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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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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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Development Approval

Development Applications 

Development Applications

Information on the development approval process in Coffs Harbour.

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DA Tracker 

DA Tracker

Check the progress of your DA, and find out about other submitted and approved DA's.

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Types of Development 

Types of Development

Definitions of types of development.

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Obtaining Approval to Build 

Obtaining Approval to Build

Everything you need to know to help you gain approval to build.

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Building and Development FAQs 

Building and Development FAQs

Find the answers to all your questions.

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Development Applications Near Me 

DA's Near Me

The DA's Near Me site allows you to set up alerts for when something new is planned in your area.

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Building and Development Forms 

Building and Development Forms

The forms you need to help you through the development process.

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Section 68 Approvals 

Section 68 Approvals

Information about ancillary works such as connection to Council's water supply or sewer system.

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