In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted. Important changes to the status of Council services will take place from Monday 18 October 2021.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order. Following the NSW Government's Roadmap to Reopening announcement, there will be further changes from Monday 18 October.
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.
FAQs that will help you plan.