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Development Application Process

City of Adelaide employs qualified and experienced staff to undertake the assessment of applications and provide general advice. 

If you would like to discuss a proposal before lodging an application, contact the City Planning team on 08 8203 7185.

How the Development Process works

Following the step by step guide below will allow for the most efficient processing of your application.

Step 1

What is Development Approval, when is it required and what do I need to submit my application?
Explanation of what development approval is, what types of action requires Council's approval and what you need to supply with your application.

Step 2

Lodging your Development Application
Explanation on how to lodge your Development Application online.

Step 3

Assessing your Application
Explanation of Council’s role in processing and assessing your application.

Step 4

Building & Compliance
How to progress once your development application is approved.


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