The North Coast Regional Plan 2036 is the NSW Government’s strategy for guiding land use planning decisions for the North Coast region.
The North Coast region consists of twelve local government areas: Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Kyogle, Richmond Valley, Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey and Port Macquarie-Hastings.
The Regional Plan sets out four goals for the North Coast:
The NSW Government established the North Coast Delivery, Coordination and Monitoring Committee comprised of Government agencies and Council representatives to oversee implementation of the vision, goals and actions in the Regional Plan. Annual monitoring reports are prepared to outline progress against the implementation plan.
Responsibility for implementing actions and monitoring the intended outcomes in the Regional Plan is shared with our important regional stakeholders, including councils, other State agencies, service providers and the development industry. All stakeholders need to have a good understanding of the priorities and the deliverables.
In 2017, the department released the North Coast Regional Implementation Plan 2017-2019 (Implementation Plan).
The purpose of this Implementation Plan is to:
In 2019, we published the first monitoring report for the regional plan.
This monitoring report provides an overview of work undertaken by the NSW Government, local councils and other stakeholders to implement the North Coast Regional Plan 2036.
The report identifies key achievements for delivering on the goals, directions and actions of the Regional Plan and outlines progress on the delivery of priority actions over the past two years. It also outlines the work plan that will be progressed over the next 12 months.
For more information on the delivery of the plan, you can contact the team via email.
Page last updated: 04/03/2021