Contiguous land may be eligible for a reduction of the fixed component of the emergency services levy.
The fixed charge ($50) will apply to only one of the properties within a contiguous group. A variable charge still applies to each individual property in the contiguous group.
What is Contiguous Land?
Contiguous land are parcels of land which abut (touch) one another or are separated only by certain types of public land where:
- the owner or occupier of all the land concerned is the same;
- all the land is used for the same purpose as defined by the Valuer-General; and
- all the land is contained within the same Emergency Services Area (for example: Regional Area 1).
Pieces of land will be taken to be contiguous if they abut (touch) one another at any point or if they are separated only by:
- a street, road, lane, footway, court, railway, thoroughfare or travelling stock route; or
- a reserve or other similar open space dedicated for public purposes.
Pieces of land will be considered to be separated by intervening land if a line projected at right angles from any point on the boundary of one of them, across the intervening land, would intersect a boundary of the other piece of land.
How do I apply?
To apply, you need to complete an Emergency Services Levy Contiguous Land/Single Farming Enterprise Application. (PDF 75KB).
Send your completed form and required evidence to:
Further information about contiguous land can be obtained from our Information Sheet. (PDF 61KB)
When contacting us please provide your ownership number or assessment number. You can find these numbers on your Emergency Services Levy notice.
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You can reach us during business hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm (South Australian time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).