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  • Draft Climate Change Policy to go on public exhibition
    In an effort to address the changing climate affecting the Cessnock Local Government Area, Council has developed a draft Climate Change Policy. The community are encouraged to provide feedback on the Policy during the public exhibition period. The draft Climate Change Policy will be on public exhibition from the 26 February until the 25 March 2020. 
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Heritage

(Photo taken as part of the Heritage Week Photography Competition 2016 - Entrant George Koncz)  

Heritage Advisor

Council has a Heritage Advisor who is able to provide specialist advice to Council and the Community on heritage protection and maintenance. The Heritage Advisor is available on the first Tuesday of each month and can provide advice on:

  • Proposed building works to a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area
  • Proposed development near a heritage item
  • The choice of material for building works on a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area
  • Whether a Heritage Impact Statement is needed for proposed building works  

The Heritage Advisor can also provide assistance if you are applying for State Government funding for works to a heritage item owned by yourself.  

You can make an appointment to see or speak to the Heritage Advisor by contacting (02) 4993 4155.

Heritage Consultants

Specialised Heritage Consultants can assist you in preparing a Development Application and provide advice on the maintenance of your heritage item. The Office of Environment and Heritage has a directory of Heritage Professionals who offer a range of services.

 

    

(Photo taken as part of the Heritage Week Photography Competition 2016 - Entrant: Makayliah Townley)