Murray Bridge has flat, fertile land in abundance and the infrastructure to support future growth.

If you wish to develop in Murray Bridge you must first seek development approval. Development Approval is a legal document that allows you to undertake a development. Development Approvals specify the conditions and other details that the development must comply with.

Development approval is required for:

    • New buildings and structures
    • Alterations to existing buildings and structures
    • Changes to how a building or structure is used
    • Demolition of existing buildings and structures
    • Land division or boundary realignment
  • Modifications or painting to a State Heritage Place

For more information on developing in Murray Bridge visit the Rural District of Murray Bridge development process web page murraybridge.sa.gov.au/development, email the planning department at planning@murraybridge.sa.gov.au or phone 08 8539 1414

case studies

New Bridgeport Hotel set to transform local tourism

The Bridgeport Hotel will welcome its first guests this June when it reopens to the public after a $45m upgrade.

The new six storey hotel, owned by South Australian hotel group EDP Hotels, will offer a deluxe accommodation and entertainment experience for locals and visitors overlooking the magnificent Murray River.

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School holiday family fun to make a SPLASH

SPLASH returns to Sturt Reserve in Murray Bridge for its second year in a row with a jam-packed program of school holiday family fun. This year’s family festival will open with an all ages New Year’s Eve Party featuring popular attractions including a bungee trampoline, bouncy castle, mini golf and face painting from 3pm – […]

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Landmark agreement aims to fast track Murray Coorong Trail

The Rural City of Murray Bridge has entered into a new major partnership with the South Australian Government and two neighbouring regional councils with the aim of expediting the completion of a 450km walking and cycling trail that will showcase the Murray River and Coorong. The Murray Coorong Trail project, initiated in 2015 by Rural […]

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