On 19 May 2019, the Minister for Planning agreed to a request from the Mount Alexander Shire Council to decide the planning permit application for the Baringhup Solar Farm (297/2018) under section 97C of the Planning and Environment 1987.
In accordance with section 97E(1)(a) and 97E(1)(b) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, the Minister referred all submissions made in response to the permit application to an independent panel.
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Panel Coordinator, Planning Panels Victoria
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Panel or Committee
- Trevor McCullough (Chair)
- Dr Ken Joyner
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Call in by Minister for Planning
Matter called in by Minister for Planning on 19 May 2019 at the request of Mount Alexander Shire Council.
A Directions Hearing was held in Castlemaine on 13 June 2019
The Public Hearing is scheduled to take place over 3 days.
Days 1 and 2 will be held on Monday 15 July 2019 and Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the Bill Woodfull Hall in Maldon.
Day 3 will be held on 23 July 2019 at Baringhup Hall in Baringhup.
The Panel submitted its report on 5 September 2019.
The Minister for Planning issued the planning permit on 22 December 2019.
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Baringhup Solar Farm Permit Call In
A Panel has been appointed to consider the permit application for the Baringhup Solar Farm
Submissions opens on
12.00am - Monday 15 July 2019
Submissions close on
12.00am - Sunday 23 June 2019
The Public Hearing was scheduled to take place over 3 days.
Days 1 and 2 was held on Monday 15 July 2019 and Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the Bill Woodfull Hall in Maldon.
Day 3 was held on 23 July 2019 at Baringhup Hall in Baringhup.