The Development & Regulation department is responsible for development assessment and compliance/regulation services. Its major functions include:
- Development and heritage assessment.
- Building certificates.
- Fire safety inspections and certificates.
- Investigation of illegal or unauthorised works.
- Investigation of environmental pollution.
- Pet registration.
Michael has a Bachelor or Town Planning and has over 20 years experience in development assessment, regulatory services, strategic planning and planning and environmental law. Michael joined Council in 2003 from Woollahra Council, where he was Manager Development Control since 1996. Michael has also worked as a town planner with City of Sydney and planning consultant in the private sector.