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Online DAs only from January 1

The NSW Government has mandated that all Development Applications lodged with us must be through the NSW Online Planning Portal from 1 January 2021 ...

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SEnergy Advice Service

Energy Advice Service

Council has partnered with the Australian Energy Foundation to provide you with independent energy advice...

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Disaster Dashboard

Local Emergencies Disaster Dashboard

Council has a Disaster Dashboard to help you prepare for, cope and recover from any local emergency...

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Council Recognised in Major State Awards

Council’s people-centred approach to helping the community recover from the 2019 bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic saw us reach the finals of the 2021 NSW Local Government Excellence Awards...

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Council Powering Ahead with Energy Goals

Switching to electric vehicles using renewable power and expanding our rollout of solar power are among the proposals that will help us reach our renewable energy and emissions reductions goals for 2030...

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STILL: National Still Life Award 2021 Finalists Announced

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery has unveiled its shortlist of finalists from a record number of entries by artists across Australia, all vying for the $30,000 prize, Still: National Still Life Award 2021...

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Site visits

Coffs Harbour City Councils' water and sewer storage and treatment facilities are available for the community to visit. Some facilities are open to the public but others require booking a guided group tour with Council.

For more information or to make a group booking, contact Council on 02 6648 4000.

You can find out more about our water and sewer facilities here:


Karangi Dam

Karangi Dam is open to visitors seven days a week.

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Shannon Creek Dam

Shannon Creek Dam is open to the public Thursday - Sunday from 9am - 3pm.

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Karangi Water Treatment Plant

The Karangi Water Treatment Plant is not open to the public. Guided tours for school, community and technical groups can be booked by contacting Council on 02 6648 4000.

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