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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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Swim Between The Flags

Swim Between The Flags

Stay safe at the beach this summer by swimming between the red and yellow flags at patrolled beaches...

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Bushfire Revocery

Bushfire Recovery Portal

Council have created the bushfire recovery portal to ensure that the recovery process is as simple and clear as possible...

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New Pools

Community Engagement Results in Stunning New Pool Designs for Woolgoolga and Sawtell

Following extensive community engagement we are proud to unveil the detailed concept designs for the upgrade of Woolgoolga and Sawtell Swimming Pools...

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Jetty Carpark Upgrade

A Fresh Green Look for the North Wall Car Park

North Wall public car park is being relocated, reconfigured and upgraded to reclaim recreation space for the community, provide more car parks and improve accessibility...

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Flood Study

Local Knowledge Needed for Flood Study

The experience and knowledge of local flooding events in the Northern Beaches is being sought from residents for a Flood Study of coastal catchments...

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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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