Council services, events and regular programs have been impacted by measures to help slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Building or renovating? Council can assist you in determining if you need approval for your project and in gathering the right information to obtain your development consent.
View the status of a development application using our DA tracker.
Find out if your development is considered Exempt or Complying or if you need to submit a DA.
Determine what category your project falls under.
Prepare a quality application, track its status and know what to expect following its lodgement.
Members of the public may support or object to a development on public exhibition.
Duty planners are available between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Duty building surveyors are available between 9am and 11am, and 1pm and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Cessnock City Council
62-78 Vincent Street
Cessnock NSW 2325, Australia
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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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