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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...

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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...

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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...

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Latest News

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Planning Controls and Guidelines

Local Environment Plan 

Local Environment Plan

Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) guide planning decisions for local government areas.

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Development Control Plan 2015​ 

Development Control Plan 2015​

Coffs Harbour City Council has prepared DCP 2015 to provide a more cohesive and user friendly guideline for carrying out development within the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA).

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Developer Contribution Plans and Maps 

Developer Contribution Plans and Maps

Developer Contribution and Services Plans outline Council's policy for the assessment, collection, spending and administration of contributions (monies), which are to be spent to fund and supply necessary public amenities and services for new development.

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Types of Development 

Types of Development

Find out about the different types of development​.

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Water Sensitive Urban Design 

Water Sensitive Urban Design

Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is a multi-pronged approach to managing stormwater.

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