Development Approval

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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

We currently have a wide range of opportunities available for people to join our team...

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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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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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