Strathfield Internal Development Assessment Panel (IDAP)
Council has established an Internal Development Assessment Panel (IDAP) as part of its ongoing commitment to greater transparency in the decision making process of development applications.
The key responsibilities of the Panel are to provide a collaborative and independent review of development applications referred to the Panel under the IDAP Charter and to achieve high quality urban design outcomes.
The Panel consists of four (4) members, with a Chairperson rotated weekly. The quorum for a meeting of the Panel is three (3) members. Alternate Panel members will be used when an issue of quorum arises. Panel members comprise occupants of senior leadership positions within Council across the areas of planning, law, building, engineering, waste, infrastructure and landscaping. Members of the Panel are bound by the Strathfield Council Code of Conduct.
The Panel will convene weekly on a Wednesday.
The meeting is closed session and is not available for the public to attend.
Agenda and Minutes
The agendas for any particular meeting of the Panel shall be available on Council’s website by Close of Business on the Monday prior to a particular meeting.
The Minutes of the Panel meeting will be uploaded to Council’s website the day after the meeting.January 2017