Fairfield Local Planning Panel (FLPP)

The Fairfield Local Planning Panel (FLPP) is made up of qualified independent experts and a community representative.

 

The Panel determines the most sensitive and complex development applications received by Council that meet one or more of the following criterion:

 

Conflict of interest -  Development for which the applicant or landowner is the council, a councillor,  a member of staff who is principally involved in the exercise of council’s functions under the EP&A Act, a member of Parliament or a relative of one of the above.

 

Contentious development - council’s approved submission policy triggers a referral or for development applications that receives 10 or more unique objections.

 

Departure from development standards - Development that contravenes a development standard imposed by a planning instrument by more than 10% or non–numerical development standards

 

Designated development - Developments that are high-impact developments (e.g. likely to generate pollution) or are located in or near an environmentally sensitive area (e.g. a wetland).

 

Heritage – Development applications for demolition of a heritage item.

 

Higher density residential - Residential flat building (4 or more storeys in height).

 

Planning Agreements – development applications for which the developer has offered to enter into a planning agreement.

 

Sensitive development - development for the purposes of new premises that will require a club licence or a hotel (general bar) licence or an on–premises licence for public entertainment venues; development for the purpose of sex services premises and restricted premises.

 

Note: the above summary is for information purposes only, please refer to the actual criteria set out in the Minister’s direction for full details of the criteria, including any exemptions.

 

Link

https://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/Assess-and-Regulate/Development-Assessment/Independent-Hearing-and-Assessment-Panels/Statutory-rules