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) 8721 2555.

Development Application Forms
Development Application Form(179 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)

Public Roads and Footpaths Application Forms  
Alterations to or Works Impacting on a Public Road or Footpath(82 kb)
Invert Opening Application Form(46 kb)
Permit to Use Public Footpath for Business Purposes(76 kb)
Permit to use Public Road for Mobile Food Van(71 kb)

Development Information Leaflets
Development Application Checklist(134 kb)
Detached Dwellings and Dwelling Additions(238 kb)
Garage - Carport - Pergola - Verandah(241 kb)
Fences(238 kb) 
Signage(231 kb)
Change of Use(135 kb)
Attachment of Verandahs to Dwellings(382 kb)
Home Activities - Home Base Business(293 kb)
Short Term Accomodation Facilities(247 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(227 kb)
Retaining Walls(246 kb)
Swimming Pools(135 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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