• Level 2 Water Restrictions

    As a region we're experiencing the lowest water levels in our dams in over two decades. Level 2 water restrictions apply to all properties connected to Hunter Water's water supply network in the Cessnock Local Government Area.

    Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Dungog and small parts of Singleton.View a map of our area of operations

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What's On


Items that are on public display or exhibition are outlined below. A hard copy of these documents can be inspected at Council's Customer Service Counter during business hours.

Committees and Community

There are no Committees and Community Exhibitions currently open.

Development Applications

To view Development Applications on exhibition view via our Application Tracker, click on the 'Applications On Exhibition' link on the left hand side of the page located under  'Applications'.

Development Contributions

There are no Development Contributions currently on public exhibition. 

Development Control Plans

There are no Development Control Plans currently on exhibition. 


There are no Grants currently open for application.

Notification of Road Naming

There are no Road Naming notifications currently on display 

Planning Proposals

There are no Planning Proposals currently on public exhibition. 

Strategic Plans and Reports

The Cessnock Local Strategic Planning Statement 2036 on exhibition until 28 February 2020

The Draft Cessnock Flying-Fox Camp Management Plan on exhibition until 27 February 2020.

Fees and Charges Recreation and Open Space