Public meetings of the Local Planning Panel are open to representations.

The panel may impose time limits on presentations. Where there are a large number of objectors with a common interest at any public meeting, the panel may, in its absolute discretion, hear a representative of those persons.

Addressing the Local Planning Panel

Your will need to register to address panel members on the assessment report, recommendations and / or conditions of consent.

To register, email localplanningpanel@bmcc.nsw.gov.au before 3pm on the day of the meeting. Include in the email the item number, your name and contact details. If you have not made a formal submission during the exhibition process, please outline a summary of the issues you wish to raise. Speakers will generally be limited to 3 minutes.

The Local Planning Panel meeting is recorded and made available for online listening.

The Local Planning Panel determines applications in a closed meeting. Decisions are usually published within 48 hours of the meeting date. Read About Planning Panels for more information on what happens at a meeting.