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Sydney and Regional Planning Panels

Sydney and Regional Planning Panels were introduced to NSW in 2009 to strengthen decision making on regionally significant development applications and other planning matters.

There are five Sydney Planning Panels and four Regional Planning Panels across NSW. Each panel is an independent body that is not subject to the direction of the Minister of Planning.

To ensure business continuity for Sydney and Regional planning panel meetings, we will be holding public meetings by teleconference until further notice.

Any person is welcome to listen to the teleconference. If you wish to address the panel, or listen to a panel meeting, you must register by contacting the Planning Panels Secretariat for instructions to join the meeting 

Please call 02 8217 2060 or email [email protected]

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Councils are required to submit regionally significant applications for determination by the relevant Planning Panel.

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Meeting details

Review the details of upcoming meetings across all Sydney and Regional Planning Panels.

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About Planning Panels

Find out more about individual Sydney and Regional Planning Panels, what sort of development applications are assessed and how planning proposals are reviewed.

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Publications

Find a comprehensive list of Planning Circulars and advisory notes, Policies and procedures, templates and forms for councils and reports and guides

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Pilot Program for Councils

Find information about the Pilot Program for Councils and how we are working to reduce assessment timeframes.

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