Development approval

Learn how to lodge, pay, track for your Development Application and view those submitted by others.

Are you intending on undertaking any building work or seeking to change the land use of a property? You may require Development Approval from the City of Adelaide before commencing work. This section contains information to assist you in navigating the Development Approval process.

Council’s interactive development registers are a self-service tool which allows you access to recent development application information anytime, anywhere on any device.

Development application process

Development application process

The Development Application process needn’t be complicated if you take it step-by-step. Learn how to lodge a DA.

Development application registers

Development application registers

Through the online City of Adelaide Development Application Registers you can see at a glance what is being proposed for the city and North Adelaide. View them here.

Development applications on public ...

Development applications on public notification

Some Development Applications lodged within the City of Adelaide area may need to be open to public consultation. View them here.

Track your development application

Track your development application

Access online information regarding the progress of your development application.

Lodged development application regi...

Lodged development application register

Use the City of Adelaide online dashboard to display development applications that have been approved in the past five months.

Assessed development application re...

Assessed development application register

Search applications that have been assessed in the past five months with City of Adelaide's online dashboard.