Council Assessment Panel

The role of Council's Council Assessment Panel (CAP) is to make decisions on development applications presented by Council planning staff.

As required by the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (the Act), the Panel consists of five members, with a minimum of four independent members. In its’ role as planning authority, the CAP operates under the Act (and during the transition to the Act, the Development Act 1993).

Please refer to our Committees and Representation policies for further information here.