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Botanic Garden

Botanic Garden Open Week

A week-long bonanza of events and activities is on offer at the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden from May 22-27.

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Grace Roberts

Grace Roberts Awards

Applications are now open for the 2018 Grace Roberts Community Development Awards.

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Woopi Wow

Woolgoolga Beach Reserve

The next stage of planning for Woolgoolga Beach Reserve is underway and we want you to have your say.

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El Funding

Apply Now for Environmental Levy Funding

Applications are now being invited for the 2018/2019 Environmental Levy Grants Program from community-based organisations and individuals interested in helping to improve or sustain our local environment.

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Submerged

Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks

Mutiny, tragedy, torpedo strikes, cowardice and heroism feature in a fascinating exhibition opening at Coffs Harbour Regional Museum...

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Emerald Beach

Emerald Beach Reserve Consultation – Next Stage

Work on the latest stage of the Emerald Beach Reserve Concept Plan will begin with a Community Information Session...

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Upcoming Events

May
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Opening Night Autumn Selection Regional Gallery

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May
Museum Exhibition

Opening Submerged - Stories of Australia's Shipwrecks

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22-27
BotanicGardenOpenWeek

Botanic Garden Open Week

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May
Workshop

National Simultaneous Storytime

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May
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

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May
FotG Concert

In The Wild Concert

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Planning Controls and Guidelines

Local Environment Plan 

Local Environment Plan

Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) guide planning decisions for local government areas.

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Development Control Plan 2015​ 

Development Control Plan 2015​

Coffs Harbour City Council has prepared DCP 2015 to provide a more cohesive and user friendly guideline for carrying out development within the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA).

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Developer Contribution Plans and Maps 

Developer Contribution Plans and Maps

Developer Contribution and Services Plans outline Council's policy for the assessment, collection, spending and administration of contributions (monies), which are to be spent to fund and supply necessary public amenities and services for new development.

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Types of Development 

Types of Development

Find out about the different types of development​.

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Water Sensitive Urban Design 

Water Sensitive Urban Design

Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is a multi-pronged approach to managing stormwater.

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