Mandatory Notifications

The Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 requires notification at certain stages during building work construction to be given to Council. Mandatory notification stages will be listed on your Decision Notification Form and may include:

  • one business days notice of commencement of building work on the site;
  • two business days notice of completion of structural steel reinforcement for concrete footings or other floors;
  • two business days notice of intended completion of wall framing prior to installation of linings;
  • two business days notice of the completion of all roof framing forming part of the building work prior to the installation of the roof covering (including top and bottom chord restraints, bracing and tie-downs);
  • two business days notice of intended completion of any fire walls, fire rated separation or smoke barriers, prior to the installation of linings or other building components rendering inspection not possible (if any); and
  • one business days notice of completion of the building work.

Methods of Notifying Council

For applications submitted on or after 19 March 2021: Notification should be made via the ePlanning Portal. To submit a mandatory notification you will need to be registered with a Plan SA account and have the Application Number/ID. You can register and login at Plan SA using the buttons at the top of the page.

For applications submitted prior to 19 March 2021: Council's preferred methods of notification of the building work stages are:

To assist in providing this information to Council please see the following form: Mandatory Notification of Building Work

When providing a notification to Council, the Development Application Number or Application ID, Site Address, contact details (name and telephone number) and Builders Licence Number (if applicable) must be provided.

Notification Responsibilities

A person must not conceal any completed roof framing until after the expiration of 2 clear business days after the notification has been received by the Council.


Notification of roof frame completion and roof concealment do not apply to:

  • Class 10 buildings, other than where the Class 10 building is attached to any part of the roof of a building of another class; or
  • Transportable buildings.

Statement of Compliance

If you are required to submit a Statement of Compliance for your application, please use the current form provided by Plan SA

Further Information

Should you require additional information or wish to discuss any of the above matters please contact Councils office on 8551 0500 or via