City of Adelaide Comments on Consultation Draft Community Engagement Charter

The State Planning Commission is inviting comments on a Consultation Draft of the Community Engagement Charter. Comments are due with the Commission by 8 December 2017.

At a meeting on 28 November 2017, Council considered a report on the Consultation Draft Charter, during which Council resolved to authorise the Chief Executive Officer to advise the State Planning Commission as follows:
1.1. Council endorses the Community Engagement Charter 2017 – Consultation Draft.
1.2. The Commission:

  • Should have an engagement specialist to provide expert advice on engagement plans submitted to the Commission for approval.
  • Should consider the proposed training on the Charter for practitioners to form part of the accreditation process for planners.
  • Should review the Charter to establish guidance or a framework for ‘commercial and confidential’ information that may form an element of a proposal/amendment to a Planning Instrument.
  • Reviews the mandatory requirement for proposals initiated by a non-government body be amended to include consultation on the engagement plan also.
  • Reviews Principles 1 and 2 to include ‘facilitating community collaboration’ as a performance outcome.
  • Consults Council on the formulation of the associated Toolkit.
  • Engages Council, the Local Government sector and the Community on the formulation of the associated PDI Regulations.

The report considered by Council on 28 November is available at:

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Consultation has concluded

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