Development Forms and Leaflets


The following forms need to be completed and submitted as part of your development application in order for assessment to be undertaken. Please refer to the relevant Development Information Leaflets below to determine which forms are required as part of your development application.

Lodgement for development application can be submitted electronically via email to: or posted to City of Mount Gambier, PO Box 56. Mount Gambier SA 5290 or delivered to our Council Office 10 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier.

For any further enquires please call (08) 87212 555.

Development Application Forms
Development Application Form(689 kb)
Electricity Act Declaration Form(29 kb)
Residential Code New Dwellings Checklist(510 kb)
Residential Code Application Form(94 kb)

Notification of Works Forms
Notice to Council(28 kb)
Supervisors Checklist(111 kb)
Statement of Compliance(32 kb)

Works On Public Roads and Footpaths Application Forms
Permit for Works Impacting on a Public Road(50 kb)
Permit for Permanent Fixture over Public Land or Public Road(45 kb)
Permit for Temporary Container or Hoarding on a Public Road(58 kb)
Invert Opening Application Form(46 kb)

Development Information Leaflets
Development Application Checklist(42 kb)
Detached Dwellings and Dwelling Additions(78 kb)
Garage - Carport - Pergola - Verandah(80 kb)
Fences(77 kb) 
Signage(74 kb)
Change of Use(42 kb)
Attachment of Verandahs to Dwellings(213 kb)
Home Activities - Home Base Business(81 kb)
Short Term Accommodation Facilities(83 kb)
Classification of Building Structures(40 kb)
Asbestos(99 kb)
Heritage Places(80 kb)
Non-Complying Development(67 kb)
Development Plan Consent & Public Notification(68 kb)
Land Division - New Roads(71 kb)
Land Division - No New Roads(68 kb)
Residential Code Information(180 kb) 
Buidling Safely Near Powerlines(1945 kb)
Hoarding on Council Land and Roads(28 kb)
Rainwater Tanks(71 kb)
Retaining Walls(88 kb)
Swimmings Pools(42 kb)


In accordance with the Development Act 1993, Council is required to maintain a register of all development applications that are lodged with Council.

The register is available for viewing by the public at the Council Office, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:15pm; or by viewing the link below.

Development Applications Enquiry


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