Kangaroo Island - American River - Tourist Resort

The proposal

The proposal for the American River Tourist Resort by City and Central Consulting Pty Ltd can generally be described as a tourist accommodation resort, comprising a range of resort suites and freestanding self contained villas, together with resort amenities. The proposal received the Governor's Development Authorisation on 27 January 2017.

The proponent now seeks to modify the layout plan and elements of the built form to reduce the number of structures on site.

The amendment to the proposal comprises the staged construction of:

  • staff accommodation
  • 102 hotel rooms
  • 16 villas with two bedrooms
  • conference facility
  • day spa
  • complementary nature based activities.

Assessment stages and documentation


Minister's Decision



Assessment Report (addendum)



Release of Amendment to DR for public comment

15 April 2021

Addendum Report (PDF, 513 KB)

Consolidated Plans (PDF, 38427 KB)

Governor's decision

27 January 2017

Government Gazette dated 27 January 2017, page 194

Assessment report by minister

27 January 2017

Assessment Report (PDF, 2343 KB)

Release of Response Document

25 November 2016

Response to Submissions (PDF, 2403 KB)

Revised Plans - Part 1 (PDF, 27705 KB)

Revised Plans - Part 2 (PDF, 30078 KB)

Release of submissions made by public to Development Report

16 November 2016

Public Submissions (PDF, 13454 KB)

Release of assessment document by proponent for public consultation

13 October 2016

Development Report - Part 1 (PDF, 32045 KB)

PDevelopment Report - Part 2 (PDF, 19191 KB)

Drawings - Part 1 (PDF, 33669 KB)

Drawings - Part 2 (PDF, 28498 KB)

Drawings - Part 3 (PDF, 19158 KB)

Technical Reports and Guidelines (PDF, 13476 KB)

Background Feasibility Study (PDF, 18326 KB)

Background Proposal Design (PDF, 18719 KB)

Public Notice (PDF, 1703 KB)

Feedback form for representors (PDF, 350 KB)

Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined as DR

29 September 2016

Guidelines (PDF, 914 KB)

Public Notice (PDF, 58 KB)

Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined as PER

21 April 2016

Guidelines (PDF, 317 KB)

Declaration as major development

18 July 2015

Government Gazette dated 6 August 2015

Government Gazette dated 8 September 2016