South Australia’s new planning system is now operational for the City of Mount Gambier allowing development applications to be submitted and tracked online via Australia’s first state wide ePlanning platform. The platform brings together the PlanSA portal, the online Planning and Design Code, the South Australian Property and Planning Atlas and the electronic Development Application Processing system.
In accordance with the Development Act 1993, Council is required to maintain a register of all development applications that are lodged with Council.
The primary role of the Council Assessment Panel (CAP) is to determine whether or not to grant Development Plan Consent for development applications under the Development Act 1993.
The City of Mount Gambier has identified seven Historic (Conservation) Policy Areas. Council's Development Plan contains detailed maps and planning guidelines in relation to each Historic (Conservation) Policy Areas.
Council maintains a system of asbestos registers for all Council owned and leased buildings. Council's asbestos register program covers the identification of suspect materials through inspection, testing of suspect materials, creation of registers, maintenance of registers and re-inspection on an annual basis in all buildings.