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Online DAs only from January 1

The NSW Government has mandated that all Development Applications lodged with us must be through the NSW Online Planning Portal from 1 January 2021 ...

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Lets get composting

Let’s Get Composting

Pick up a free kitchen caddy to make it easy to collect food scraps for disposal in the green bin...

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Disaster Dashboard

Local Emergencies Disaster Dashboard

Council has a Disaster Dashboard to help you prepare for, cope and recover from any local emergency...

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Public Open Spaces

Council is shouting local residents a FREE coffee in exchange for feedback on our public open spaces and how people use them...

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Dog sniffing

Dog Detectives

Searches for some of our best-known but shy wildlife using water-borne DNA and Dog Detectives are among the projects funded by Council’s Environmental Levy...

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NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC week 2021

'Heal Country!' is this year's theme for NAIDOC Week – 4-11 July 2021. Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here on Gumbaynggirr country...

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Building and Planning

Development Approvals 

Development Applications

Everything you need to understand the development application process, including lodging and tracking development applications, and forms.

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Building and Construction 

Building and Construction

Information about building and construction certification and compliance, plumbing and drainage, including forms.

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Development Engineering 

Development Engineering

Find all the development engineering specifications that apply to civil design and construction works within the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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Growth Strategies 

Growth Strategies

The Coffs Harbour Local Growth Management Strategy and the North Coast Regional Plan provide a blueprint to guide the future growth and strategic direction of the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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Place Strategies 

Place Strategies

Find masterplans, plans of management, strategies and projects that aim to make the area an even better place to live, work and play.

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Planning Controls and Guidelines 

Planning Controls and Guidelines

Find all the plans and policies which provide a planning framework for development within the Coffs Harbour LGA, including LEP, DCP and Contributions Plans.

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