Council Assessment Panel (CAP)

The Council Assessment Panel (CAP) is a relevant authority in its own right under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (PDI Act).

The role of the Council Assessment Panel

The Council's Assessment Panel will generally be the relevant authority for the granting of planning consent for performance assessed development that is publicly notified, subject to delegations. Applications are assessed against the relevant provisions of the Planning and Design Code. A new role of the Assessment Panel under the PDI Act is to hear appeals against certain decisions made by the Assessment Manager in his/her role as a relevant authority.

Meet the panel

The Panel members for the 2022–23 term are:

  • Mr Nathan Cunningham (Independent Presiding Member)
  • Ms Colleen Dunn (Independent Member)
  • Mr Mark Adcock (Independent Member)
  • Ms Emily Nankivell (Independent Member)
  • Councillor Arman Abrahimzadeh OAM (Deputy Lord Mayor)
  • Prof Mads Gaardboe (Deputy Independent Member)

Meeting Schedule

The first panel meeting is scheduled for 31 January 2022. The meeting schedule for 2022–23 will be made available after this meeting.