The Central Coast Regional Plan 2036 aims to build a strong economy capable of generating jobs, providing greater housing choice, essential infrastructure, lively centres for shopping, entertainment and dining, and protecting the natural environment.
The Central Coast Regional Plan 2036 is a 20–year blueprint for the future of the Central Coast.
A healthy natural environment, a flourishing economy and well–connected communities.Read about the vision for this region
Goal 1 – A prosperous Central Coast with more jobs close to home
The Central Coast's economic strengths lie in its skilled workforce, proximity to Sydney, growing population, natural environment and resources.Economic goals
Goal 2 – Protect the natural environment and manage the use of agricultural and resource lands
The region's natural environment is its distinguishing feature. Kilometres of ocean foreshore, coastal lakes, rivers, estuaries, lagoons, valleys and mountains have created corridors that have shaped the region's development.More on this region's natural environment
Goal 3 – Well–connected communities and attractive lifestyles
The region’s abundance of natural assets – beaches, bush and waterways – offers attractive lifestyles and settings, for a network of centres that service the region's population.Read about community-related directions
Goal 4 – A variety of housing choice to suit needs and lifestyles
Providing a variety of housing types, including more affordable options in both existing and new areas across the region will allow people to age-in-place and maintain their connections with social networks and family.See more on this region's housing choices