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Heritage Study

A heritage study investigates the history of a local government area, identifies, and then assesses items and places of heritage significance that demonstrate this history. The study explains why the items are significant and recommends ways to manage and conserve this significance. Council has undertaken or received a number of heritage studies over the last 25 years and in 2012 Council received funds from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to collate and update this information in the form of a community based heritage study. A major premise of the community-based approach is that it provides an affordable means for communities to make a valuable contribution to the heritage study, with appropriate guidance from a heritage consultant.

The resulting Coffs Harbour Community Based Heritage Study 2015 consists of five parts:

  • Part 1 - the introduction,
  • Part 2 - a thematic history,
  • Part 3 - results and recommendations,
  • Part 4 - list of potential items, heritage conservation areas and demolished and deferred sites, and
  • Part 5 - includes the heritage inventory sheets for the sites contained in Part 4 of the Study (these can be viewed below).

The Heritage Study was reported to Council on the 14 April 2016 and Council resolved to adopt Parts 1 & 2 and note the findings of Parts 3–5.

Hertiage Inventory Sheets

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Folder: Banana Packing Sheds
  
Folder: Bicentennial Plaques
  
Folder: Bridges
  
Folder: Cemeteries
  
Folder: Churches and temples
  
Folder: Dairy buildings
  
Folder: Government
  
Folder: Halls
  
Folder: Heritage Conservation Areas
  
Folder: Hotels
  
Folder: Houses
  
Folder: Iconic Sites
  
Folder: Industrial sites
  
Folder: Lone Graves
  
Folder: Memorials
  
Folder: Milestones
  
Folder: Miscellaneous
  
Folder: Motels and Apartments
  
Folder: Schedule 5 Listed Items
  
Folder: Schools
  
Folder: Service Stations
  
Folder: Sheds and stockyards
  
Folder: Shops Arcades Restaurants
  
Folder: Silos
  
Folder: Trees and Parks Sports fields etc
  
Folder: WWII