• 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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Building and Development Forms

The following is a list of forms relating to building and development within Cessnock City Council:


Please note that as of the 1 January 2020, the below applications must be lodged via the NSW Planning Portal.  Please visit the Electronic Lodgement tab for information.

  • Development Application
  • Section 4.55 Applications
  • Construction Certificate Applications
  • Subdivision Works Certificate Applications
  • Subdivision Certificate Applications
  • Occupation Certificates.