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Council’s customer service centres will have a planned service interruption on Tuesday, 12 December that will temporarily impact customer service hours. 

Customer Service Centres - Erina: closed all day | Wyong: closed from 12.30pm | Gosford: closed from 12pm. All Council Customer Service services will resume as normal from 8.30am Wednesday, 13 December. For urgent matters, you can still call us on 02 4306 7900. Our online Customer Service Centre is also always available. 


  • Council offices will be closed over the holiday period from Mon 25 Dec 2023 to Mon 1 Jan 2024 (re-opening Tues 2 Jan 2024).  Some of Council’s services and facilities will be closed or have changes, however essential services will continue to operate.  
  • For urgent reports or issues, call Council on 02 4306 7900 at any time.  Non-urgent reports, and enquiries can be lodged 24/7 through our online Customer Service Centre (and progressed from 2 Jan).
Plan and build
Development applications

Whether it’s a major project, a new house, or an extension, you need to know the rules if you are going to build on your property. Find information about the Development Application process and helpful links.

Civil Works Specification

Providing minimum requirements for the design and construction of civil works in the Central Coast Council area.

Plumbing and sewage

Understand the requirements and process involved for undertaking works relating to plumbing, drainage, water and sewers.

Building and renovations

Find out the rules and building regulations you need to follow when it comes to all sorts of buildings and structures.

Permits and Certification
Explore this page to find out more information.
Planning controls
Planning controls explain the standards and restrictions for a new development.
Strategic Land Use Planning
Strategic land use plans provide a consistent planning approach for how we use and develop land in the long-term.
Development Contributions Plans and Planning Agreements
Developer contributions are generally monetary payments required to be made to Council so it can upgrade and provide infrastructure and facilities to cater for the demands generated by development.
Other planning considerations
Certain properties and development types may be subject to additional planning considerations. Many of these considerations are likely to have a substantial impact upon the overall design of future development and should be given careful consideration at an early stage.
Planning and development within flood zones

Understand how flooding may impact planning, development or your insurance.

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