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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

Momentum is building all over the world to cut down on single use plastic – so why not start your own revolution in Plastic Free July 2018.

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Environmental Levy

Environmental Levy Grants Open

Applications are now open for the 2018/19 Environmental Levy Grants Program...

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Jetty Foreshores

New Jetty Foreshores Survey

Have your say on the future of the Jetty Foreshores by completing the new online survey before July 1.

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Red tape cut

Ruling Out Red Tape

Simplifying 48 business application forms into one and slashing footpath regulations in commercial areas to create fun, welcoming spaces that attract customers...

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Cultual Civic Space

Civic Space Taking Shape

The proposed Cultural and Civic Space in the Heart of the City is starting to come into focus following the extensive public consultation ...

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Mayor thanks volunteers

Mayor Thanks Volunteers

The unsung heroes that form the small army of volunteers who help keep the city’s community facilities operating...

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Upcoming Events

June
Startup Coffs Coast

Startup Coffs Coast

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June
JM Donella

JM Donellan @ the Library

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June
Sandie Docker

Sandie Docker @ the Library

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21-22
Comedy Festival

Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow

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June
Freedom Feast

Freedom Feast

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June
Weaving

Weaving from Nature Workshop

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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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