Local Planning Panel
From March 2018, the NSW Government introduced legislation requiring most Council's to establish Local Planning Panels.
A Local Planning Panel, also known as an Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP), is a panel of three independent expert members and a community member who undertake the following functions:
- assess and determine certain development applications, and
- provide advice to Council on Planning Proposals (from 1 June 2018)
Applications currently under assessment
To review applications currently under assessment for potential determination by the Local Planning Panel, please click here
To find out more about the Local Planning Panel, click here