Council Minutes - Section D: Planning Delegations - 26 November 2019

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Planning delegations were tabled at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 26 November 2019 which was held at the Council Conference and Reception Centre in City Hall, 57 Little Malop Street, Geelong.

Source:

Planning & Development - City Development

Director:

Gareth Smith

Portfolio:

Planning


Purpose

  1. To provide the schedule of planning permit applications determined under delegation since the last report.


Background

  1. Section 98 of the Local Government Act 1989 and section 188 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 empower Council to delegate its powers, duties and functions under relevant legislation to members of Council staff.

  2. Sections 86 and 87 of the Local Government Act 1989 and section 188 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 allow Council to establish special committees with delegated powers to determine planning permit applications.

  3. At its meeting on 9 July 2019, Council:

    1. Amended the Council to staff instrument of delegation to allow staff delegates to determine planning permit applications where there are less than 6 objections lodged; and

    2. Amended the Planning Committee’s terms of reference to provide for its determination, if required, of planning permit applications where there are 6 or more objections lodged.

  4. The City is required by Council to provide information on planning permit applications determined under delegation.


Key Matters

  1. The Schedule attached to this report provides information on the planning permit applications determined under delegation since the last report.

Councillor Sullivan moved, Councillor Harwood seconded -

  1. That Council receive the information in the schedule.

Carried.


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