Planning Controls and Guidelines

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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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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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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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