Coffs Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study

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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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Coffs Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study

​The 1996 flood prompted Council to commission a revised Flood Study to further investigate the cause and severity of this flood. The review indicated that the magnitude of flood problems within the catchment was greater than had previously been understood.

Council subsequently commissioned a Floodplain Risk Management Study to investigate and recommend measures to either manage or reduce flooding problems within the catchment. Council adopted the study and plan and has implemented measures recommended in the plan as funds and grants become available.

Council now has detailed flood information for the Coffs Creek catchment including 'flood risk' mapping for Coffs Harbour and detailed planning controls relating to the risk categories to assist in the assessment of development applications and provide strategic direction for the city.

A draft report for Coffs Creek and Park Beach Flood Study that reviews available data, development and detention basin construction has been received by Council and is expected to be placed on public exhibition in early 2018.