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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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Energy Advice Service

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

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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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Coffs Harbour Local Government Area

​​​​​​​​​​​​The Coffs Harbour City Council Local Government Area encompasses 1174 km² since the inclusion of Red Rock, Corindi Beach and Upper Corindi in 2004.

The Coffs Harbour LGA includes:

  • 32,383 rateable properties

  • 968 km of Council roads

  • around 140 km of footpaths and cycleways 

  • around 2,500 ha of reserves, parks and sporting fields

  • has a population of approximately 76,550; and 

  • 78.8 km of coastline.

The LGA is made up of many beachside and inland localities, villages, towns and suburbs. These are Arrawarra, Arrawarra Headland, Barcoongere, Boambee, Boambee East, Bonville, Brooklana, Bucca, Bundagen, Coffs Harbour, Coramba, Corindi Beach, Dirty Creek, Emerald Beach, Halfway Creek, Karangi, Korora, Lowanna, Moonee Beach, Mullaway, Nana Glen, North Boambee Valley, Red Rock, Safety Beach, Sandy Beach, Sapphire Beach, Sawtell, Sherwood, Toormina, Ulong, Upper Corindi, Upper Orara and Woolgoolga.