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1950s and 1960s

1950s and 1960s. History of Lismore.
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2022 Cory James Memorial Scholarship awarded

This National Reconciliation Week we are sharing stories of indigenous history, culture and achievement. As part of recognising and celebrating achievement within Council, this morning Council awarded the Cory James Memorial Scholarship for Indigenous staff.
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2022 Flood Response report


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2023 Australia Day Award nominations extended

The nomination period for Lismore City Council's 2023 Australia Day Awards has been extended until Friday, 6 January 2023.
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2023 Australia Day Award winners announced

Sophia Watt has been named Lismore City Council's 2023 Citizen of the Year at this year's Australia Day Awards held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre.
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A city bursting with investment, development and business potential

Detailing the economic, social and growth potential of Lismore as a smart place to invest, develop or start your business.
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A guide to fees and charges for all Council services

Our annual Fees & Charges.
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A guide to fire safety for business owners

Fire safety regulations and tips for business owners.
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A guide to making your home fire safe

Fire safety in the home tips and regulations.
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A guide to on-site sewage management

On-site sewage management regulations.
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A guide to our committees, panels and advisory groups

We have several committees, panels and advisory groups which play an important role in providing input on different issues for Council.
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A new century

Beginning of the 20th century. History of Lismore.
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A new Economic Development Strategy for Lismore

Economic Development Strategy
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A new Richmond River Coastal Management Program is underway

The Cleaner Waterways Program is a project to improve the water quality of local creeks and our stormwater to protect the health of the Wilsons and Richmond Rivers.
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A short history of flooding in Lismore

A history of flooding in Lismore and Lismore floods.
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A step-by step guide to plumbing approvals

Notice of Works for plumbers to undertake work in the Lismore LGA. Following plumbing reforms, this replaced the Plumbing Permit.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workers Directory

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workers Directory contains a full list of ATSI services in the Lismore Local Government Area.
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Acknowledgements

History of Lismore. Acknowledgements.
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Advice on the safe disposal and management of asbestos

Information on safe disposal and management of asbestos in the home.
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All current Lismore City Council policies from A-Z

All current Lismore City Council policies from A-Z.
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Alternative lifestyles

Alternative lifestyles and sustainable living. Nimbin 1973 Aquarius Festival. Hippies come to Northern Rivers. History of Lismore.
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Applications open for Lismore Flood Appeal Grants

Residents in the Lismore Government Area who were impacted by flood waters during the 28 February natural disaster can now apply for a grant from the Lismore Flood Appeal.
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Applications open for Round Two of Flood Appeal grants

Lismore City Council's Flood Appeal Committee has opened the second and final round of Flood Appeal Grants for residents who lost their homes and belongings due to the February natural disaster.
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Apply now for trade parking permits


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Are you planning an event in the Lismore area?

Information and forms for holding a festival or event on a public street, footpath, open space or property owned and/or maintained by Council.
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Australia Day 2023 Award nominations now open

Nominations for Lismore City Council's 2023 Australia Day Awards are now open.
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Awarded Tenders


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Bennett Constructions appointed as Managing Contractor

Lismore City Council has appointed local company, Bennett Constructions, as the Managing Contractor for the next stage of the city's recovery and rebuild.
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Blakebrook Quarry operating approval conditions

Reporting to fulfil Blakebrook Quarry operating approval conditions set by the NSW Government Department of Planning.
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Boil Water Alert lifted for Nimbin Village

The Boil Water Alert for the village of Nimbin has been lifted, effective immediately.
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Boiling Water Alert for Nimbin rural water line


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Burning of Vegetation


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Business Activation Plan


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Business Flood Grant


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Business Papers and Agendas for Committees and Advisory Groups

Our business papers, agendas and minutes for council meetings, committees and advisory groups.
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Busking on public land

Council regulations and application forms for busking.
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Cemetery and crematorium facilities and services

Lismore Memorial Gardens lawn cemetery and crematorium services and facilities including the Lismore Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Gardens Register for burial plots.
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Changes to flood-waste removal means disposal fees will apply from new year

