road,
Willamulka
Barunga West Council
PP 21/002618 November 2021 (page 4114) (33.7 KB PDF)16 Dec 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Follet Close (portion),
Totness
Mount Barker District Council
PP 21/002518 November 2021 (page 4115) (459.8 KB PDF)16 Dec 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portion),
Sellicks Hill
City of Onkaparinga 
PP 21/002411 November 2021 (page 4027) (312.5 KB PDF)9 Dec 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Martin Crescent (portion),
Tarpeena
District Council of Grant 
PP 21/00234 November 2021 (page 3990)
(125.5 KB PDF)
2 Dec 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portions),
Magarey
Wattle Range Council 
PP 21/002214  October 2021 (page 3781) (236.2 KB PDF)11 Nov 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Unmade Road (portion),
Lipson
District Council of Tumby Bay 
PP 21/00212 September 2021 (page 3502) (229.9 KB PDF)30 Sept 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Unnamed Road (portion),
Redwood Park
City of Tea Tree Gully 
PP 21/00207 October 2021 (page 3742)
(233.3 KB PDF)
4 Nov 2021 
Proposed road  opening and closure:
Jackson Hill Road (portions),
Willunga and The Range
City of Onkaparinga
PP 21/00195 August 2021 (page 2998)
(409.5 KB PDF)
2 Sept 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Washington Street (portion),
Port Lincoln
City of Port Lincoln
PP 21/00185 August 2021 (page 2998)
(406.6 KB PDF)
2 Sept 2021 
Proposed road closure:
West Terrace (portion),
Orroroo
District Council of Orroroo Carrieton 
PP 21/001715 July 2021 (page 2848)
(234.0 KB PDF)
12 Aug 2021Completed
Gazettal 18 November 2021 (pages 4111 & 4112)  (292.0 KB PDF)
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portion),
Harrogate
Mount Barker District Council 
PP 21/001517 June 2021 (page 2245)
(236.1 KB PDF)
15 Jul 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Mount Magnificent Road (portions),
Mount Magnificent
Alexandrina Council 
PP 21/00143 June 2021 (page 2134)
(338.6 KB PDF)
1 Jul 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portion),
Arthurton
Yorke Peninsula Council 
PP 21/001320 May 2021 (page 1477) (232.0 KB PDF)17 Jun 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portion),
Sellicks Hill
City of Onkaparinga 
PP 21/00126 May 2021 (page 1356)
(233.0 KB PDF)
3 Jun 2021 
Proposed road opening & closure:
Pomona Road (portions),
Stirling
Adelaide Hills Council 
PP 21/001115 April 2021 (page 1211) (239.3 KB PDF)13 May 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Power Line Road (portions),
Port Vincent
Yorke Peninsula Council 
PP 21/00068 April 2021 (page 1162)
(229.8 KB PDF)
6 May 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Swift Avenue (portion),
Dulwich
City of Burnside 
PP 21/000518 February 2021 (page  600) (240.6 KB PDF)18 Mar 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Princes Road (portion),
Greenacres
City of Port Adelaide Enfield 
PP 21/000321 January 2021 (page 151)
(236.9 KB PDF)
18 Feb 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road,
Onkaparinga Hills
City of Onkaparinga 
PP 21/000411 February 2021 (page 390) (25.3 KB PDF)11 Mar 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portion),
Undalya
Clare & Gilbert Valleys
Council 
PP 21/00024 February 2021 (page 316)
(336.5 KB PDF)
4 Mar 2021 

