The following Policies are criteria for decision making that have been approved by Council.
» Aboriginal Employment Policy and Action Plan (PDF, 58Kb) 04/03/2008
This Policy and associated Action Plan recognise the richness of Aboriginal cultures and the unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal staff bring to Adelaide City Council and to the City. Through this Policy, Council demonstrates its commitment to the improvement of social and economic opportunities for Aboriginal people through employment and development opportunities.
» Access and Inclusion Strategy (PDF, 400KB)
The Access and Inclusion Strategy sets out the Council’s commitment to making the City a welcoming and inclusive place for people of all abilities to enjoy.
The Strategy aims to complement the directions of South Australian and Australian Government policy and help Council move toward a best practice model for access and inclusion planning, with a particular focus on better outcomes for people with disability. It provides a strategic framework that will guide Council staff and partners in the development of key actions within each program area (department) of Council through annual planning.
» Active City (Recreation and Sport) Policy (PDF, 232Kb)
The Active City Policy will guide Council’s provision of opportunities for the community to be active, maintain their health and participate in recreation and community sports activities, consistent with Council’s vision of creating a vibrant, populous and sustainable City.
The Policy will influence the planning, design and build of the City and inform the provision of recreation and sport facilities, the delivery of programs and events and the creation of open spaces within the City, in order to create opportunities for people to be engaged in an active lifestyle.
» Adelaide Park Lands Building Design Guidelines (PDF, 7Mb) 10/11/2008
The purpose of the Adelaide Park Lands Building Design Guidelines is to provide guidance to new buildings or alterations to existing buildings within the Adelaide Park Lands.
» Affordable Housing Policy (PDF, 47Kb) 10/08/2009
This policy sets criteria for the leasing and management of dwellings owned by the Council under the Adelaide Rental Housing Program with the aim of developing a growing stock of affordable rental housing in the City to accommodate young people under the age of 30 years on low and moderate incomes.
» Application of Delegations (PDF, 47Kb) 22/05/2013
This policy will provide a framework in which Council staff can exercise their delegated powers and functions in accordance with the directives from Council, the instruments of delegation and prescribed legislative requirements.
» Art Plan - ( See "P" ) - Public Art Plan
» Art Policy - ( See "P" ) - Public Art Policy
» Arts & Culture Strategy (PDF, 649Kb)
The 2010-2014 Arts & Culture Strategy outlines Council's committment to creating a Culturally Vibrant City and adopting relevant Art & Culture actions to deliver on.
» Asset Management Policy (PDF, 103Kb) 09/02/1998
This policy sets out the key Corporate Asset Management policies associated with the effective management of the City's assets.
» Biodiversity and Water Quality Action Plan (PDF, 2.61MB) 29/03/2012
This Action Plan positions the City and Adelaide City Council to conserve and sustainably manage its ecological systems including watercourses, with a focus on management of remnant vegetation and fauna in the Adelaide Park Lands and improvement of water quality in the Torrens Lake.
» Bicycle Action Plan 2011-2013 (PDF, 530Kb) May 2012
The Bicycle Action Plan 2011-2013 is an exciting move forward for current and potential cyclists. The on-road bike lanes, off-road bike paths and the bike racks and lockers delivered by the Bicycle Action Plan will further strengthen the opportunities for people cycling to, from, within and around the City of Adelaide and its Park Lands.
» Building Inspection Policy (PDF, 28Kb) 14/07/2003
This objectives of this policy are to ensure buildings constructed comply with the Development Approval and associated conditions, ensure that existing buildings are safe to occupy and to ensure that all buildings are appropriate for their approved use.
» Built Heritage Management (PDF, 33Kb) 02/09/2002
Council considers that the preservation, enhancement and management of heritage places has economic, social, environmental and cultural benefits for the communities that live in and visit the City.