Public Works has informed Lismore City Council that from 31 December 2022, it will no longer directly manage, or pay for the removal of flood waste.
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Checklist: Building Information Certificate (BC)


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Checklist: Certificate of Compliance Application Section 305 (S305)


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Checklist: Complying Development Certificate (CDC)


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Checklist: Construction Certificate - building (CC)


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Checklist: Development and Construction Certificate Applications (Class 1 and 10)


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Checklist: Development Applications


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Checklist: Dwelling Entitlement Application (DE)


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Checklist: Events Application


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Checklist: Flood Information Application (FL)


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Checklist: Occupation Certificate Application (OC)


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Checklist: Pre-lodgement Advice Application (PRE)


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Checklist: Section 138 Application (S138)


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Checklist: Section 68 - Install/Construct/Alter/Upgrade a Sewage Management Facility Application (ONSITE)


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Checklist: Section 68 Application (S68)


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Checklist: Section 8.2 Review of Determination Application (S8.2)


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Checklist: Section 96 Modification (S96)


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Checklist: Subdivision Certificate Application (SC)


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Checklist: Subdivision Works Certificate Application (SWCA)


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Checklist: Swimming Pool Clause 22 Certificate of Exemption Application (SPEX)


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Checklist: Trade Waste Application (TW)


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Checklist: Works as Executed Plans (WAE)


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Christmas and New Year Operating Hours

We would like to provide an update on Councilís Christmas operating hours. Due to popular demand some areas have extended opening hours, this differs to what was published in the latest edition of Local Matters.
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Come share the Christmas spirit at Shopbaby Carols in the Heart


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Computer giveaway for flood-affected local businesses

Lismore City Council has more than 70 free refurbished laptops, tablets and desktop computers to give away to flood-affected local businesses.
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Concrete bridge replaces flood-damaged culvert

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg and Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Gurmesh Singh today opened the new Keerrong Road Bridge at Keerrong which was installed to replace a flood damaged culvert which was completely washed away during the March 2022 flood event.
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Constructed wetland helps treat water quality

Our $180,000 constructed wetland at Slaters Creek in North Lismore will improve water quality flowing from the Slaters Creek catchment into the Wilsons River.
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Construction Manual

Construction Manual.
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Contact Us


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Contract 22/119 Oakes Oval Sports Field LED Lighting Upgrade


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Contract 22/160 Nimbin Road Landslips Remediation


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Contract 22/224 Fixing Country Bridges - Greens Bridge Replacement


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Contract 22/248 Lismore Urban Sports Precinct Design & Construction (Skatepark)


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Contract 22/38 Lismore Airport Runup Bay & Plane Parking Area - Civil Works


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Contract 23/292 Pineapple Road Sewerage Scheme - New Pump Station & Rising Main


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Contract T20235 Fixing Country Bridges - Walsh Bridge Replacement


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Contract T20236 Fixing Country Bridges - Ridgewood Bridge Replacement


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Contract T23/27 Rotary Park Raised Platform and Bridge Renewal


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Contractor Insurance Management System (CIMS) to replace existing Trades and Services Register

Contractor Insurance Management System (CIMS) to replace existing Trades and Services Register
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Council Decides: March Ordinary Council Meeting

The following is a list of decisions made by Councillors' at their Ordinary March meeting held on Tuesday, 14 March 2023.
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Council expresses support for State's flood-affected communities

???????Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg expressed the Councilís support for the residents in the stateís central west who are now facing major flooding events.
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Council releases 2022 Flood Response report

Lismore City Council has released a report examining the impact of the 28 February natural disaster and March flood, and Council's initial response to restore basic services.
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Council scholarship in memory of Cory James

Lismore City Council has established an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Scholarship Program in memory of the late Cory James, a young Indigenous Council employee who passed away last year.
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Council supports National Tree Day in Lismore

Council partners with the Wilsons River Landcare Group and other supporters each year for Planet Ark's National Tree Day in July.
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Council to distribute first round of Flood Appeal grants