2020

Description of proposalPreliminary planGazette noticeDeadline for objectionOutcome
Proposed road closure:
Anson Street (portion),
Blair Athol
City of Port Adelaide Enfield 
PP 20/0050 17 December 2020 (page 6017) (19.8 KB PDF)14 Jan 2021 
Proposed road closure:
Public Road (portions),
Narridy
Northern Areas Council
PP 20/00453 December 2020 (page 5569) (369.2 KB PDF)31 Dec 2020 
Proposed road closure:
The Cove Road (portion),
Hallett Cove
City of Marion 
PP 20/00433 December 2020 (page 5559) (481.2 KB PDF)31 Dec 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Snook Road (portion),
Fisherman Bay
Barunga West Council
PP 20/004221 January 2021 (page 151)
(238.2 KB PDF)
18 Feb 2021 
Proposed road opening & closure:
Pomona Road (portion),
Stirling
Adelaide Hills Council 
PP 20/0038 24 September 2020 (page 4728) (29.2 KB PDF)22 Oct 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Laneway off Market Street,
Adelaide
City of Adelaide
PP 20/00341 October 2020 (page 4801) (26.3 KB PDF)29 Oct 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Vineyard Terrace & Allen Street (portions),
Burra
Regional Council of Goyder 
PP 20/0031 20 August 2020 (page 4397) (20.7 KB PDF)17 Sept 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Viaduct Avenue (portion),
Henley Beach South
City of Charles Sturt 
PP 20/00289 July 2020 (page 3802) (162.2 KB PDF)6 Aug 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Welland Street (portion),
Port Noarlunga
City of Onkaparinga 
PP 20/002011 March 2021 (page  935)
(233.8 KB PDF)
8 Apr 2021Completed
Gazettal 18 November 2021 (pages 4111) (30.5 KB PDF)
Proposed road closure:
Sycamore Crescent (portion),
Hawthorndene
City of Mitcham 
PP 20/001023 April 2020 (page 825)
(33.6 KB PDF)
21 May 2020 
Proposed road closure:
Martin Road (portions),
Mount Barker
Mount Barker District Council
PP 20/00085 March 2020 (page 497) (24.7 KB PDF) 2 Apr 2020

2019

Description of proposalPreliminary planGazette noticeDeadline for objectionOutcome
Proposed road closure:
Lynton Avenue (portion) and
Lynmouth Avenue (portion),
Brighton North
City of Holdfast Bay
PP 19/005212 December 2019 (page 4305)
(73.9 KB PDF)
9 Jan 2020  
Proposed road closure:
Robert Street (portion),
Moonta
Copper Coast Council
PP 19/00407 November 2019 (page 3828) (31.7 KB PDF) 5 Dec 2019  
Proposed road closure:
Knight Street (portion),
Willaston
The Town of Gawler
PP 19/003019 September 2019 (pages 3335 & 3336)
(52.2 KB PDF)
17 Oct 2019  
Proposed road closure:
Aclare Mine Road (portion),
St Ives
Mount Barker District Council
PP 19/002322 August 2019 (page 3126) (35.7 KB PDF) 19 Sep 2019  
Proposed road closure:
Lower North East Road (portion),
Highbury
City of Tea Tree Gully 
PP 19/002023 July 2020 (page 4076)
(156.0 KB PDF)
20 Aug 2020  
Proposed road closure:
Anderson Avenue (portion),
Mitcham and Torrens Park
City of Mitcham
PP 19/00164 July 2019 (page 2625) (30.5 KB PDF) 1 Aug 2019

2018

Description of proposal Preliminary plan Gazette notice Deadline for objectionOutcome
Proposed road closure:
James Road,
Stirling North
Corporation of the City of Port Augusta
PP 18/004425 October 2018 (page 3880)
(33.0 KB PDF)
22 Nov 2018  
Proposed road closure:
Lady Gowrie Drive (portion),
Taperoo
City of Port Adelaide Enfield
PP 18/003927 September 2018 (page 3657) (140.5 KB PDF) 25 Oct 2018

2017 and earlier

Description of proposalPreliminary planGazette noticeDeadline for objectionOutcome
Proposed road opening and closure:
Montacute Road (portion),
Montacute
Adelaide Hills Council 
PP 05/005611 February 2021 (page  390) (51.8 KB PDF)11 Mar 2021 

Legislation

Roads (Opening and Closing) Act 1991


Page last updated 26 November 2021

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