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Extraordinary Meeting

An extaordinary meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020...

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Registration of Interest - Water

Council is calling for interested parties to register their interest in obtaining raw water or recycled water for agricultural/irrigation purposes...

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Disaster Revocery

Disaster Recovery

Council is hosting a bushfire recovery meeting on Tuesday, 28 January at 5:30pm in Nana Glen Community Hall...

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Sod Turned

$10 Million to Kick-Start Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction of the Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park today after the Coalition Government delivered $10 million for the project...

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Australia Day Nominees 2020

Australia Day 2020

The winners of this year's Australia Day Awards will be revealed on Sunday, 26 Jan at the Botanic Garden at 9am. Meet the Nominees…

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Turtle warning

Nesting Turtles Plea for Care

Plea to public to avoid disturbing turtle nests and rare birds on local beaches by keeping dogs and vehicles away...

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​Noise associated with Fireworks Display

SafeWork NSW manages and regulates the planning and authorisation of fireworks displays in NSW. Council do not approve or authorise fireworks display but can lodge objections to a display if warranted. Council are notified of a scheduled display seven days prior to the event. Council then advises SafeWork NSW if Council supports or objects to the planned display. Ultimately, however, SafeWork NSW approves or rejects fireworks applications.

SafeWork NSW are also responsible for investigating issues relating to the display, including noise. In the first instance, fireworks noise complaints should be directed to SafeWork NSW.

Undertaking a Fireworks display

If you hold a licence from SafeWork NSW and you wish to undertake a fireworks display within the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area you must notify Council via the following fireworks display checklist. Once completed in full, the form is to be returned to Council for assessment at least seven days prior to the display. Council will notify the pyro technician and SafeWork NSW of any concerns, objections or proposed conditions to the display.