Council is responsible for issuing a range of permits to help ensure activities are carried out in a safe and proper way.

Under the Local Government Act 2020, there are a number of activities which require a Council permit. These include busking, fundraising, parking and filming requests.

Please note: Application processing times may vary depending on the permit application. For more information, refer to the relevant permit application form.

This page provides a consolidated list of links and information in relation to permits, registrations and applications.


Visit our Building Permits and Services page to access application forms and more information.


Visit our Environmental Health page for application forms and more information.


Planning an event? Visit our Organising an Event page for more information.


Consent to Works Within Road Reserve Application
Memorandum of Authorisation to Erect, Display, Place, Remove or Alter Traffic Control Devices

NHVR (Heavy Vehicle Permits) are required on some roads within Hindmarsh Shire these permits are managed by National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, please click on this link to go to NHVR website, for assistance with these applications please contact Councils assets engineers.


Visit our Local Laws page for application forms and more information.


Visit our Planning Permits and Services page for application forms and more information.


To apply for a Land Information Certificate please use our:
Property Enquiry Application Form

Visit our rates page for more information on Rates



With the announcement of changes in the restrictions commencing 11:59pm Thursday 3 June 2021, our Customer Service Offices and Libraries will reopen from Friday 4 June 2021 on normal days and times, with restrictions on numbers. Masks will need to be worn when entering any Council building and signing in using the State Government QR Codes is a requirement of entry (the 15 minute minimum has now been removed).
If you have any questions regarding Council services and arrangements, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly customer service team on 03 5391 4444 or via email to

Updated 15/06/2021