Programs and initiatives

The Department routinely investigates and improves the planning, development and building system.

These programs drive whole-scale planning and building reforms as well as opportunities in day-to-day building policy.

Planning reforms

In 2021, the Development Act 1993 will cease operation in South Australia as part of a three phase approach.

Building reforms

The PDI Act 2016 introduces improved building controls to deliver a safe, high quality built environment.

Revitalising underutilised buildings

Unlocking investment opportunities for owners and investors in Adelaide City.

Aluminium Composite Panel audit

Identifies buildings clad with ACP and provides advice and action required to ensure ongoing safety.

Non-conforming or non-complying building products

Be informed and aware, use assured products and find where to get help