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Office of the Surveyor-General

The Office of the Surveyor-General is the primary government authority on surveying and the cadastre (land property boundaries and tenure).

The Office of the Surveyor-General is the government authority on the cadastre (land property boundaries and tenure), cadastral surveying legislation, foundation spatial data, geographic place names, roads opening and closing and positioning and geodetic surveying infrastructure.

The role and responsibilities of the Surveyor-General include:


General enquiries

Business hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

Phone: (08) 8456 4900

Email:AGD.OfficeSurveyorGeneral [at] sa.gov.au

Postal Address: GPO Box 1354, Adelaide SA 5001

Survey enquiries
Survey mark enquiries

EDM Calibration bookings

Phone: (08) 8456 4902

Email: AGD.SurveyOperations [at] sa.gov.au
Geographical names
Phone: (08) 8456 4898

Email: AGD.PlaceNames [at] sa.gov.au

Postal Address:

Office of the Surveyor-General

Geographical Names Unit

GPO Box 1354

Adelaide SA  5001
Phone: (08) 8456 4899

Email: AGD.Addressing [at] sa.gov.au
Roads (opening and closing)
Phone: (08) 8456 4901

Email: AGD.RoadOpeningClosing [at] sa.gov.au

Roads Opening and Closing Proposals and Surveyor-General’s Guidelines
Planning Services
Phone: 1800 752 664

Email: AGD.planningservicesqueries [at] sa.gov.au