» By Law 1 - Permits and Penalties (PDF, 90Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 2 - Moveable Signs (PDF, 261Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 3 - Local Government Land (PDF, 520Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 4 - Roads (PDF, 143Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 5 - Waste Management (PDF, 214Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 7 - Dogs (PDF, 120Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 8 - Cats (PDF, 85Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 9 - Lodging Houses (PDF, 155Kb) 9/10/2011
» By Law 10 - Smoking Control (PDF, 205Kb) 24/02/2012
» By Law 11 - Local Government (Model By-Law) Proclamation (PDF, 119Kb) 28/11/2011
Until further notice the following clauses of By-Law 3 will not be enforced, Clause 2.1 - Adults in Playground; and Clause 3.1 - Annoyances.
» Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (PDF, 419Kb) 29/03/2012
This Action Plan builds on the information in the 2009 Climate Change Adaptation Report (the 2009 Adaptation Report hereafter) to establish an adaptation response to the impacts of climate change in the City of Adelaide. It defines strategies and actions for high and extreme risks, allocates responsibility within Council for the actions, and establishes processes for building implementation into Council’s Risk Management Framework and Business Plan and Budget process.
» Cabling and Communications (PDF, 111Kb) 21/08/2000
Describes the provision and recording of cabling technology throughout the City of Adelaide.
» Caretaker Policy (PDF, 71Kb) 15/06/2010
It is a long established democratic principle that outgoing elected bodies should not use public resources for election campaigning, nor make decisions which may unreasonably, inappropriately, or unnecessarily bind an incoming Council. This policy affirms Council's commitment to fair and democratic elections, and adherence to this principle. This policy includes a commitment to comply with the requirements of Section 91A of the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999.
» Central Market Tenancy (PDF, 25Kb) 14/06/2005
This document establishes principles against which proposals to change the existing use of Central Market stalls and shops should be considered prior to approval.
» Children's Playspaces (PDF, 990Kb) 09/12/2002
The playgrounds in the Adelaide Park Lands are significant recreation facilities provided by Council and play an important role in attracting people to the City to spend their leisure time.
» City Arts and Living Culture Strategy - ( See "A" ) - Arts & Culture Strategy
» City Community Strategy 2012-2016 (PDF. 2.51MB)
The strategy identifies important social outcomes for the City. It specifies strategies and key projects and guides annual programming of projects and activities.
» City Works Guidelines Booklet (PDF, 4Mb)
These Guidelines have been adopted by Adelaide City Council and set out requirements for safely carrying out activities in the public realm (City streets, Park Lands and footpaths). The aim of this booklet is to minimise the impact to the local environment from these activities and to provide consistent requirements for all contractors, developers and builders, especially with respect to safety when undertaking work in the public realm.
» Code of Conduct - Lord Mayor and Councillors (PDF, 31Kb) 10/11/2008
Adelaide City Council is committed to providing an open, responsive and accountable government. This Code of Conduct is a public declaration of the principles of good conduct and standards of behaviour that the Members of the Adelaide City Council have agreed to demonstrate as elected community representatives.
» Code of Practice - Access to Meetings and Documents (PDF, 311Kb) 10/11/200
This code sets out the commitment of the Adelaide City Council to provide public access to Council and Council Committee meetings and associated documents. It also outlines why and how the Adelaide City Council will use the provisions of the Act in meetings of Council or Committee to restrict public access.
» Code of Tendering - (See "P" ) - Purchasing and Code of Tendering
» Community Land Management Plans
Adelaide City Council is required under the Local Government Act to prepare Community Land Management Plans (CLMPs) for community land including the Adelaide Park Lands. These assessments were commissioned by Council for each and every park and provide a comprehensive analysis of the elements and features currently found in each park.
» Community Safety Strategy 2009-2012 (PDF, 497Kb) 10/08/2009
Adelaide City Council’s Community Safety Strategy is a crime prevention and community safety program for the City of Adelaide. It builds on the work of the previous Adelaide Local Crime Prevention Committee Program and encompasses the ideals of a Safe Community under the World Health Organisation – a place that is free of risk or injury and promotes safety.
» Companion Animal Policy and Operating Guideline (PDF, 2Mb) 22/03/2004
This Policy seeks to manage the presence of companion animals in the City. The Operating Guidelines provide general comments on dealing with all companion animals but specifically dog management.
