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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
  • Judith Urquhart
  • Cr Peter Charles

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. 

Meeting Dates for 2019

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)

15 January 2019

12 February 2019   CANCELLED

12 March 2019

9 April 2019

14 May 2019  CANCELLED

11 June 2019 18 June 2019

9 July 2019

13 August 2019 CANCELLED

10 September 2019

8 October 2019 CANCELLED

12 November 2019

10 December 2019


Further Information

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

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