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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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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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Bale Out: Live Large and Local

From April to June the region is hosting a series of 7 local pop-up events in Ulong, Coramba, Nana Glen, Red Rock and Toormina, bookended by two big celebrations in Coffs Harbour...

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Free Advice on Solar and Energy

Coffs Harbour City Council is partnering with the Australian Energy Foundation to give residents free advice and the ability to purchase solar and battery storage systems from vetted suppliers. ..

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David Holmgren sustainability educator

Permaculture Legend Coming to Coffs

David Holmgren,one of Australia's top sustainable living educators is bringing his "Aussie Street" event to Coffs on 10 May to inspire you to lower environmental impacts in suburban landscapes...

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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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