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Until 28 January, our Customer Service Centre in Mullumbimby will be open from 8.30 am to 12 pm, Monday to Friday. This is due to COVID-19 impacts on staffing. Our phone service will continue as normal or please use our online services.
View the Byron Development Control Plans 2010 and 2014.
The Residential Strategy sets a clear vision for our Shire’s urban and residential lands. It sets out how we work towards delivering a more sustainable and appropriate housing supply and a range of housing types to meet the diverse needs of our community.
A library of Council planning and development publications.
A list of guidelines to help you when developing your property.
View Council's current Development Contribution Plan and Section 7.11 Rates Schedule
Provides clear guidelines for development infrastructure design and construction
Relevant NSW State Government and legislative links and information
The objective of flood planning is to reduce the impact of flooding and flood liability on individual owners and occupiers.
The Rural Land Use Strategy was approved in June 2018. Key actions include, Rural Function Centre Planning Controls, EZone Review, RU6 Transition Zone.
Our Business and Industrial Lands Strategy identifies locations for new industrial and commercial land to meet future demands.
The Community Participation Plan (CPP) is a new document that sets out how and when Council will consult with the public on planning matters.