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Council Assessment Panel

The Council Assessment Panel (CAP) has been established pursuant to Section 83 (1) of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (PDI Act).  CAP commenced operation on 1 October 2017 and replaces the previous Council Development Assessment Panel (CDAP).

The Panel is comprised of 4 Independent Members and 1 Council Member:

  • Don Donaldson (Presiding Member)
  • Phil Smith
  • Stephen Hamnett
  • Judith Urquhart
  • Cr Carol Schofield

CAP generally meet once a month at 5pm in the Council Chambers at 1 Bay road, Victor Harbor

To view the CAP Agenda click here or Minutes click here


Terms of Reference

CAP is a body formed by the Council in accordance with Section 83 (1) of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (PDI Act).  The panel is granted delegated powers that are administered in accordance with its Terms of Reference as determined by resolution of the Council.

Click here  to view the current Terms of Reference of CAP


Code of Conduct 

Panel members are required to act in accordance with the Ministers Code of Conduct under Schedule 3 of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (PDI Act).

All code of conduct compliants are requried to be made to the State Planning Commission and Regulation 11 of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (General) Regulations 2017 (operational from 1 October 2017) prescribes the process to be followed if a person believes that a member of an assessment panel has acted in contravention of the code of conduct.


Meeting Procedures 

Click here to view the current meeting procedures for the Council Assessment Panel. (to be established at the first meeting 10 October 2017).

Meeting Dates for 2018

Generally held on the second (2nd) Tuesday of each month, commencing at 5:00pm

Venue: Council Chambers, 1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor (Entry to the Chambers is gained via the main western entrance to the building)

16 January 2018   MEETING CANCELLED  

13 February 2018
13 March 2018      MEETING CANCELLED
10 April 2018
8 May 2018
12 June 2018
10 July 2018
14 August 2018    MEETING CANCELLED
11 September 2018
9 October 2018
13 November 2018
11 December 2018


Further Information

For further information about South Australia's new planning System, Click here

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