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) including cadastral surveying legislation, foundation spatial data, geographic place names, roads opening and closing, positioning infrastructure and geodetic surveying.

The role and responsibilities of the Surveyor-General include:

Contact Office of the Surveyor-General

General enquiries

Business hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
Phone: (08) 7133 2300
Postal Address: GPO Box 1815, Adelaide SA 5001

Survey enquiries

For survey mark enquiries or EDM Calibration bookings
Phone: (08) 7133 2300

Geographical names

Phone: (08) 7133 3026
Postal Address: Office of the Surveyor-General
Geographical Names Unit
GPO Box 1815, Adelaide SA 5001


Phone: (08) 7133 3024

Roads (opening and closing)

Phone: (08) 7133 3022

Planning Services

  • Fees and Publications enquiries
    Phone: (08) 7133 3028

  • Land Division enquiries
    Phone: (08) 7133 3030