- To plan and regulate the orderly arrangement and use of land in townships and rural areas in order to promote the improvement of community life and the environment in which residents live.
- Assess significant strategic growth, landuse and infrastructure issues in a timely manner.
- To continue to develop, monitor and refine on an ongoing basis the needs of the Coonamble Shire through the Local Environmental Plan and development control plans.
- To ensure effective environmental management and landuse planning of the built and natural environment.
Building requirements within Coonamble Shire
Council reminds all ratepayers that applications must be lodged and approved for the erection of buildings, including grain sheds, moveable silos and the like. This permission is necessary for both urban and rural areas of the Shire. Anyone proposing to carry out any building work should contact the Executive Leader Environment, Strategic Planning and Community, Noreen Vu on (02) 6827 1900. There are some exemptions, however, to be sure, Council suggests you make enquiries before commencing any type of building works and/or alterations to buildings.View Development Application Process View Common Forms
Development Control Plans
Council has several instruments to control development. These documents provide information on what is permissible development and the expected standard of development in an area.
Local Environmental Plan
The current Local Environmental Plan can be Downloaded here
For every property transaction you make, you need to think about tax implications.
To help you to determine property related GST obligations, refer to the GST and Property Guide on the Australian Taxation Office website See www.ato.gov.au for further information.