Office Closure - Commencing 5pm Tuesday, 24 March

In response to the COVID-19 virus, Council’s offices at Dauncey Street and the Depot will be closed to the public until further notice.

However, Council staff will continue to provide services to the community. To order Library books, pay bills or to speak with Council staff, please phone, email or utilise our online services. For all Council enquiries & payments please phone Customer Service on: 08 8553 4500 or email alternatively, Council Payments can be made online, click here.

As per Federal and State Government requirements Playgrounds, Skate parks & Council Campgrounds are now CLOSED. Our parks and reserves remain open for your leisure.

Further updates will be communicated via Council’s website, Council’s Facebook Page, The Islander newspaper and Council’s Community window. Thank you.

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Kangaroo Island Bushfires

As of Monday 24 February 2020, the Recovery Centre at 12 Jubilee Ave Parndana will be open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm and can assist with all fire recovery needs, including grant applications. Phone 0438 861 215

For information on current warnings visit the CFS website.

For other Recovery Information visit Department of Human Services website. Additional information is also available on Council's website.

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American River Proposed Convenience Shop & Petrol Station

The following reports have been compiled to undertake a preliminary assessment and review of a proposed Convenience Shop and associated Service Station on Tangara Drive American River, along with a Marine Fuel Filling Facility proposed to be integrated within the existing American River boat ramp/jetty. This report has been compiled using the documentation provided from Kangaroo Island Council, available authority records and detail, relevant referral authority responses and past relevant professional experience.

The subject site is located at 84 Tangara Road, American River and is approximately 1.5km's south of the American River township. The site is bordered to its north by residential uses, to the south west by the American River Sports Oval and Tangara Drive to its east. The proposed site is approximately 1877sq.m in size, is irregular in shape and is currently accessed via a gravel accessway leading around the sports oval. The proposal also contains a separate Future Carparking Area of an additional 650sq.m.