Building General

Building Rules Assessment involves the technical assessment of a proposal for compliance with the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards applicable to the classification of the proposed building.

In general the Building Code covers:

  • Structural adequacy
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and amenity
  • Access for people with disabilities
  • Energy efficiency
  • Swimming pools

Applicants have the option of using a Private Certifier or Council  to assess an application for building rules compliance.

Council’s Development Application Register is available for public inspection at the Jamestown Council Office.

Development application information with application forms, checklists and information guides are available here.

Principal Office

PO Box 120, 94 Ayr Street

Jamestown SA 5491

Tel: 08 8664 1139


Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Spalding Office

11 Main Street

Spalding SA 5454

Tel: 08 8845 2017

Tues: 10am - 2.30pm

Thurs: 9am - 5pm

Gladstone Office

14 Fifth Street

Gladstone SA 5473

Tel: 08 8662 2018

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm