Welcome to the State Planning Commission

The State Planning Commission is integral to the delivery of South Australia’s planning system and management of its instruments, to make our state more liveable, affordable, sustainable and prosperous.

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

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 members with widespread expertise in planning, urban design, construction, public policy and risk management.

Meet the members who lead the state’s planning and development system.

Current members

Latest News

SCAP Forum Outcomes

The State Commission Assessment Panel has released feedback from its stakeholder forums held to improve its assessment processes....

The State Planning Commission acknowledges and respects Aboriginal peoples as the state's First Peoples and nations and recognises Aboriginal peoples as Traditional Owners and occupants of lands and waters in South Australia