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today announced that 1,558 residents will receive a grant of $650 from the Lismore Flood Appeal.
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Council to undergo an organisational restructure

Lismore City Council will undergo a restructure to better align the organisation with the needs of the city and community, General Manager John Walker announced today
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Council's certification services

Principal Certifying Authority services provided by Council and our Building Certification Team.
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Court orders sought over Rainbow Temple

Lismore City Council has referred the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank to the Land & Environment Court after the owner repeatedly declined to submit a Development Application and associated documentation for the development.
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Current Requests for Tenders


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DA moratorium ends for flood-affected businesses

The 12-month moratorium allowing local flood-affected businesses in Lismore to undertake like-for-like repair at their premises without the need for a Development Application or temporarily relocate their business to a new location, has now expired.
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Delight in all things Lismore this Christmas

Christmas is coming and Lismore City Council invites you to eat,, shop and be merry, and to delight in all things Lismore!
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Development & Design Manual, Standard Drawings and Construction Manual

Development & Design Manual, Standards Drawings and Construction Manual.
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Development Control Plan for land where LEP 2000 applies

Development Control Plan for land where LEP 2000 applies.
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Development Control Plan for land where LEP 2012 applies

Development Control Plan for land where LEP 2012 applies.
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Disaster Dashboard and help services

Essential information on flooding in Lismore such as road closures, flood heights and floor levels, CBD floor maps for businesses, radio stations, council contacts, emergency contacts and more.
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Disclaimer and internet privacy statement

Our Disclaimer and Internet Privacy Statement regarding the Lismore City Council website and our obligations to our constituents surrounding the content of the website.
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Doing Business with Council


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Early settlers and sawyers

Early settlers and sawyers. History of Lismore.
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Easy to do Business helps you cut through red tape and open your business faster


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Eat the Street Festival 2022 cancelled due to flood damage

It is with regret that Lismore's iconic Eat the Street Festival, scheduled for later this month, has been cancelled due to the extensive flood-damage to much of the CBD's infrastructure and many CBD businesses.
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Educational resources, booklets and planning tools


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Emergency Management and Community Disaster Resilience Plans


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Ending of CBD parking work zones


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Engage with the democratic process through our meetings and briefings

There are many ways to engage with Council and Councillors. We encourage people to attend our meetings and briefings to stay up-to-date with the many issues affecting our Local Government Area. Ordinary Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at the Council Chambers from 6pm.
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Environmental and noxious weeds in the Northern Rivers

Information on environmental and noxious weeds in the Northern Rivers and contacts details for Far North Coast Weeds.
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ePlanning Tools to help you with planning and development matters fast

The NSW PlanningHub provides free access to information to help you prepare, lodge and track development applications.
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Feel blue Touch Green puts people in touch with nature for better health


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Final Distribution of Lismore Flood Appeal Grants

Lismore City Council's Flood Appeal is now closed to allow the distribution of the remaining balance of donations to all eligible applicants.
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Find out how flood levels and your floor height compares

Information on flood levels and floor heights in Lismore city.
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Fire safety regulations for all development in the Lismore LGA

Fire safety requirements for new and existing buildings.
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Flood Alert SMS Sign Up Form


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Flood levels and floor heights


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Flooding Impacts and Recovery Statement


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Fourth ageing wooden bridge replaced, six to go

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway and Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today opened the new Sexton Bridge at Monaltrie which was replaced to improve safety for motorists and the community.
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Free field days for local landholders


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Frequently asked questions about rates and charges

Frequently asked questions about your Council rates.
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Frequently asked questions about water meters

Information and frequently asked questions about water meters, infrastructure and water meter repairs and damage.
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From the Heart - a free community concert for Lismore

On Sunday, 5 March, locals of the Lismore area are invited to a very special ĎFrom the Heartí free community concert at the Lismore Turf Club.
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Funding received to assist with library flood recovery

