Coorong District Council

Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee

The Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee is established under the Local Government Act 1999 and Development Act 1993 to provide advice to Council on matters pertaining to strategic land use planning and development policy.

In accordance with Section 101A(2) of the Development Act 1993 the responsibilities of the Committee are;

  • To provide advice to the Council in relation to the extent to which the Council's strategic planning and development policies accord with the Planning Strategy; and
  • To assist the Council in undertaking strategic planning and monitoring directed at achieving;
                         i.      Orderly and efficient development within the area of the Council; and
                        ii.      High levels of integration of transport and land-use planning; and
                       iii.      Relevant targets set out in the Planning Strategy within the area of the Council; and
                       iv.      Other outcomes of a prescribed kind (if any); and
  • To provide advice to the Council (or to act as its delegate) in relation to strategic planning and development policy issues when the Council is preparing;
                      i.        A Strategic Directions Report; or
                     ii.        A Development Plan Amendment proposal; and
  • To hear representations received during the Development Plan Amendment Process in accordance with Section 25(11) of the Development Act 1993 on behalf of Council and provide recommendations on the basis of any representations received.
  • Other functions (other than functions relating to development assessment or compliance) assigned to the committee by the Council.

For a copy of the Committees Terms of Reference please see link below;

Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee - Terms of Reference - April 2013(42 kb)

Committee Members include;

Cr Peter Wright (Chairperson)
Deputy Mayor Cr Sharon Bland
Cr Bob Simcock
Cr Donna Middleton
Cr Vern Leng

For a copy of the Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee Agendas & Minutes please see the following website links;

www.coorong.sa.gov.au/SPDPCAgendas

www.coorong.sa.gov.au/SPDPCMinutes

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