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Council Assessment Panel

At the Ordinary Council meeting held on Monday 21 September 2020, Council resolved to revoke its delegations to the Council Assessment Panel under the Development Act 1993 and Development Regulations 2008 and delegate them to the Eyre Peninsula Regional Assessment Panel.

The Port Lincoln Council Assessment Panel (formerly known as the Development Assessment Panel) comprises the membership of one Councillor and four independent members (not being members of the Council or State Parliament) and shall meet on the second Monday of each month at the City of Port Lincoln Council Chambers, Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln commencing at 5.30pm as required or otherwise determined by the Panel.

Should a public holiday fall on the second Monday, then the meeting will be scheduled for the next available business day.

The Panel is established to fulfil the following functions:

  • The consideration of matters submitted by the Assessment Manager relating to assessment and determination of applications for planning consent;
  • The consideration of such other assessment matters as may be referred to the Panel by the Assessment Manager;
  • The Port Lincoln Council Assessment Panel will hear oral representations from interested parties only as follows:
    • All Category 3 representors who request to be heard (or their nominees);
    • At the Panel’s discretion, Category 2 representors who request to be heard (or their nominees);
    • Representors and/or Applicants (or their nominees) for development classified as non-complying, who request to be heard.
  • In any case where representors are heard, the Panel will give the applicant (or nominee) the opportunity to respond.
  • At its discretion, the Panel will call for and hear specialist technical/professional advice related to assessment.

Council Assessment Panel - Terms of Reference

The Agendas and Minutes of the meeting are available for inspection (without charge) at the Council Office and a copy of the documents can be obtained on payment of a fixed fee by Council or can be viewed below.

For Agendas and Minutes of past meetings that are not available on our website, please contact the Council Administration Office on 8621 2300.

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