The Development Assessment Panel (DAP) is a body established by Council for the assessment and determination of development applications, including those where representations from the public will be heard.
The DAP also provides comments to the Development Assessment Commission on applications to be determined by the Commission and considers compromise proposals on appeals before the Environment, Resources and Development Court.
Meetings of the Development Assessment Panel are generally held on the second Monday of each month, commencing at 5:30pm in the Council Chamber at 128 Prospect Road, Prospect. The DAP agenda, associated reports and minutes of previous meetings are published on Council's website under Agendas and Minutes by the Friday prior to the meeting.
Members of the DAP are generally appointed for a term of two (2) years. The DAP is made up of 4 Independent Members and 3 Councillors. Current membership is as follows:
DAP Terms of Reference
More details on the purpose, role and activities of the Development Assessment Panel is contained in the DAP's Terms of Reference and Code of Conduct under Related Resources.