Coorong District Council response measures to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a global crisis, and our Council has a key role to play in limiting the spread and impact of it.

Our leaders are staying up to date on the latest advice from the State and Federal Governments, and relevant Government health agencies.

Residents who are experiencing financial hardship may seek assistance from Coorong District Council by entering into a long-term payment arrangement. Information is available on our Financial Hardship page.

For more information please click here.

Update - 25 May 2020

The SA Government have released their Roadmap for Easing Covid-19 Restrictions.

Most Coorong District Council services have now resumed:

  • All playgrounds, parks (incl. dog parks and gardens) have been re-opened to the public.
  • All community toilets have been re-opened.
  • All halls can now open and community groups will be able to book facilities (groups are encouraged to contact Council to work through arrangements).
  • The Coonalpyn Caravan Park and Narrung Campground are now open to the public (including public toilet facilities).
  • Sporting facilities can open in accordance with the new measures in place.
  • Public library services:
    • Tailem Bend, Tintinara, Coonalpyn and Coomandook Community Libraries are still closed to the public, however all are offering a 'phone and collect service'.
    • Meningie Community Library will be opening to the public from 3:45pm - 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and from 10am - 1pm on Saturdays.
  • Tailem Rail Museum, Coorong Gallery and the Meningie Information Hub will be assessed in preparation for Council's executive team to make a decision on re-opening from 8 June 2020.

All Council facilities are receiving regular cleaning to ensure facilities are up to standard – however if you come across anything that requires attention please contact Council on 1300 785 277 so that we can attend to it.

Signs will be in place to remind users of their obligations to social distance. Everyone can play their part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 by practicing good hygiene, using hand sanitiser and wiping down equipment and surfaces before and after use.

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Works Impacting Council Infrastructure

Residents wishing to undertake any work that impacts on Council infrastructure, Council Streets or Roads or Council controlled land will be required to obtain permission from Council prior to commencing works.

The following are examples of works requiring a permit from Council:

  • Construction of concrete invert/kerb crossover for a driveway where there is an existing kerb and gutter
  • Construction of a driveway entrance where there is existing/no existing kerb and gutter
  • Reinstatement of redundant invert/kerb crossover
  • Issue of 2 culvert pipes for the purpose of drainage under initial driveway entrance on a road without kerb or gutter
  • Installation of stormwater pipe underfootpath and/or cutting of kerb to install stormwater kerb adaptor
  • Installation of stormwater drainage from the rear of an allotment to an easement
  • Installation of private owned water pipe within Council infrastructure or Council controlled land (indirect water services)
  • Installation of an underground electrical service within Council infrastructure or Council controlled land
  • Crossing over an easement
  • Crossing over a water course
  • Removal of or works relating to trees or vegetation.

Download the following documents (according to the nature of works) to apply for a permit.

Authorisation to Alter a Public Road - Application Form

Authorisation to alter a public road - Terms and Conditions

Permit to use road for business purpose - Application Form

Permit to use road for business purpose - Terms and Conditions

Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact Council's Infrastructure & Assets Department, phone 1300 785 277.