Building and Planning

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Build the Best Bypass

Build the Best Bypass

Council, on behalf of the community thanks our State and Federal Governments for supporting our request to use tunnels...

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Careers

Careers

We currently have a wide range of opportunities available for people to join our team...

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Business

Have Your Say

Council have endorsed the exhibition of the draft revised Business Incentive Policy which aims to stimulate business development...

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Latest News

Koala

Watch Out – Koalas About!

Have you seen a koala recently? Its breeding season again on the Coffs Coast which means that koalas are on the move...

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Middle Creek

Middle Creek Catchment Flood Study Review

Residents of Sawtell, Toormina and Boambee East, along with the wider community are being asked to give feedback on their experiences with flooding in the Middle Creek Catchment...

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STILL

Still Life in Art

Fourteen local artists along with 42 other entries from across Australia are in the running to win $30,000 in Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery’s prestigious art prize...

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Building and Planning

Development Approvals 

Development Approvals

Everything you need to understand the development approvals 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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