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Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel

On 19 May 2016, Council established an Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP). The Panel includes professionals and community representatives with the full delegation of Council to make decisions on specific Development Applications.

Decisions on the current and future built environment are made by experts in the field of urban design, town planning and law. The community are also engaged in the assessment and decision making process.

Learn more about IHAP 
IHAP Guidelines
IHAP Charter.

Meeting Schedule 

All meetings take place at 4.00pm at either Kogarah or Hurstville Civic Centres. 

Dates 

Location

18 May 2017

Kogarah Civic Centre

15 June 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre

20 July 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre

17 August 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre

21 September 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre

19 October 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre

16 November 2017

Hurstville Civic Centre
14 December 2017 Hurstville Civic Centre

The Process

  • Prior to each IHAP meeting, the Panel members will undertake site inspections

  • The meeting is run in accordance with the order of items on the agenda

  • Registered speakers are invited to address the Panel

  • The public meeting closes and the Panel members will deliberate in a closed session

  • The Panel will make a decision on the day of the scheduled meeting and the decisions will be published on the Council website the following business day.

Addressing the Panel                                   

If you would like to address the IHAP, you will need to complete the Application to Address IHAP Form by 12.00pm on the day before the scheduled meeting. If you have not made a formal submission during the neighbour notification process, you must register to address the Panel 24 hours in advance. Speakers will be limited to three minutes.

Agendas and Reports

The agenda will be available five business days before the scheduled meeting. The minutes will be published the following business day. 
 
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
IHAP Meeting 18 May 2017 Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
IHAP Meeting 20 April 2017 - POSTPONED Agenda PDF Agenda HTML    
IHAP Meeting 23 March 2017 Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
IHAP Meeting 23 February 2017  Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
IHAP Meeting 2 February 2017  Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
IHAP Meeting 14 December 2016 Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
IHAP Meeting 24 November 2016  Agenda PDF Agenda HTML Minutes PDF Minutes HTML
 
Meeting 27 October 2016 - Agenda  Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 75 The Promenade, Sans Souci - DA2014/0319-3 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 4-6 Barsby Avenue, Carlton - DA2015/0095 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 399-403 Princes Highway, Carlton - DA2016/0075 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 23 Marine Drive, Oatley - DA2015/0355 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 4
Item 5 - 643-643A King Georges Road, Penshurst - DA2016/0171 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 5
Item 6 - 977 Forest Road, Lugarno - MOD2015/0146 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 6
 
Meeting 22 September 2016 - Agenda  Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 445-447 Forest Road, Penshurst - DA 2015/0011 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 34 Coreen Avenue, Peakhurst - DA2015/00285 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 37 Ogilvy Street, Peakhurst - REV2016/0018 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 96 Park Road, Kogarah Bay -DA2016/0074 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 4
Item 5 - 799 King Georges Road, South Hurstville - DA2013/0103 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 5
Item 6 - 4 St Georges Parade, Hurstville - DA2016/0110 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 6
Item 7 - 247 Princes Highway, Carlton -  DA2016/0047 IHAP Report   Minutes Item 7
 
Meeting 8 September 2016 - Agenda  Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 399-403 Princes Highway, Carlton - DA2016/0075 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 5-7 Littleton Street, Riverwood - DA2015/0437 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 35 and 40 River Road, Oatley - DA2016/0159 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 8 Lily Street, Hurstville - REV2016/0014 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 4
 
Meeting 25 August 2016 - Agenda  Report Minutes
Item 1 - 247 Princes Highway, Carlton, DA2016/0047 IHAP Report Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 17 Endeavour Street, Sans Souci, DA2016/0066 IHAP Report Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 977 Forest Road, Lugarno, DA2015/0443 IHAP Report Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 977 Forest Road, Lugarno, MOD2015-0146 IHAP Report Minutes Item 4
 
Meeting 4 August 2016 - Agenda  Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 25 Old Forest Road, Lugarno, DA2015/0082 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 10 Lawrence Street, Peakhurst, DA2014/1197 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
 
Meeting 28 July 2016 - Agenda Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 30 Queensbury Road, Penshurst, DA2015/0034 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 45-51 Andover Street, Carlton, DA2015/0267 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 14 Butler Road, Hurstville, DA2015/0258 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 4 Carrington Avenue, Hurstville, DA2015/0117 IHAP Report Attachment Minutes Item 4
 
Meeting 21 June 2016 - Agenda Report Attachment Minutes
Item 1 - 801 King Georges Road, South Hurstville DA2012/0094 IHAP-Report   Minutes Item 1
Item 2 - 25 Old Forrest Road, Lugarno, DA2015/0082 IHAP-Report Attachment Minutes Item 2
Item 3 - 4-6 Barsby Avenue, Allawah, DA2015/0095  IHAP-Report Attachment Minutes Item 3
Item 4 - 10 Lawrence Street, Peakhurst, DA2014/1197 IHAP-report Attachment Minutes Item 4
Item 5 - 27 Beaumaris Crescent, Mortdale, DA2015/0301  IHAP-report Attachment Minutes Item 5
Item 6 - 87 and 89 The Avenue, Hurstville, PP2016/0001 IHAP-report Attachment Minutes Item 6


Electronic Agendas

Process
In some instances the IHAP Chair may determine that it is unnecessary to hold a meeting in public to consider a particular application and determine the matter electronically. Circumstances where a public meeting may not be required includes;
 
  • Where the assessment report recommends approval and there are no submission by way of objection, or
  • Where the IHAP has considered the matter at a public meeting and deferred its decision to request specific additional information from an applicant or Council (such as amended drawings). In this case, an electronic meeting should only occur if Council, after having accepted the amended drawings, has decided that re-exhibition of the amended drawings is not required).
Address Attachment Links
Meeting Date: 12 April 2017 Stage 2 Detailed Site Investigation
Amended plans
Response from Sydney Trains
Minutes
Minutes PDF
218 Railway Pde Kogarah
IHAP-report
   

 

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