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, as adopted by the Panel members on 11 February 2016, 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 2015 Annual Report (adopted by the Councils in June 2016) is available here: 2016 RRDAP Annual Report

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Archived minutes of the Panel, and the superseded Berri Barmera Development Assessment Panel, which ceased operation at 31 December 2009, are available from the archived files below.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

September 14 2017
.pdf 2017 Agenda RRDAP September 14 Agendas
.pdf 2017 Minutes RRDAP September 14 Minutes
August 10 2017
.pdf 2017 Agenda RRDAP August 10 Agendas
.pdf 2017 Minutes RRDAP August 10 Minutes
July 13 2017
.pdf 2017 Agenda RRDAP July 13 Agendas
.pdf 2017 Minutes RRDAP July 13 Minutes
May 11 2017
.pdf 2017 Agenda RRDAP May 11 Agendas
.pdf 2017 Minutes RRDAP May 11 Minutes
March 9 2017
.pdf 2017 Agenda RDAP March 9 Agendas
.pdf 2017 Minutes RRDAP March 9 Minutes

Archived Agenda

Click here for Archived Development Assessment Panel Agenda.

Archived Minutes

Click here for archived Development Assessment Panel Minutes