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59/2016/1: Kurri Kurri District Strategy

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 17 May 2017, Council resolved to place the Draft Kurri Kurri District Strategy on public exhibition for a period of six weeks.  

The Draft Strategy provides a vision and directions for the future of the District and includes commercial centre masterplans for Kurri Kurri and Weston.

Study Area

The Draft Strategy responds to the increasing pressure for urban growth and identifies opportunities to revitalise the commercial centres and encourage economic growth, repeat visitation and redevelopment.  

The Draft Kurri Kurri District Strategy is on public exhibition between Wednesday 21 June and Wednesday 2 August 2017.

Drop in sessions

  • Saturday 8 July 2017 at Rotary Park Kurri Kurri from 9am to 12pm (Wet Weather option - Library)  
  • Friday 14 July 2017  at Weston Civic Centre from 10am to 2pm
  • Friday 21 July 2017 at Rotary Park Kurri Kurri from10am to 2pm (Wet Weather option - Library)  


Complete the short survey and tell us ideas and priorities to make the Kurri Kurri District a better place.

Kurri Kurri District Strategy survey


Any person may make a written submission in relation to the Draft Strategy. Any views expressed in written submissions will be considered by Council before the Draft Strategy and accompanying plans are finalised.  

In order to be considered by Council, submissions must be received by 5.00pm on 2 August 2017 and should quote ‘59/2016/1 – Kurri Kurri District Strategy’.  Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager and can be submitted via:

 Email  Post
 The General Manager  The General Manager
 Cessnock City Council  Cessnock City Council  PO Box 152


Submissions are NOT kept confidential.  Council releases submissions when a request is made in accordance with privacy laws and the relevant provisions under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.  When a submission is released by law, Council routinely withholds contact numbers, email addresses and signatures. Should you wish for all personal details or any information that may identify you to be withheld from the public, please advise Council of this in your submission.  

Any enquiries should be directed to Council’s Strategic Land Use Planner Mr Iain Rush on telephone (02) 4993 4155.