» Competitive Tendering Policy (PDF, 32Kb) 08/11/1999
This policy outlines the criteria for ensuring a fair and transparent tender process for Council.
» Contaminated Land Policy (PDF, 42Kb) 27/10/2008
The Policy provides sound guiding principles and procedures to ensure Council minimises its risk and develops a culture of best practice in the field of managing contaminated sites; the ongoing monitoring of those sites and subsequent remediation.
» Corporate Complaint Handling Policy (PDF, 62Kb)
This policy and procedure covers all complaints received by the Corporation whatever the source or nature of the complaint.
» Corporate Plan 'Strategic Management Plan ' - See "S" - Strategic Management Plan
» Council Member Expenses, Facilities and Support Policy (PDF, 50Kb) 12/11/2007
The policy identifies expenses that will be paid, and facilities and support that will be provided, to the Lord Mayor and Councillors in relation to the performance or discharge of their official functions and duties on the business of the Council.
» Council Members' Private Use of Council Facilities and Services (PDF, 35Kb)12/11/2007
This Policy sets out the relevant provisions of the Act and the requirements to be observed by Members for the private use of Council facilities and services.
» Council Policy Framework (PDF, 61Kb) 28/09/09
Policy to establish a “Council Policy Framework” providing a structure for future review and development of policy documents.
» Credit Policy (PDF, 119Kb) 28/05/2001
This Policy sets out the Corporation’s principles in relation to the provision of credit and the management of related debt.
» Creating Our Future, City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2008-2012 (PDF, 3Mb) 27/01/09
The Strategic Plan outlines what Council will do during its term in office to contribute to the Vision sought for the City. It identifies Strategic Directions, Strategies and Key Projects and Services that Council will deliver over a four year period.
» Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Policy (PDF, 116Kb) 27/01/2004
This policy seeks to ensure the most effective application of design principles and guidelines, which aim to reduce the potential for crime in the City by specifying the circumstances in which the established principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) should be applied.
» Declaration of the City of Adelaide as a Nuclear Free Zone (PDF, 157Kb) 27/02/1995
A Nuclear Free Zone is a place which has been declared “off limits” to the nuclear arms race and all stages of the nuclear fuel cycle.
» Development Assessment Panel Terms of Reference (PDF, 290Kb) 24/11/2003
» Development Plan * (available from the Planning SA Web Site)
» Dilapidated Buildings and Vacant Allotments (PDF, 37Kb) 25/11/2002
This policy objective is to minimise the number of dilapidated buildings and vacant allotments to maintain a high quality of visual amenity and optimise development and occupancy of land in the City.
» Disability Access Action Plan - ( See "A" ) - Access and Inclusion Strategy
» Discretionary Rate Rebate Policy (PDF, 52Kb) 28/04/2008
This policy provides a clear basis to assist Council in its decision making functions relating to the operation of the rate rebate provisions contained in the Local Government Act 1999.
» Delegations - (See "A") - Application of Delegations
» Draft Strategic Bicycle Plan 2003 (PDF, 2Mb) 17/12/2003
This draft plan is used to assist Council in making decisions to install new bicycle lanes and paths in and around the City.
» Energy Management Action Plan (PDF, 402Kb) 29/03/2012
This Action Plan focuses on embedding sustainability in the organisation to reduce energy use and carbon emissions and assisting the community to be an energy efficient City
» Election Signs - Control Of (PDF, 375Kb) 30/08/2010
For Federal, State and Local Government Elections, Referenda and Polls
» Employee Code of Conduct Operating Guideline (PDF, 66Kb) 25/10/2011
The general duty of Adelaide City Council (ACC) employees is to act honestly and with reasonable care and diligence in the performance and discharge of official duties and at all times to behave in a way that upholds the ACC Values and the integrity and good reputation of the ACC.
» Encroachments Policy (PDF, 308Kb) 11/08/2008
Encroachments comprise any structure erected or installed in, on, across, under or over Council land. This policy and the accompanying Operating Guidelines provide criteria for managing different types of encroachments to ensure that they contribute positively but do not impinge on public safety or amenity.
