The Sydney Planning Panels are independent bodies that make decisions on significant developments and modification applications. The panels also act as the relevant planning authority in some decisions when directed by the Department of Planning and Environment or the Greater Sydney Commission, undertake rezoning reviews, and provide advice on planning and development matters when requested.
The five independent Sydney Planning Panels make decisions about significant development proposals in their region.
New chairs have been appointed to the planning panels because the roles of Sydney Planning Panel Chair and District Commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission have been separated. The separation of these roles will allow the district commissioners to focus on setting the strategic direction for their district through the Greater Sydney Commission’s district plans.
Find out more about the Sydney Planning Panels.