Local government elections

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The upcoming Local government elections will be held on Saturday, 14 September 2024.

The City of Coffs Harbour Local Government elections will be administered by the NSW Electoral Commission.

More information about these elections can be found on the NSW Electoral Commission's website.

Interested in becoming a Councillor?

The NSW Office of Local Government has launched a dedicated webpage to provide information and resources for candidates in the lead up to the elections.

This can be accessed on their website by clicking the following link: Become a councillor.

The City of Coffs Harbour will also be hosting candidate information sessions for candidates. see the following for details:

  • In-person session will be held 6:00pm, 22 July 2024 at the River Oak Room, Yarrila Place, Coffs Harbour

Non-residential rolls

The non-residential rolls provide people who are non-resident owners, occupiers and rate-paying lessees of rateable land within the Council area an opportunity to have a say in who is elected to Council.

Below is a link to information from the NSW Electoral Commission on the non-residential rolls:

Non-residential rolls - Information for councils


Links to the two non-residential application forms can be found below:

For individual owners, occupiers and ratepaying lessees

For nomination of an elector by joint/several, corporate or trustee owners, occupiers or ratepaying lessees

Submitting the forms

As outlined on the forms, completed forms are to be received by 6pm on 5 August 2024, either via:

  • By post: Locked Bag 155, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450
  • By hand: Yarrila Place, 27 Gordon St Coffs Harbour
  • By email: coffs.council@chcc.nsw.gov.au