» Encroachments Operating Guidelines (PDF, 267Kb) 27/08/2007
Encroachments comprise any structure erected or installed in, on, across, under or over Council land. These Operating Guidelines provide criteria for managing different types of encroachments to ensure that they contribute positively but do not impinge on public safety or amenity.
» Environmental Policy (PDF, 28Kb) 27/03/2000
The Adelaide City Council recognises that it has a major role in protecting the Environment.
The Events in the Park Lands Policy and Operating Guidelines support the development of Adelaide as a culturally vibrant city, consistent with Council's Strategic Plan.
» Flags & Banners Policy (PDF, 98Kb) 1/11/2010
This policy provides the basis for flying flags and banners in several designated locations.
» Flags & Banners Operating Guidelines (PDF, 119Kb) 1/11/2010
This provides the operational guidelines for implementing the flags and banners policy. It will help guide you about banner types, sizes, colours and more.
» Graffiti and Bill Poster Management (PDF, 79Kb) 28/05/2001
This policy seeks to enhance the City’s environment by controlling and minimising the impact of graffiti and bill posters.
» Grievance Policy & Procedure
Please see Council’s Corporate Complaint Handling Policy which includes procedures on the internal review of Council decisions under Section 270 of the Local Government Act 1999.
Heritage - Built Heritage Management - See "B"
Heritage - Sponsorship and Grants Scheme - See "S"
» Infrastructure Asset Management Plans (PDF, 254Kb) 27/10/2008
» International Relations Policy (PDF, 57Kb) 03/06/2012
This policy outlines ways in which Adelaide can become a global competitor.
» Investment Policy - ( See "T" ) - Treasury Policy (Inc Investment Policy)
» Large Multi-Media Displays (PDF, 64Kb) 28/07/2008
The objective of the Large Multi-Media Policy is to encourage the implementation of large multi-media displays in the public realm which will contribute to a culturally vibrant City.
» Lighting Policy (PDF, 30Kb) 28/11/2005
This policy establishes a cohesive framework within which the installation of new lighting, and the upgrade or replacement of existing elements of the City’s lighting infrastructure, will most effectively enhance the City’s quality, consistency and efficiency of night lighting in public places as well as visual appeal, safety and utility.
Light N'Up - Sport and Recreation Policy ( See "R" ) Recreation and Sport Plan
» Liquor Licensing Policy (PDF, 1Mb) 13/08/2007
This Policy provides a clear picture of Council's expectations for licensed premises in the City and is an important policy tool to assist managing the mix of different land uses
» Litter Management Policy (PDF, 94Kb) 30/04/2001
To provide a welcoming city that encourages desirable events and activities by ensuring there is adequate provision of facilities for the collection of litter and encouragement for people to discard litter in a controlled manner.
» Local Area Parking Action Plan - City South East (PDF, 179Kb) 09/08/2004
This Action Plan will manage existing parking and planning for additional parking needs of the City South East using on-street kerbside space and off-street parking facilities.
» Mixed Use Management Policy (PDF, 111Kb) 9/02/2009
This policy supports Council's aim to actively pursue a multiple approach of creating successful mixed use communities.
» Memorials and Monuments Policy (PDF, 112Kb) 11/12/2006
This policy provides the framework for memorials and monuments in the City to ensure that appropriate commemoration is encouraged, the integrity of the City is upheld, and fair and balanced decisions are made.
» Noise Management Incentive Scheme (PDF, 47Kb) - Operating Guidelines 10/09/2007
The Noise Management Incentive Scheme, together with other related Council initiatives, assists property owners/occupiers to undertake noise attenuation works in the City of Adelaide, through the provision of expert advice and financial support.
» North Adelaide Public Realm Policy (PDF, 49Kb)27/08/2007
This policy will ensure that any Council works in the public realm that would impact on heritage values are the subject of heritage assessment and determination by Council.
» North Adelaide Public Realm Operating Guidelines (PDF, 1Mb) 27/08/2007
These Operating Guidelines accompany the North Adelaide Public Realm Policy.
» Nuclear Free Zone, Declaration of the City of Adelaide as...
