Development applications

If you're planning a development, you may need to apply for approval first.

Find out how to lodge an application and track its progress to a decision through the assessment process.

Getting approval

Before undertaking development in South Australia you must get approval.

Before you lodge

Find out if you need approval for a development and rules that might apply.

Lodge an application

How to prepare and lodge your application with the necessary forms and fees.

Track and pay an application

See the progress of current or past development applications, from lodgement to decision.

Case management services

Relevant authorities offer case management for certain developments before lodgement.

HomeBuilder development

New regulations are being introduced to streamline the planning approvals process for South Australians building homes using the HomeBuilder scheme.