Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel

Please note, as of August, the Council Assessment Panel (CAP) was replaced by the Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel.

The Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel (FRAP) is an independent body that has been established under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

The FRAP is responsible for considering qualifying Development Applications within Alexandrina Council and the District Council of Yankalilla.  The Panel consists of the following five (5) members:

Independent Members

  • John Hodgson (Presiding Member)
  • Sue Giles
  • Simon Weidenhofer
  • Kate Shierlaw

Elected Member

  • Cr Peter O’Neil (District Council of Yankalilla)

Deputy Member

  • Cr Craig Maidment (Alexandrina Council)

Assessment Manager

  • Matt Atkinson (Manager Development Assessment - Alexandrina Council)

The role of the Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel is to make decisions on planning applications, as required, in accordance with the relevant Planning policy.  All members have a keen interest in community planning and have sound knowledge of the relevant legislation under which their decision making is guided.  All members have the appropriate qualifications and/or experience required to undertake a development assessment role.

The role of the Assessment Manager is to manage the staff and operations of the Panel and to provide advice to the Panel as appropriate.

The Panel meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of the month at 11:00am, with the venue to be determined prior to the meeting and notified with the Agenda.

Agendas are available at Council libraries and on Council’s website one week prior to the meeting.

All meetings are open to the community.

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