Development Information

The Barossa Council area is covered by The Barossa Council Development Plan. The plan is updated and consolidated from time to time. A current version of The Barossa Council's Development Plan is available on the State Government website, under the category Greater Metropolitan Adelaide.


Strategic Review

The Development Act requires that Council periodically prepare a Strategic Directions Report to ensure that its development policies are current and relevant to the area.

Further information regarding this matter may be obtained by contacting Council's Manager, Development Services - Mr Louis Monteduro on phone (08) 8563 8492.


Development Information Guides

To access all of the Development Information Guides, please visit our Planning, Building & Works Fact Sheets page.


Removal of Native Vegetation & When Approval is Required

Native vegetation in South Australia (except parts of metropolitan Adelaide) is protected.  You may need to apply to clear native vegetation.  This is a separate process to the Development Act approval process.

See maps to find out where the protection under the Native Vegetation Act applies.  Contact your local Natural Resources Centre if you need general informaion.

Further Information

For further information regarding recent changes to development assessment please visit the Department of Planning, Transport and Infurastructure, SA Planning Portal website.