Development Assessment Panel

The Berri Barmera Council, together with the Renmark Paringa Council and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, has formed a Regional Development Assessment Panel (RRDAP) pursuant to pursuant to Section 34 of the Development Act 1993. The RRDAP commenced operations on 1 January 2010.

The following people have been appointed as members of the RRDAP:

  • Independent Presiding Member
    Mr Bruce Ballantyne
  • Independent Members:
    Mr Jake McVicar (Berri Barmera Council)
    Mr Geoffrey Parsons (Renmark Paringa Council)
    Ms Julie Lewis (District Council of Loxton Waikerie) 
  • Elected Members:
    Cr Rhonda Centofanti (Berri Barmera Council)
    Cr Michael Zeppel (Loxton Waikerie Council)
    Cr Mark Chown (Renmark Paringa Council)

Council has delegated authority to the RRDAP to both assess development applications and hear applicants, pursuant to Part 4 of the Development Act 1993. The Panel will adhere to the Minister's Code of Conduct under section 21A of the Development Act 1993, and adopts its own Operating Procedures for the conduct of its members and for its meetings. Meetings are held as required, generally at 1.30pm on the second Thursday of the month, at various Riverland Council offices. A copy of the Operating Procedures for the RRDAP are available here.

Each year, the Panel is required to provide a report to the constituent Councils of it activities in the previous calendar year. A copy of the 2014 Annual Report (adopted by the Panel in June 2015) is available here: 2014 RRDAP Annual Report(151 kb).

The Agendas and Minutes of the Panel are available by selecting the links hereunder. Copies of the agenda and minutes are also available at the principal office, 19 Wilson Street, Berri.

Archived minutes of the Panel, and the superseded Berri Barmera Development Assessment Panel, which ceased operation at 31 December 2009, are available from the archived files below.

Minutes and Agenda

February 11 2016
.pdf 2016 Agenda RRDAP February 11 Agendas

Archived Agenda

Click here for Archived Development Assessment Panel Agenda.

Archived Minutes

Click here for archived Development Assessment Panel Minutes

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