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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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Stay safe at the beach this summer by swimming between the red and yellow flags at patrolled beaches...

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Bale Out: Live Large and Local

From April to June the region is hosting a series of 7 local pop-up events in Ulong, Coramba, Nana Glen, Red Rock and Toormina, bookended by two big celebrations in Coffs Harbour...

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Free Advice on Solar and Energy

Coffs Harbour City Council is partnering with the Australian Energy Foundation to give residents free advice and the ability to purchase solar and battery storage systems from vetted suppliers. ..

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Permaculture Legend Coming to Coffs

David Holmgren,one of Australia's top sustainable living educators is bringing his "Aussie Street" event to Coffs on 10 May to inspire you to lower environmental impacts in suburban landscapes...

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Boambee and Newports Creek

Studies and Plan

A flood study for the Boambee and Newports Creek catchments was completed in 2011 to identify flood behaviour and the likelihood of flooding across the catchments.

A Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for Boambee Newports Creek was undertaken and adopted by Council on 9 June 2016. It presents floodplain management measures incorporating both structural and non-structural measures to manage flood risk in the Boambee and Newports Creek floodplains.

Current Works and Projects

A project is currently underway to investigate the fesability and design flood detention basin in the North Boambee Valley as recommended in the 2016 Floodplain Risk Management Plan.

A project is also underway to investgate the feasibility of numerous mitigation options to decrease flood risk around the Coffs Harbour health campus