Welcome to the State Planning Commission

The State Planning Commission heralds an exciting new era in the way South Australia will undertake land-use planning in the future.

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

The Commission is integral to the implementation of South Australia’s new planning system which will make our state more liveable, affordable, sustainable and prosperous.

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.

Find out more

Meet the Commission

The Commission comprises members with widespread expertise in planning, urban design, construction and economics.

Meet the members who are guiding the redevelopment of the state’s planning and development system.

Current members

Latest News

State Planning Commission launches a review into South Australia’s valued food and wine regions

The State Planning Commission is undertaking a statutory review into the Environment and Food Production Area (EFPA) which were established...

Expression of Interest – State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP)

The State Planning Commission is seeking to appoint an additional SCAP member via an expression of interest process....

Local Design Review Scheme approved

The Minister for Planning and Local Government has approved the Local Design Review Scheme for South Australia to come into...