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Please be advised that some community programs and services have been changed or cancelled.

Where possible, we encourage you to contact us by phone 8555 7000 or email

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Draft Planning and Design Code

In October 2019, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) released for public consultation the draft Code which is set to replace all Development Plans within South Australia.

Since the draft Code was released for consultation Council planning staff have been reviewing the document to determine the impacts on Alexandrina Council.

Council have lodged a submission on the Code and documents are listed below:

Between March and the revised implementation date of September 2020, Council will undertake training on the ePlanning system which the assessment of development applications will occur, and ensure that Council is business ready on the day the new system goes live.

Please find following links to some of the key documents on the (DPTI) SA Planning Portal and for further information please refer to the SA Planning Portal or call the hotline number 1800 318 102 or email enquiries to

Community Introductory Fact Sheet - two page summary

Draft Planning and Design Code

Change Impact Table for draft Planning and Design Code

Online map of proposed zones, sub-zones and overlays