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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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Animals and Pets

​Pets play a positive role in the community's wellbeing, and bring pleasure and companionship to many of our residents. Council balances the needs of pets and their owners with the needs of the wider community through our policies and services.

Register Your Pet 

Register Your Pet

Information on pet registration and microchipping.

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Dogs in Public Places 

Dogs in Public Places

Find out about dog beaches and areas where dogs are allowed on and off leads.

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Lost Animals 

Lost Animals

Find out what to do if your pet becomes lost.

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Barking Dogs 

Barking Dogs

Coffs Harbour City Council Rangers handle more than 2500 dog complaints each year and the majority are to do with barking dogs.

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Restricted and Dangerous Dogs 

Restricted and Dangerous Dogs

Find out about keeping restricted and dangerous dogs.

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Keeping Chickens 

Keeping Chickens

Everything you need to consider for keeping chickens.

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