Council services, events and regular programs have been impacted by measures to help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Cessnock Local Government Area has been declared a disaster zone following the March 2021 flood. If you were adversely impacted by the event, you may be eligible for support.
Planning considers the way land is used and developed and how a development could impact an area. Building considers safe construction practices, and whether the works comply with building regulations.
Information on how we can assist you with the development application process.
Order Property and Rates Certificates online using Council’s eServices portal.
Access the strategic documents and legislation guiding the planning of our region.
Council’s building certifiers provide building approval advisory, certification and inspection services.
Understand the requirements for plumbing and drainage works and find information on installing, operating and maintaining septic systems.
Council has surplus clean fill material available resulting from road and drainage works throughout the Cessnock LGA. Register your interest here.
Cessnock City Council
62-78 Vincent Street
Cessnock NSW 2325, Australia
PO Box 152, Cessnock NSW 2325
02 4993 4100
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Cessnock City Council acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our offices and operations are located, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.
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