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20 Years of Storytime

20 Years of Storytime

Coffs Harbour Libraries is celebrating 20 years of Storytime with a special storytime and cake...

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Naming Rights

Naming Rights Sponsor

Coffs Harbour City Council is seeking a Naming Rights Sponsor for Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium, currently known as C.ex Coffs International Stadium...

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Around the World

Young People - Have Your Say

Council is keen to hear from young people about how they would like to contribute to the planning of services and facilities within the LGA...

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Cultural Civic Space

Dog Destroyed and Owner Fined and Banned after Attack

A pet owner has been banned from keeping a dog for life and his dog destroyed after an attack in which two alpacas were killed ...

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SummerSalt

Big Names Coming to Coffs

The news that SummerSalt will be bringing some of Australia’s biggest music names to Coffs Harbour in February 2019 has been greeted with delight...

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First Sikh Temple

First Sikh Temple Receives Historic Recognition

The First Sikh Temple in Woolgoolga – the earliest example of a purpose-built Sikh temple in Australia – is to be designated as a place of local historical interest...

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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.