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The Central Coast Regional Plan is the strategic planning blueprint to ensure the dynamic and vibrant region’s ongoing prosperity.


We are currently undertaking the first 5-year review of the plan to extend its reach to 2041 and to reset priorities.


Throughout 2021 we have consulted widely with a broad range of stakeholders to develop a draft focussing on land-use planning.


The updated draft of the Central Coast Regional Plan 2041 will be on exhibition from December 2021 for the community to have its say.


You can find out more about the existing Central Coast Regional Plan 2036 plan below.


Central Coast Regional Plan 2036

The Central Coast Regional Plan (2036) aims to build a strong economy, essential infrastructure, and to protect the natural environment.

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Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council Case Study

In February 2019, the NSW Government released the Darkinjung Delivery Framework, a set of pioneering planning measures to assist Darkinjung better utilise their land.

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Delivering the plan

The Regional Plan has a a two-year Implementation Plan that sets out governance, tasks, responsibilities and timing for delivery.

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Gosford City Centre Revitalisation

The NSW Government Architect’s Urban Design Framework provides the long-term vision for the continued development and renewal of the Gosford City Centre.

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Warnervale Airport

In February 2021, the NSW Parliament voted to repeal the Warnervale Airport (Restrictions) Act 1996 (the Act).

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