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.
Land use and development within the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) is managed through a range of state and local strategies, plans and policies.
View planning notices currently on exhibition including s4.59 notices, development proposals, contributions plans and development control plans.
Access Australian and NSW State Government planning policies, strategies and legislation.
View our Local Environment Plan 2011 and find out how to apply for an LEP amendment.
Access our local planning strategies and policies.
Learn about our development controls for the Cessnock LGA, including our Development Control Plan (DCP) and Community Participation Plan.
Access and find information about Contributions Pans and Planning Agreements.
Find out about our heritage listings and heritage conservation areas.
Access the online mapping system, obtain a map from our geographical information system team or find links to external mapping sites.
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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