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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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City Square

City Square Concept Design

Coffs Harbour City Council invites input from key stakeholders and the broader community to finalise a revised concept design for City Square.

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Trading Places

Trading Places

From 1 July 2018, Coffs Harbour City Council will no longer charge local businesses fees to use footpaths for trade.

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Latest News

Pop Goes Plastic

Safer Streets Success

The announcement of over $900,000 in grant funding to improve public safety in Toormina and Coffs Harbour city centre has been welcomed by Mayor Councillor Denise Knight.

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Arts Grants

Arts Bringing People Together

A Saltwater Freshwater Festival youth flash mob, a short film about growing up in a coastal town, artist exchanges between local galleries, a science festival...

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PB Area of Concern

Public Warned to Avoid Path at Popular Beach

Recent swell and natural tidal actions have moved the Coffs Creek entrance south making one of the access points to Park Beach South (North Wall Beach) currently unsafe to use.

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Giinagay - Welcome

Living in Coffs Harbour means being part of a population of 73,000 with all the advantages of city living, but in a beautiful coastal or rural village setting.

Coffs Harbour is a great place to raise a family. In addition to world class education and medical facilities, plus excellent air, road and rail links, the city boasts a wonderful climate and outdoor lifestyle.

Coffs Harbour City Council is actively involved with the community in creating an engaged, thriving and vibrant community and we are very pleased that you have chosen to be part of it.

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Coffs Harbour City Council is so much more than roads, rates and rubbish. Take a look at a typical day in the life of Coffs Harbour City Council Staff and how we work for you - our customers -  to look after the wonderful community and corner of paradise we all call home.

 

  
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Find out who we are and what we do to make Coffs Harbour a great place to call home.

Keep up to date with the latest news, have a say on the future of our City and see what projects we are currently working on.

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Coffs Harbour has state-of-the-art waste services. Find out more about what we offer and check on your bin collection day and how to dispose of bulky goods and green waste.

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​Registering you cat or dog allows us to help reunite you and your pet if they become lost.

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​Coffs Harbour has three popular library branches that are so much more than books. As well as tree books, e-books, movies and music there are regular children's actiivites, tutor help for students, an outreach service and local history resources.

You can find out more and join the library here.

  

​Pay your rates online, have your notices emailed to you, set up a payment plan and find answers to all your questions.

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​Use Council's online mapping tools to lodge or track a DA, request a purchase or building certificate. You can also find out inforamtion about swimming pool safety, clearing vegetation and search Council's forms.

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​Council can help you navigate regulations and requirements with starting a new or running an existing business.

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​Connect with your community - join a sports or interest group or find out what volunteering opportunities are available.​

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Coffs Harbour is a paradise of parks, cycleways, pools, walking tracks and beaches.​

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​If you are new to Coffs Harbour, or thinking of making the move, you can find further information here about education, health and opportunities for work and investment.

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​In the case of an emergency please dial 000. The SES can be contacted on 132 500 and Coffs Harbour Police Station on 02 6691 0799. For emergency road information check the My Road Info ​website or download the app.

  

​Council has a range of forms and applications for its services and legislative requirements. You can find forms relating to your home, your business, or things you need to make the most of your new life here in Coffs Harbour. ​

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​We are always ready to help. Please contact us if you need assistance or information, want to raise an issue or make a customer request​.

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​We are a sustainable community. We have planned our water supply for the future and committed to permanent water conservation measures in our homes.

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​Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to supporting the community to live lightly and care for our natural enviroment. The Sustainable Living program delivers a free program of events, worshops, campaings and nature based tours. To find out how you can get invovled follow or subscribe to Our Living Coast and saty connected to the latest news, events and ideas for Sustainable Living.