Skip to main content
Login - Squiz Matrix

You do not have permission to access the asset.

Currently logged in as: [Not logged in]

Planning professionals and surveyors

Planning professionals are responsible for ensuring development is appropriately located, designed and considered across the state. 

Land surveyors help facilitate the division of land that is involved in development.

From 31 July 2020, planning professionals can begin operating under the new Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 for rural parts of South Australia.

A suite of training material is available below to help planning professionals learn functions available to them under the new PDI Act.

For more help, they can also:

Who planning professionals and surveyors are


From July 2020 will:

  • Be accredited as Planning Level 1, 2, 3 or 4
  • Assess developments requiring Planning Consent under the PDI Act
  • Work for state government, local government or independently
  • Help applicants to prepare a development application and provide expert advice

Industry bodies

From July 2020 will:

  • Support accredited planning professionals and surveyors in achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units
  • Provide learning material, support and guidance relating to operations under the PDI Act

Land surveyors

From July 2020 will:

  • Be accredited as a Surveyor
  • Help applicants prepare and submit land division development applications
  • Survey land in PDI Act areas to assist with a land division application

Learning material

Login - Squiz Matrix
Page last modified Tuesday, 21 July 2020