Strategies, plans & policies directory

The Active City Strategy contains a series of strategies aimed at achieving four key outcomes over a 10 year period; ‘great spaces to be physically active’, ‘financially sustainable facilities’, ‘people choose to be physically active in the City’ and ‘community led sports opportunities’.
The Adelaide Park Lands Events Management Plan provides the management framework for Council and the community to adhere to in holding events in the Park Lands. It aims to strike a balance between growing events in the Park Lands, caring for the Park Lands and acknowledging the needs of local residents, businesses and the local community.
The purpose of this document is to support, through the granting of leases and licenses, the undertaking of sporting and commercial activities on the Park Lands which underpin their use and activation for both formal and informal recreation.
The Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy is an aspirational document developed by the Adelaide Park Lands Authority, a statutory body established by the Adelaide Park Lands Act 2005, to manage the iconic Park Lands.  It has been endorsed by City of Adelaide and now the Minister and the State Government will be asked to endorse the document too.
This Infrastructure and Asset Management plan focuses on the management of the City of Adelaide’s property and buildings. This plan specifies the life cycle requirements for effective management, inspection and replacement of this asset group and outlines the financial implications and standards to be adhered to. The Asset Management plan is a tool which combines management, financial, engineering and technical practices to ensure the level of service required by customers is provided at the most economical cost to the community.
This Infrastructure and Asset Management plan focuses on the management of the City of Adelaide’s lighting, electrical and CCTV network. This plan is intended to demonstrate how Council will achieve this outcome by applying the principles of responsible asset management planning.
Asset management plan covering the Park Lands and open space elements including trees, irrigation, landscaped areas.
This Infrastructure and Asset Management plan focuses on the management of the City of Adelaide’s transportation network. This plan specifies the life cycle requirements for effective management, inspection and replacement of this asset group and outlines the financial implications and standards to be adhered to.
This Infrastructure and Asset Management plan focuses on the management of the City of Adelaide’s Urban Elements. This plan specifies the life cycle requirements for effective management, inspection and replacement of this asset group and outlines the financial implications and standards to be adhered to.
This Infrastructure and Asset Management plan focuses on the management of the City of Adelaide’s Torrens Lake assets and stormwater drainage network. This plan specifies the life cycle requirements for effective management, inspection and replacement of this asset group and outlines the financial implications and standards to be adhered to.
This policy sets out the key Corporate Asset Management policies associated with the effective management of the City's assets.
Describes the provision and recording of cabling technology throughout the City of Adelaide.
Our Carbon Neutral Strategy 2015-2025 details our aspiration for Adelaide to be the world’s first carbon neutral city.
Following extensive public consultation and stakeholder engagement Council has arrived at a vision for the City: Adelaide is a welcoming and dynamic city full of rich and diverse experiences. The City of Adelaide 2016-2020 Strategic Plan tells Adelaide’s growth story and articulates an agenda for strong growth over the next four years. The Strategic Plan consists of four key themes Smart, Green, Liveable and Creative, underpinned by objectives and 110 actions to demonstrate Council’s commitment to tangible results.
Adelaide Oval / Tarntanya Wama including Adelaide Oval surrounds
Chapter 10 - Lefevre Park / Nantu Wama, The Olive Groves / Kuntingga & The Olive Groves / Parngutilla
Chapter 11 - Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga, Bullrush Park / Warnpangga, Mistletoe Park / Tainmuntilla
Chapter 12 - Palmer Gardens / Pangki Pangki and Red Gum Park / Karrawirra
Chapter 14 - Rundle Park / Kadlitpina, King Rodney Park / Ityamai-itpina
Chapter 15 - Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi
Chapter 16 - Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga
Chapter 17 - Wellington Square / Kudnartu, Light Square / Wauwi, Hurtle Square / Tangkaira and Hindmarsh Square / Mukata
Chapter 2 - Carriageway Park / Tuthangga, Peppermint Park / Wita Wirra & Pelzer Park / Pityarilla
Chapter 3 - Blue Gum Park / Kurangga
Chapter 4 - Veale Park / Walyu Yarta
Chapter 5 - Golden Wattle Park / Mirnu Wirra, Josie Agius Park / Wikaparntu Wirra & G S Kingston Park / Wirrarninthi
Chapter 6 - Ellis Park / Tampawardli & Gladys Elphick Park / Narnungga
Chapter 7 - Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli
Chapter 8 - Possum Park / Pirltawardli
Chapter 9 - Denise Norton Park / Pardipardinyilla, Reservoir Park / Kangatilla & Bragg Park / Ngampa Yarta
To establish a framework of internal controls, that support implementation of the Site Contamination Policy (the Policy) and mitigate risks to the natural environment, human health and the corporation.