(See "D" - Declaration of the City of Adelaide as a Nuclear Free Zone)
» Objects on Public Footpaths Policy and Operating Guidelines (PDF, 1Mb) May 2006
This Policy and the accompanying Operating Guidelines, provide criteria for the commercial use of public footpaths to ensure that such use does not impinge on public safety or amenity. The implementation date for these documents is 1 January 2005. No Permit or Application Fees have been set by Council for the first twelve months of operation of the Policy.
» Older Persons Policy & Action Plan - ( See "A" ) - Ageing Well in Adelaide
» Olive Management Plan - ( See "P" ) - Park Lands Olive Management Plan
» On Street Parking (PDF, 354Kb) 10/08/2004
To optimise the use of on-street space available for parking in a manner that best meets local needs and complements the role of available off-street parking.
» Order Making Policy (PDF, 127Kb) 06/08/2002
One of the functions of the Council is a responsibility to take measures to protect its area from hazards and to improve the amenity of the City. The Council is committed to using the order making powers available to it under the Local Government Act 1999 in such a way as to facilitate a safe and healthy environment and to maintain and improve amenities within the City.
» Outdoor Dining Policy and Operating Guidelines (PDF, 2Mb) 14/04/2009
Outdoor dining encourages an increased social and cultural life within the City, providing a heightened sense of identity, animation, security and relaxation. To facilitate outdoor dining, Council has a process of issuing permits to cafes, restaurants and delicatessens for the use of part of the footpath space in front of their premises. However, Council must also consider other competing uses of City footpaths and is keen to establish a practical balance among the various user groups.
» Park Lands Ten Year Action Plan (XLSX, 31.6KB)
The Park Lands Ten Year Action Plan was developed by Council to plan ahead for the Park Lands over the next ten years, based on projects identified through the Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy: Towards 2020 .
» Park Lands Landscape Masterplan (PDF, 10.4MB)
The Adelaide Park Lands Landscape Master Plan provides landscape direction for management of the Park Lands. It was endorsed in April 2011, as a result of a recommendation from the Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy which recognised the need for landscape management for the entire system of Park Lands.
The Master Plan has determined a set of Guiding Principles for the landscape of the Park Lands, and divides the Park Lands into four zones as shown below, providing a vision and planting directions for each zone, while recognising the importance of the unity of the Park Lands.
» Park Lands Management Strategy (PDF, 690Kb)
The Adelaide Park Lands Act 2005 required the Adelaide Park Lands Authroity to develop the Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy which was endorsed by the State Government as well as Council in April 2010. It repalces an earlier document prepared in 1999 and provides comprehensive management directions on all aspects of the Park Lands.
» Park Lands Property Strategy (PDF, 361Kb)
To address current tenure and building condition relating to Park Lands buildings which are leased to third party Lessees. The Park Lands Property Strategy when implemented will progressively establish standard Lease and Licence Agreements which provide a clear and consistent approach to rental assessment and the responsibility for repairs, maintenance and capital replacement.
» Park Lands Olive Management Plan (PDF, 529Kb)
This management plan seeks to address the means by which Park Lands Olive trees can be efficiently and effectively managed to improve their health and fruit set without comprising our commitments to the Park Lands Management Strategy and the Environmental Management Plan.
» Park Lands Signage Plan (PDF, 4Mb) 09/2001
The Signage Plan deals with the placement and design of signs, specifically all Naming, Interpretative, Information & Regulatory signs controlled by Council throughout the Park Lands.
» Placement of Small Memorials in Park Lands and Squares (PDF, 44Kb) 29/5/2006
These guidelines provide Council with a consistent approach to requests for the placement of small memorials in the Park Lands and Squares of the City of Adelaide that commemorate an event or person(s).
» Playgrounds - See "C" - Children's Playspaces
This Policy forms the basis for the practices and procedures of the Council in relation to the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information by all Council employees and the Lord Mayor and Councillors.
» Public Art Plan 2008 - 2013 (PDF, 555Kb) 13/10/2008
This document outlines the Public Art Plan for 2008-2013, including categories (as per the Public Art Policy), outcomes and budget information.
