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Independent Hearing & Assessment Panel

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Independent Hearing & Assessment Panel

The Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel, known as IHAP, was established to provide an independent hearing forum for objectors and applicants on certain applications. 

The IHAP panel provide an independent assessment of particular development applications and submit recommendations to Council for a decision.

The purpose of the IHAP is to provide:

  • increased transparency, integrity and confidence in the development application assessment process. 
  • an independent hearing forum for objectors and applicants with an increased sense of involvement in the outcomes of the assessment process.

IHAP Agenda Items and Meeting Outcomes

IHAP agenda items and minutes are located under Council's meetings section of this website.