• Council decide to double the value
    A decision by Cessnock City Councillors on Wednesday night is aimed at doubling the value for the community, with Council identifying an opportunity to secure up to $1.6 million for community projects and infrastructure. 
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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.

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'.

Planning Proposals

Planning Proposals currently on public exhibition for comment are:

18/2016/1/1 – Cliftleigh RE1 Public Recreation to R2 Low Density Residential on exhibition until 14 March 2018

18/2017/2/1 – City Wide (Part 6) Housekeeping Amendment 2017 on exhibition until 28 March 2018

Strategic Plans and Reports

There are currently no Planning Proposals on Exhibition

Committees and Community

Cemetery Consultation

Council is currently in the process of reviewing and updating the Cemetery Strategy, that guides the future development, management and operation of the 12 cemeteries under its care and control. As part of this work, a comprehensive Community Engagement process is being undertaken to ensure that all stakeholders are provided with an opportunity to actively participate to ensure that Council is truly responsive to the community and engagement is efficient and transparent.

Cessnock Skate Park Concept Design on exhibition until 13 April 2018

Policies of Council

Policies currently on public exhibition for comment are:

Draft Councillors Expenses and Facilities Policy on public exhibition to 4.30pm Friday 9 March 2018.

Draft Project Authorisation and Revotes Policy on public exhibition to 4:30pm Friday 9 March 2018.

Draft Revised Parking Enforcement Policy on exhibition until 6 April 2018