Rates and Charges Relief
Council provides Rates and Charges relief to ratepayers (to extend due dates for payment etc.) via its Rates, Charges and Fees - Financial Hardship Policy. For more information, on how to apply for this relief please contact Council on
02 6648 4000 during business hours.
Assistance with Repairs and Rebuilding
For information about rebuilding after the fires please, contact Ben Oliver on 02 6648 4626 during business hours.
Application Fee Relief
Council at it's meeting of 13 February 2020 resolved to waive rebuilding development and construction related application fees and charges for bushfire impacted property owners identified by the Rural Fire Service Building Impact Assessment process.
Please note that this fee waiver applies to benefit the current property owners and is not transferrable in the event of the property being sold.
Bushfire Recovery Program
The community, business, environmental specialists and agencies are being consulted and engaged to assist recovery in regards to the Built, Social, Natural and Economic Environments.
Council has launched a
community consultation site to learn what ideas you may have for communities and government agencies to help in these areas of recovery and to find ways to improve disaster management in future events.
Nana Glen community and surrounding residents, heavily impacted by the fires, are being provided with information about recovery assistance directly from relevant agencies.
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Community Recovery Office
The Community Recovery Office is currently closed due to COVID-19.
Council in partnership with GrantGuru provides an online service called
‘Coffs Harbour Grant Finder’ to all local businesses, community groups, not-for-profits and individuals. This site provides a comprehensive list of disaster grant and funding opportunities available.