Local Growth Management Strategy General Review

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Local Growth Management Strategy General Review

​​Elton Consulting has been engaged by Council to undertake a general review of Council's Local Growth Management Strategy (LGMS).

The revised strategy will replace Council's Ou​r Living Settlement Strategy. The revised strategy will provide a State Government Endorsed blueprint for future development and growth in Coffs Harbour to 2036. The revised Strategy will be underpinned by the Land Capacity Assessment Audit (October 2014) which provides baseline information relating to supply and demand for land.

It is anticipated that a revised document will be placed on exhibition in the coming months concurrent with a draft chapter on residential lands prepared as part of the Residential Lands Review Project.


Residential Lands

Elton Consulting has been engaged by Council to undertake a review of Residential Lands for the Coffs Harbour LGA. It is anticipated that a draft report will be placed on public exhibition in the coming months.

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Large Lot Residential Lands

On the 8 February 2018, Council resolved to expedite a review of Council’s existing Rural Residential Strategy and the land release program for Large Lot Residential purposes. This review will be commencing shortly and further information on the progress of this review will be made available.


Rural Lands Review

A review of all rural lands across the Local Government Area is currently being undertaken to identify and address the various issues impacting rural environments. It is anticipated that a draft document will be placed on exhibition in the coming months.

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Employment Land

Council’s strategic planning framework to guide development on employment lands is currently contained within the Business Lands Strategy, Business Centres Hierarchy – Final Report and Industrial Lands Strategy. As part of Council’s current review of its Local Growth Management Strategy, these strategies will be combined within one chapter relating to Employment Lands.

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