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Jetty Structure Refurb

Timber Jetty Undergoes Refurb

The historic jetty is to receive some much-needed TLC with a major programme of repair and refurbishment beginning from April 17.

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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day Closures

Check the opening hours of Council's facilities on ANZAC Day.

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Positive Ageing

Positive Ageing Strategy

Council are inviting input from members of the community aged 55 years or older on developing a Positive Ageing Strategy.

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Detention Basin

Work Begins on Final Coffs Creek Flood Basin

Construction of the fourth and final flood detention basin planned for the Coffs Creek catchment will begin at Upper Shephards Lane ...

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Coffs Creek

Improvements Flow into Coffs Creek

An accessible jetty and launching ramp, a new playground, an updated amenities building and new parking area at Saltwater Park are among many improvements...

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Dont Be a Tosser

No Excuse for Litter

Coffs Harbour residents are being reminded there is no excuse to litter this autumn ...

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Upcoming Events

2018
SeniorsWeek

Coffs Harbour Seniors Festival

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16 - 27
May Gibbs

May Gibbs Display at the Library

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2018
Museum Exhibition

Created from a Dream: A Gift of Calligraphy Exhibition

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April 2018
Workshop

Create your own Journal with Suzanne Archer

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April 2018
BU Festival

Youth Week BU Festival

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April 2018
Ipads and biscuits

iPads and Biscuits

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Register Your Pet

How do I register my pet?

All dogs and cats need to be lifetime registered when 6 months old or over. All dogs and cats covered by the Companion Animal Act 1998 also need to be microchipped. 

Microchipping

Microchipping can be done by your local vet and is a safe way of ensuring that your pet will be returned to you if it is found wandering or stray.

Microchipping and lifetime registration applies to all cats and dogs which are born, or who change owners, after 1 July 1999.  From this date your kitten or dog (but not your already owned cat) must be microchipped and registered. This form of registration is a one off payment and covers the entire life of the animal.

To register your dog or cat just call into Council's offices and bring with you your animal's certificate of identification, which you would have received when your pet was microchipped. You also need to bring with you proof of desexing, if this applies to your animal, and any concession card should you be seeking a pensioner rate. Pensioner rates only apply to desexed animals.

To see a full list of fees and charges for registering your pet head to the Office of Local Government website.

For more information contact Council's Customer Service on 02 6648 4000. 

Companion Animal Website - Office of Local Government

The Office of Local Government is responsible for pet registrations in NSW. Their website has forms, brochures and information about keeping Companion Animals including the forms listed below.

  • P1A - Permanent Identification Form
  • R2 - Lifetime Registration Form
  • C3A - Change of Owner/Details Form
  • C3C - Change of Address Notice
  • M1 - Verification of Existing Microchip Form

Pet Town - A Website Promoting Responsible Pet Ownership

The NSW Government has created a learning tool to assist children in grade levels K-2 in responsible pet ownership and dog safety.

Victor and Victoria's Pet Town