Welcome to the State Planning Commission

The State Planning Commission heralds an exciting new era in the way South Australia will undertake land-use planning in the future.

The Commission’s role is promote the principles outlined in the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 to encourage state-wide economic growth and support liveability.

The Commission is integral to the implementation of South Australia’s new planning system which will make our state more liveable, affordable, sustainable and prosperous.

About the Commission

The State Planning Commission is an independent body providing advice and leadership on all aspects of planning and development in South Australia.

The Commission is also the state’s principal development assessment and planning advisory body.

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Meet the Commission

The Commission comprises four members with widespread expertise in planning, urban design, construction and economics.

Meet the members who are guiding the redevelopment of the state’s planning and development system.

Current members

Latest News

A new planning and development system for all of South Australia

South Australia’s new planning system covering the entire state will be implemented on 19 March 2021....

Updated heritage guidelines for Colonel Light Gardens

The draft updated Heritage Guidelines (Colonel Light Gardens State Heritage Area) have been released for public consultation until 1 February...

The revised Planning and Design Code is now open for consultation

Everyone has the opportunity to comment and familiarise themselves with the revised Planning and Design Code and experience how the...