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Planning Assessment

Planning Consent involves the assessment of a proposal against the provisions of the Development Plan for the council area covered. The purpose of this process is to ensure development that:

  • Results in the appropriate use of the land within a particular location (zone or precinct);
  • Enhances and is in keeping with the environmental and visual qualities of the area;
  • Is compatible with the orderly and proper planning of the area and with surrounding development; and
  • Respects the living and working conditions of nearby residents and businesses.

In the City of Burnside, planning assessment is undertaken against the provisions of the Burnside Development Plan established under the South Australian Development Act and Regulations 1993. The following links will assist you understanding the South Australian Development Act and Regulations 1993 and the Burnside City Development Plan

For further information on any of the following, please call the Development Services Department on (08) 8366 4244 during business hours.

Last Updated : 17/03/2014