Heritage Study

A community unlike any other

Explore inspiring articles, discover events, connect with locals and learn more about Coffs Harbour City Council.

Online Venue Booking

Online Venue Booking

Got an event planned and need a venue? You can now book the Community Village or Cavanbah Centre online...

Read more
Outage Notice

System Outage Notice

Council will be undertaking essential system maintenance on Wednesday 24 July from 5:30pm. A number of systems will be affected...

Read more
Build the Best Bypass

Build the Best Bypass

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to doing everything we can to ensure the best bypass is built to meet the needs of our community...

Read more
View all news

Latest News

STILL2019

Still: National Still Life Award 2019 - Announcement of Finalists

The shortlist has been revealed for Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery’s Still: National Still Life Award 2019 with 56 artists selected from a record number of entries...

Read more
startup coffs coast

From Coffs Harbour to Forbes Magazine’s ‘One to Watch’

Karangi local Jess Wilson is an entrepreneur who has taken herself from paddock party-planner to being named as Forbes Magazine’s...

Read more
Library Funding Increase

Coffs’ Library Users Set to Benefit from State Funding

Council’s Library Service is celebrating the news it will receive a 37% increase in funding this year from the NSW Government...

Read more
View all news

Heritage Study

A heritage study investigates the history of a local government area, identifies, and then assesses items and places of heritage significance that demonstrate this history. The study explains why the items are significant and recommends ways to manage and conserve this significance. Council has undertaken or received a number of heritage studies over the last 25 years and in 2012 Council received funds from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to collate and update this information in the form of a community based heritage study. A major premise of the community-based approach is that it provides an affordable means for communities to make a valuable contribution to the heritage study, with appropriate guidance from a heritage consultant.

The resulting Coffs Harbour Community Based Heritage Study 2015 consists of five parts:

  • Part 1 - the introduction,
  • Part 2 - a thematic history,
  • Part 3 - results and recommendations,
  • Part 4 - list of potential items, heritage conservation areas and demolished and deferred sites, and
  • Part 5 - includes the heritage inventory sheets for the sites contained in Part 4 of the Study (these can be viewed below).

The Heritage Study was reported to Council on the 14 April 2016 and Council resolved to adopt Parts 1 & 2 and note the findings of Parts 3–5.

Hertiage Inventory Sheets

To obtain Heritage Inventory Sheets on individual heritage items contained in Schedule 5 (Environmental Heritage) of Coffs Harbour Local Environmental Plan 2013, please contact Council's Local Planning Section on 02 6648 4000.