What is a Development Plan Amendment (DPA)?

A DPA is the process by which Council and the State Planning Minister make changes (or undertake amendments) to the Unley (City) Development Plan.

What area is affected by the Everard Park (Norman Terrace) DPA?

The DPA proposes amendments to the LifeCare Parkrose Village site and adjacent allotments at 28-36 Norman Terrace, 28 Fourth Avenue and 1-5 Ross Street, Everard Park. Refer to the area highlighted in blue on the map image

What amendments are proposed by the DPA?

The DPA proposes introducing a revised Residential Regeneration Zone and Policy Area for the site at 28-36 Norman Terrace, 28 Fourth Avenue and 1-5 Ross Street, Everard Park.In summary the DPA proposes:

Replacement of Residential B350 and Residential Streetscape (Built Form) Zones with Residential Regeneration Zone (Norman Terrace Policy Area);
An increased density and diversity of residential and aged accommodation development and supporting ancillary uses;
Increased building heights from 2 storey at the local road interfaces, up to 5 storeys adjacent to Norman Terrace;
Associated specific development design policy, in addition to existing general development design policy, including a minimum of 15% deep soil zone (for trees).

When is the DPA on consultation?

The DPA is on consultation from 14 November 2019 until 16 January 2020.

How do I find more information?

Further information and the draft DPA is available here at yoursay.unley.sa.gov.au or on Council's website at www.unley.sa.gov.au, or in person at Council's Civic Centre at 181 Unley Road, Unley. Hard copies are available to purchase for $10.
Open sessions will also be held at the Clarence Park Community Centre's Black Forest Room at 72 East Avenue, Clarence Park, for anyone interested in viewing the information and talking to Council officers. You can drop in anytime between;
5.30-7.30pm Thursday 28 November 2019
1-3pm Saturday 30 November 2019.

How can I comment on the DPA?

To comment on the DPA you can complete the survey here online at yoursay.unley.sa.gov.au or submit comments in writing, addressed to 'Submission - Norman Terrace DPA' and mailed to City of Unley, PO Box 1, Unley SA 5061 - or via email to pobox1@unley.sa.gov.au.
Submissions must be lodged by 5pm on Thursday 16 January 2020.

What happens once I have lodged a submission?

A Public Meeting, before the City of Unley Strategy and Development Policy Committee (as a delegate of Council) will be held at the Unley Civic Centre, Oxford Terrace, Unley, from 6.30pm on Monday 10 February to hear from individuals or groups wishing to make presentations. 
A review of the DPA and all submissions will occur via a Summary of Consultation and Proposed Amendments (SPCA) report that will outline all submissions, proposed responses and any proposed amendments to the DPA. 
The City of Unley Development Strategy and Policy Committee and Council will consider the SPCA report to finalise any recommended amendments to the DPA. 
The SPCA report (including details of all submissions) will then be submitted to the Minister for Planning for review and consideration of the final approval of the draft DPA (as proposed or amended).

Who can I contact at Council?

If you wish to speak to someone, please refer inquiries to Paul Weymouth or David Brown.