» Public Art Policy (PDF, 38Kb) 13/10/2008
The Adelaide City Council has a long history of commissioning works of art for the public realm and has also been the recipient of many donated works over the years. The Public Art Policy overview formalises the Council's approach to commissioning, managing and promoting Public Art.
» Public Art Roundtable - Terms of Reference (PDF, 32Kb) 13/10/2008
This document outlines the Terms of Reference for the Public Art Roundtable. The Public Art Round Table (PART) will act as an advice source, sounding board and ideas generator for Council staff.
» Public Communication & Consultation Policy (PDF, 143Kb) 13/07/2009
The purpose of the Council's Public Communication & Consultation Policy is to ensure that the Council's responsibilities to effectively communicate and consult with stakeholders are fulfilled.
» Public Convenience (PDF, 115Kb) 30/04/2001
This policy is intended to cover the provision of all public conveniences in the City in which the Council has some level of involvement.
» Purchasing & Code of Tendering Policy (PDF, 233Kb) 22/09/2008
This document sets out the Council’s principles in relation to all activities associated with the purchasing and payment for goods and services.
» Reconciliation Action Plan 2012-2013 (PDF, 453Kb) 19/09/2012
The plan consolidates the Council's long-standing commitment to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The Council's reconciliation initiatives have been combined into a single plan using Reconciliation Australia's RAP template. The Plan is registered with Reconciliation Australia.
» Resident Permit and Visitor Permit Guidelines (PDF, 676Kb) 18/08/2004
Guidelines about the Resident Parking Scheme and the Visitor Parking Scheme which apply to the provision of on-street parking for visitors to residents, the provision of on-street parking for residents and the maintenance of adequate on-street parking for businesses.
» Residential Growth Plan (PDF, 1Mb) 29/11/2004
This document elaborates the approach outlined in the Strategic Management Plan, and sets out actions by which Council intends to pursue its vision for the City.
» Residential Growth Strategy 2012-16 (PDF, 1Mb) 19/10/2012
The Residential Growth Strategy sets out Council’s approaches to facilitating an increase in the residential population and the provision of affordable housing for the period 2012-2016.
» Residential Owner Occupier Grant - Operating Guidelines (PDF, 101Kb) 29/06/2006
These operating guidelines outline the conditions and process for Council to grant the Residential Owner Occupier Grant.
» Retail Action Plan 2003 (PDF, 281Kb)
This Action Plan includes short term and long term projects developed to help the retail sector build on strengths that ensure the most attractive retail "offer" possible.
» Retail Attraction Brochure (PDF, 1.94MB)
» Road Naming (PDF, 50Kb) 13/08/2003
The purpose of this Policy is to provide a framework for selecting and adopting new and replacement names for roads.
» Rundle Lantern Operating Guidelines (PDF, 61Kb) 8/12/2008
The intent of these Operating Guidelines is to protect Council’s discretion over the public realm. They will provide Council with an annual program of approved content and a responsive and manageable decision making process for external requests to mount Rundle Lantern content displays.
» Sale and Disposal of Land and Other Assets Policy (PDF, 21Kb) 06/08/2001
The objectives of this policy are to ensure Adelaide City Council’s processes for calling of tenders for the sale and disposal of land and other assets are fair and transparent and define those circumstances with reasons for sale and disposal methods other than by tender.
» Smart Move Strategy
The Smart Move Strategy addresses the transport and movement issues of today. It looks at our potential future needs to make our streets safer and more connected, thus making our City easier for people to access and use. The Strategy has been developed to support the City of Adelaide’s vision: One City, Many Places, by creating an accessible city. It is a 10 year plan that aims to create great streets and places that people want to stay and enjoy.
» Smoking Ban in Pubs and Clubs 1 November 2007 Action Plan (PDF, 46Kb) 13/08/2007
This Action Plan is a guide to Council in managing the implications of the 1 November 2007 ban on smoking in pubs and clubs and will assist City Businesses in considering the needs of all city users.
