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Development Assessment Panel

The Development Assessment Panel is established under the provisions of Section 56A of the Development Act 1993.

The Development Assessment Panel holds its meetings on an as required basis.  No formal meeting schedule has been adopted.  Members of the public are most welcome to attend the meetings that are generally held in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre, George Street, Millicent.


The functions of the Development Assessment Panel are:

  • To act as a delegate of the Council in accordance with the requirements of the Development Act 1993;

  • As it thinks fit, to provide advice and reports to Council on trends, issues and other matters relating to planning or development that have become apparent or arisen through its assessment of applications under the Development Act 1993; and

  • To perform other functions (other than functions involving the formulation of policy) assigned to the Panel by the Council.


Membership for Council's Development Assessment Panel currently consists of:

Ms Elizabeth Travers (Chairperson)
Mr Robert Miles
Mr Ted Jordan
Mrs Rosemary Kain
Cr. Dennis Muhovics
Cr. Sharon Cox
Cr. Robert Dycer

Council Officers in attendance at DAP Meetings; John Best (Manager Development, Health & Compliance - Public Officer), Peter Whiting (Planning Officer) & Damon Huntley (Planning Cadet)

Development Assessment Panel associated documents:
Terms of Reference(36 kb)
Code of Conduct(39 kb)
Complaints Handling Policy(53 kb)

Minutes and Agendas

July 12 2017
.pdf DAP 12 July 2017 Agendas
.pdf DAP 12 July 2017 Minutes
June 21 2017
.pdf DAP 21 June 2017 Agendas
.pdf DAP 21 June 2016 Minutes
April 19 2017
.pdf DAP 19 April 2017 Agendas
.pdf DAP 19 April 2017 Minutes
March 29 2017
.pdf DAP 29 March 2017 Agendas
.pdf DAP 29 March 2017 Minutes
January 18 2017
.pdf DAP 18 January 2017 Amended Agendas
.pdf DAP 18 January 2017 Minutes

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