Our planning team can help you navigate the planning, building consent and development approval process. We also provide a range of support services for tourism operators, small and emerging businesses and event organisers.
Planning to build
Planning to build in the Barossa Council region? Whether it's building a new home on a block of land, a shed or a fence, we have helpful information to get you started.
Building approval types
Do I need building approval? If you're asking yourself this question, you're not alone - to find out if you need building approval follow these steps.
Business activity on Council land
You can apply to use public land for activities such as busking, selling raffle tickets or collecting donations.
We provide dedicated support for tourism-based businesses and are helping small business through Covid-19.
The South Australian Government has identified land at Concordia to be developed for residential purposes.
Contracts and tenders
Find out about current open tenders, Barossa Regional Procurement Group and online contractor information.
Cosmetic and beauty services
The South Australian Public Health Act 2001 requires that hairdressing, body piercing and tattooing activities are carried out safety and hygienically to reduce risk of infection or the transmission of a communicable disease.
The Barossa is a world-acclaimed wine and food industries region with a reputation that brings a large amount of tourism to it's doors.
Under Council by-laws a business or organisation can apply for commercial use of a council footpath for outdoor dining or display of goods on a footpath.
You may be permitted to operate small-scale business from your residential premises within certain limitations.
Short term accommodation
Short term visitor accommodation is the use of premises for temporary accommodation for visitors staying less than three months.
If not properly maintained, swimming pools and spas can be a source of harmful microorganisms that can cause illness to users
Roads and roadworks
Information relating to roads, verges, road works, road closures, unmade roads, signage.
Tree management on Council land is assessed on community safety, tree health and clearance around powerlines.
The three common types of waste control or septic systems used in the Barossa are Soakage Systems, Aerobic Systems and Septic Tank connected to CWMS.
Barossa Growth and Character Planning
We're planning for future growth and preservation of the region’s rural character