Joint Development Assessment Panel
Development Assessment Panels (DAPs) are created under the Planning and Development Act 2005 and are independent entities answerable to the Minister for Planning and do not sit under the Department of Planning, the Western Australian Planning Commission or the City of Joondalup.
DAPs responsible for determining development applications where the likely cost of the development exceeds a specified dollar value. For the City of Joondalup, any proposal over $10 million in value would be determined by the DAP. An applicant may also elect for a development with a value of between $2 million and $10 million to be determined by the DAP.
The City of Joondalup representatives on the North-West Metropolitan Joint Development Assessment Panel are appointed by the Minister for Planning. Their term of office expires on 26 April 2020.