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Development Application Public Register

Use this area for any public notifications/alert/updates. To activate, change the class "inactive" to "active"

View and track development applications in South Australia


Applications that have been lodged for approval can be tracked throughout their assessment process to reaching a decision. As soon as application fees have been paid, an application is formally lodged and will be published online.

Not all development applications are contained in this public register

What you will find in this public register

Application type Included in the register?

Land division applications

A land division application involves the movement or deletion of boundaries of land. An example of a land division application is subdivision of a property.

Applications lodged since 2003

This public register includes all land division applications that have been lodged since 2003.

This includes all applications that are lodged with either a local council or the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP).

Land division applications lodged prior to 2003

Land division applications lodged prior to 2003 are not available from this public register.

If you are looking for a land division lodged before 2003, please contact the SCAP on 1800 752 664 (Option 3).

Land use applications

A land use application involves either building work or a change in land use. Examples of land use applications are constructing a new apartment block, erecting a new carport or converting a residential home to an office.

Land use applications lodged with the SCAP since 2010

This public register includes land use applications that have been lodged with the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) since 2010.

Land use applications lodged with a local council

Land use applications lodged with a local council are not available from this public register.

You can search for these land use applications on your relevant council website

Application plans and documents

All applications are lodged with a baseline amount of documentation, as determined by the relevant act.

Decision and referral information available

Once a decision has been made on an applicaton, a copy of the Decision Notification Form (DNF) will be made available for download as soon as is reasonably practicable.

For applications lodged under the PDI Act 2016, a copy of referral responses will also be made available for download once received.

No application documentation available

Copies of application plans and documents are not available for download from this public register.

You can request access to application documents by submitting a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

Applications on public notice

Applications that are on public notice are required to make all documentation available for public inspection and download during the public notice period.l

No public notice information displayed

Applications that are on public notice are not displayed in this public register.

See applications lodged with the SCAP that are currently on public notice

To see applications lodged with a local council that are on public notice, please visit the relevant council website​.

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