Engagement with property developers
A comprehensive suite of documents is available to help guide councillors’ interactions with property developers and others who submit their views on development matters (submitters).
They explain if, when, and how councillors can engage with developers and submitters by stepping through the council approval process.
It starts from the time before a development application is even prepared through to the post-decision appeal period.
- Example council policy (DOC, 56KB): councillor roles in development matters. This policy can be adapted to an individual council’s processes/circumstances.
- Guidance: councillor roles in development matters (PDF, 282KB): A framework to accompany the example policy or be used as a standalone guide.
- Frequently asked questions (FAQs) (PDF, 238KB): The FAQs explore some specific situations involving councillors and property developers/submitters.
Last updated: Friday, May 14, 2021