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.
Please visit our Closures page to see current road closures in the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA). For more information on works and projects in the area, please visit our current works page.
Report a road issue, find out who is responsible for the maintenance of local, state and regional roads.
Council has implemented load limits on 15 bridges and culverts for the safety of residents and visitors.
You must obtain a permit for any construction works, events, filming, street dining or stock grazing near a road.
Be responsible and safe on the road. Find information on motorcycling, dangerous driving, traffic and parking in school zones and alcohol free zones.
Find out how to pay a fine or request a review of a penalty notice.
Find out more about the various forms of roadside drainage used within the Cessnock Local Government Area.
Cessnock City Council
62-78 Vincent Street
Cessnock NSW 2325, Australia
PO Box 152, Cessnock NSW 2325
02 4993 4100
After Hours Emergency
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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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