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Grants Open

Grants Now Open

Enviornmental Levy, MAD Green Grants, Event Grants and Community Capital Infrastructure Grants are now open...

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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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City Square

City Square Revitalisation

Work has started on delivering one of the key projects identified in the Coffs City Centre Masterplan with the $2.5 million revitalisation of City Square now underway...

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Museum

Celebrating 70 Years of Royal Far West Volunteers

A new exhibition highlighting 70 years of the work of the Royal Far West Children’s Health Scheme in Coffs Harbour opens at the city’s Regional Museum on Friday, March 22...

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Harmony Festival

Travel the World Without Leaving Home

Harmony Festival – Coffs Harbour’s most diverse, exciting, exotic and adventure-filled event – returns with an even more fun, tasty and imaginative programme on March 31...

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West Coffs Park

Work Begins on Major New Community Park

A relaxing green parkland that will offer fun for people of all ages and abilities – and their pets – has begun to take shape in West Coffs...

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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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