» Sponsorship, Grants & Incentives Scheme (PDF, 149Kb) - Policy 31/1/2011
This policy provides Council with strategic direction and guidance on an overarching sponsorship and grants scheme and offers support for services, events and activities. It also provides direction for actively engaging City communities in the development and implementation of solutions that address heritage, noise and environmental issues relevant to the City.
» Strategic Plan (See "C") - Creating Our Future, City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2008-2012
» Strategic Resource Plan 2008-2012 (PDF, 400Kb) 23/02/2009
The key objective of the Strategic Resource Plan 2008-2012 is to ensure sustainability of Council services while also demonstrating that delivering strategic activities outlined in the Strategic Plan is achievable.
» Street Tree Planting (PDF, 92Kb) 25/06/2001
This policy is intended to cover the provision of street trees in the City including the Squares.
» Street Permit Operating Policy and Guidelines (PDF, 476Kb) 12/03/2013
The objective of these Guidelines is to provide a clear set of conditions for street activity, including in squares and Park Lands, in line with the Street Permit Policy.
» Student Growth Plan (PDF, 958Kb) 10/2005
Growing numbers of students will contribute greatly to the vibrancy of Adelaide as a place of interaction and ideas. Location of institutions in the City maximises accessibility for students, minimising the need for travel by car and helping achieve a more sustainable metropolitan form.
» Sustainable Energy and Greenhouse Action Plan (PDF, 1Mb) 28/05/2001
This plan outlines the prospects for sustainable energy and reduction of greenhouse gases.
» Training & Development of Lord Mayor & Councillors Policy (PDF, 49Kb) 25/06/2007
This Policy supports the Council's ongoing commitment to provide Training & Development for the Lord Mayor and Councillors.
» Treasury Policy (PDF, 65Kb) (Including Investment Policy) 30/06/2008
The Treasury Policy underpins the Council’s decision making in the funding of Council’s operations in the context of cash flow, budgeting, borrowings and investments.
» Undergrounding (Overhead Electricity & Telecommunication Cables) Policy (PDF, 38Kb) 24/09/2007
This policy establishes a cohesive framework for the undergrounding of overhead electricity and telecommunication cables including supporting infrastruture within the whole of the City of Adelaide over time.
» Urban Design Framework (PDF, 9Mb) "Streets, Squares and Park Lands"
This strategy sets design guidelines for the public realm.
» Use of Council's Civic Rooms (PDF, 35Kb) 28/10/2002
This outlines the requirements for use of Council's Civic Rooms.
» Visitor Growth Plan (PDF, 1Mb) 26/06/2006
The Visitor Growth Plan builds on a range of established initiatives and adds new ones, progressively strengthening the qualities of Adelaide as a Good City. It provides clear focus to prioritise actions up to 2010. Together with the Growth Plans for Residential, Workforce and Student populations and other supporting strategies reinforcing guiding economic, environmental, social and cultural principles, it sets out the means by which Council intends to pursue its vision for the City.
» Volunteers Guidelines (PDF, 46Kb) 07/2006
The Volunteer Policy and Guidelines establishes the position of the Adelaide City Council regarding the contribution of volunteers to Council programs and services, and sets out the respective responsibilities of the Council and Volunteers.
» Watch This Place - Public Art Policy ( See "P" )
» Waste Management Action Plan (PDF, 503Kb)
This Waste Management Action Plan has the objective to position the City and the Adelaide City Council to use resources efficiently and increase recycling.
» Water Security Action Plan (PDF, 503Kb)
Pressure on global water supplies has intensified with population growth and the associated growth in demand for food, water and other resources. The pressures on water supplies are being further exacerbated by the impacts of climate change.
» Whistle Blowers Policy (PDF, 44Kb) 22/05/2013
This Policy establishes a system for reporting disclosures of maladministration, corrupt or illegal conduct by the Adelaide City Council or its people under the Whistleblowers Protection Act 1993 ("the Act").
» Workforce Growth Plan (PDF, 1Mb) 30/05/2005
This plan outlines the strategies and actions for Council to achieve its target of 111,000 workers in the City by 2010.
» Workforce Growth Plan - Operating Guidelines (PDF, 51Kb) 08/2005
Workforce Relocation and Organisation Expansion Program