How to make a submission

You can make a formal submission to Council via email, in writing or online. In order for Council to consider your formal submission, it must contain your name and legitimate contact details (e.g. name, email, phone number and address).

It must reference the matter you are making your submission about (such as application number or proposal title) and your reasons for the submission.

Submissions in writing must also contain the signature of each person making the submission.

The public exhibition period for the proposed development closes: 01/03/2023 so if you wish to make a submission, please ensure you submit it on or before this date.


Make your formal submission on a proposal on public exhibition via:

To assist you to complete a submission regarding the proposed development on the council’s Development Application Form, here are the details of the development application: 

Development Application Details

Development Application (DA) Number:

0493/23DA

Development Description:

SUBDIVISION: STAGE 1: 70 RESIDENTIAL LOTS, COMPRISING 63 TORRENS TITLE LOTS AND 7 COMMUNITY TITLE HOUSING LOTS WITH ONE ADDITIONAL LOT FOR A FIRE TRAIL AND A RESIDUE LOT TO BE DEDICATED TO COUNCIL PLUS DEMOLITION OF TWO DWELLINGS. STAGE 2: IS FOR ‘CONCEPT APPROVAL’ FOR 70 DWELLINGS, ONE DWELLING ON EACH ALLOTMENT.

Property Address:

647 PACIFIC HIGHWAY BOAMBEE EAST NSW 2452, 679B PACIFIC HIGHWAY BOAMBEE EAST NSW 2452, 679A PACIFIC HIGHWAY BOAMBEE EAST NSW 2452

Lot/DP:

LOT 1 DP 852765, LOT 2 DP 852765, LOT 17 DP 861057

Suburb or Town:

BOAMBEE EAST NSW

Postcode:

2452

An effective submission should:

  • introduce yourself or the group you represent,
  • outline your concerns/issues with the matter or proposal,
  • make recommendations and clear statements,
  • use evidence to support your argument,
  • identify any good aspects of the matter or proposal,
  • be clear and concise, and
  • not contain emotive, abusive or disrespectful language.


If you have made a political donation or given a gift to a Councillor or City of Coffs Harbour staff member, your submissions must be accompanied by a “Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts” in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Planning Legislation Amendment (Political Donations) Act. Disclosure forms are available from Council’s Customer Service Section or on Council’s website here.