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The 21st Local Government Information Technology Conference will be held in Coffs Harbour 28-30 November...

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Karangi Public School

Karangi Students WaterWise

Karangi Public School recently undertook a WaterWise refresher to investigate water saving strategies and prevent wastage.

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Arts Grants

Diversity Celebrated Through Arts Grants

Ten local groups are to share $37,400 in arts and cultural grants from Council that will bring new and exciting opportunities...

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Sawtell HP Revamp

Major Holiday Parks Investment Keeps Visitors Coming

All four Coffs Coast Holiday Parks have had significant upgrades to make sure they remain among the top places to stay on the Coffs Coast.

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Artist and Writer

Travels with my Art

Emmy Award-winning film-maker, author, cycling advocate and artist Mike Rubbo will be at the Harry Bailey Memorial Library on August 30 to talk about his book...

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Building and Planning

Development Approvals 

Development Approvals

Everything you need to understand the development approvals process, including lodging and tracking development applications, and forms.

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Building and Construction 

Building and Construction

Information about building and construction certification and compliance, plumbing and drainage, including forms.

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Development Engineering 

Development Engineering

Find all the development engineering specifications that apply to civil design and construction works within the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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Growth Strategies 

Growth Strategies

The Coffs Harbour Local Growth Management Strategy and the North Coast Regional Plan provide a blueprint to guide the future growth and strategic direction of the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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Place Strategies 

Place Strategies

Find masterplans, plans of management, strategies and projects that aim to make the area an even better place to live, work and play.

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Planning Controls and Guidelines 

Planning Controls and Guidelines

Find all the plans and policies which provide a planning framework for development within the Coffs Harbour LGA, including LEP, DCP and Contributions Plans.

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