The policy provides guiding principles and procedures to assist Council in minimising its risk and developing a culture of best practice in the field of preventing, managing and monitoring site contamination. 
This policy and procedure covers all complaints received by the Corporation whatever the source or nature of the complaint.
This policy provides the basis for flying flags and banners in several designated locations.
The Footpath Paving Policy is now categorised under Street Permit Operating Policy and Guidelines.
This policy establishes a cohesive framework within which the installation of new lighting, and the upgrade or replacement of existing elements of the City’s lighting infrastructure, will most effectively enhance the City’s quality, consistency and efficiency of night lighting in public places as well as visual appeal, safety and utility.
This policy provides a clear picture of Council's expectations for licensed premises in the City and is an important policy tool to assist managing the mix of different land uses.
These operating guidelines accompany the North Adelaide public realm policy.
This policy will ensure that any Council works in the public realm that would impact on heritage values are the subject of heritage assessment and determination by Council.
This policy provide criteria for the commercial use of public footpaths to ensure that such use does not impinge on public safety or amenity. The implementation date for these documents was 1 January 2005. 
To optimise the use of on-street space available for parking in a manner that best meets local needs and complements the role of available off-street parking.
One of the functions of the Council is a responsibility to take measures to protect its area from hazards and to improve the amenity of the City. The Council is committed to using the order making powers available to it under the Local Government Act 1999 in such a way as to facilitate a safe and healthy environment and to maintain and improve amenities within the City.
The Adelaide Park Lands Landscape Master Plan provides landscape direction for management of the Park Lands.  It was endorsed in April 2011, as a result of a recommendation from the Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy which recognised the need for landscape management for the entire system of Park Lands.  The Master Plan has determined a set of Guiding Principles for the landscape of the Park Lands, and divides the Park Lands into four zones as shown below, providing a vision and planting directions for each zone, while recognising the importance of the unity of the Park Lands.
This management plan seeks to address the means by which Park Lands Olive trees can be efficiently and effectively managed to improve their health and fruit set without comprising our commitments to the Park Lands Management Strategy and the Environmental Management Plan.
This policy outlines the minimum communication and consultation requirements under the Act that Council is required to comply with and should be read in conjunction with the Community Engagement Strategy and the Administration’s online toolkit, to ensure consistent, meaningful and effective consultation is achieved.
City of Adelaide plays a leading role in delivering public health actions which promote wellbeing and good health. Council works alongside the broader community and partners to preserve, protect and promote public health.
The purpose of this Policy is to provide a framework for selecting and adopting new and replacement names for roads.
This discussion paper updates Council’s Community Safety discussion paper of 2011, reviewing crime and community perceptions of safety data to identify opportunities and challenges.
The Safer City Policy is Council’s framework for creating a safer city. The policy is executed through the Safer City Action Plan 2019-23 and the City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2016-2020.
City of Adelaide’s Safer City Strategy is a crime prevention and community safety program for the City of Adelaide. It builds on the work of the previous Adelaide Local Crime Prevention Committee Program and encompasses the ideals of a Safe Community under the World Health Organisation – a place that is free of risk or injury and promotes safety.
This guideline describes the steps to be followed in developing and considering a separate rate proposal (including the roles and responsibilities of Council and the Proponent at each step) and in declaring and managing separate rates.
The separate rate policy states Council's position on the formulation of separate rate proposals and provides a transparent, consistent and equitable approach to considering proposals for separate rates.
The Smart Move Interim Action Plan provides a bridge between Smart Move 2012 and the City of Adelaide’s commitment to deliver an Adelaide 2040 Plan, which will ultimately direct the development of a new Transport and Movement Strategy. The Interim Action Plan 2016-2018 contains latest information and revised policy directions, and fine-tunes the city’s response to movement and access over the short term.
This policy establishes a cohesive framework for the undergrounding of overhead electricity and telecommunication cables including supporting infrastructure within the whole of the City of Adelaide over time.
This procedure covers Council’s approach to defining and managing unreasonable complaints and unreasonable complainants. 
These guidelines provide an overview of the three stage process, application form, terms and conditions and submission for unsolicited proposals with an estimated value of over $100,000. Where Council receives a proposal under these guidelines that is better suited for assessment under an existing program or scheme, then the proponent will be referred to the relevant program. 
The new Policy updates Council’s waste management service to support development of an environmentally sustainable and vibrant city and provides for optional ‘enhanced’ services. The Policy offers waste management services to:  Residential premises; Micro and small businesses; and Mixed use developments (comprising both residential and serviced apartments). 
Council is committed to the protection of public health and minimising waste disposal to landfill by encouraging waste avoidance and maximising resource recovery for recycling.
The City of Adelaide's Waste Management action plan is being reviewed. A new Strategic Waste Management document is currently in development which will guide the City of Adelaide in waste management, reduction and recovery.