Lismore City Council has today received $325,427 in funding from the NSW Government to help with the rebuilding of the Lismore Library.
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Glass sand trial at Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre

Lismore City Councilís Commercial Services team is working with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Grahamís Concrete and Southern Cross University to trial the use of recycled crushed glass in concrete as a replacement for sand.
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Government information public access (GIPA)


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Grant funding opportunities


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Grant to enhance Nimbin for residents, businesses and tourists

Nimbin will be a better place to live, work and visit, with community spaces to be revitalised as part of the NSW Government's streets as Shared Spaces funding provided to Lismore City Council.
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GSAC pool to open on Sundays over summer


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Guidelines for all development in the Lismore LGA

Development guidelines for the Lismore LGA.
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Hairdressers, beauty salons, tattoos and piercing parlours

Council regulations and requirements for beauty salons, tattoo and piercing parlours and hairdressers.
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Handy hints and tips to save dollars and live more sustainably

Handy hints and tips on sustainability in the home. This includes measures to save energy and money in your living areas, outdoor spaces and garden, and the bathroom and laundry.
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HART Services to provide free transport to Christmas festivities

HART Services are teaming up with Lismore City Council this holiday season to provide free transport to Santaís Wonderland and Shopbaby Carols in the Heart.
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Have your say on Council's 2022/23 Draft Operational Plan

Lismore City Councilís Draft 2022-2023 Operational Plan provides the community with a clear and transparent snapshot of Councilís financial situation. It ensures the delivery of services our community needs while recovering from this yearís natural disaster events.
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Have your say on Growth and Housing strategies

Lismore City Council is seeking community feedback on two draft plans that will guide both the location and type of housing to support growth and recovery in the coming decades, and also to ensure suitable flood-free employment land is available for economic growth.
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Help us develop Wade Park Masterplan

Lismore City Council is calling for ideas from the community to develop a Masterplan for the popular Wade Park in East Lismore which was damaged by the February natural disaster.
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Hire a Courtesy Trailer


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Historical information about the city of Lismore

History of Lismore.
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Historical Public Notices


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Historical tales of a floodplain town

Lismore flood stories written by Margaret Henderson, Richmond River Historical Society.
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HMAS Lismore

HMAS Lismore. History of Lismore.
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How to deal with barking dogs in your street or neighbourhood

Ways to deal with barking dogs and noise from dogs in your street or neighbourhood.
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How to deal with loud noise in your neighbourhood

Information on neighbourhood noise and how to deal with it.
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How to make a submission in support or objection of a DA

How to make a submission in support or objection of a development application.
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How to obtain Section 138 approvals

Section 138 approvals for plumbing, water, sewer and wastewater works.
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Important information on how Council operates

Operations and functions of Lismore City Council including the Code of Conduct.
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Important information on our use of pesticides in parks, gardens and sporting fields

Council uses a wide range of pesticides to control insects, weeds, termites, fungus and many other pests in public areas. This includes parks, gardens and sporting fields as well as Council-operated facilities such as the Lismore Memorial Gardens.
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Independent, critical economic analysis for Lismore city

The Lismore City Economic Profile provides independent, critical economic analysis for Lismore city by combining 11 different data sets to build the story of our local economy, how it’s changing and how it compares to other areas.
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Independent, critical social information and analysis of Lismore

The Lismore City Community Profile provides independent, critical social analysis for Lismore city by combining 11 different data sets to build the story of our local community, how it’s changing and how it compares to other areas.
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Information about magpies, swooping behaviour and tips for staying safe


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Information About Making a Submission


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Information about the pruning and removal of trees on private and public land

Information on the pruning and removal of trees on public and private land.
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Information for people interested in becoming a Councillor


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Information on accessibility and related services in Lismore city

Information on accessibility and related services in Lismore city.
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Information on construction approvals and building compliance

Information on Construction Certificate issued by Council or a Principal Certifying Authority (PCA) and building compliance.
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Information on controlling our Indian Myna plague

Information on controlling our Indian Myna plague.
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Information on heritage requirements and funding assistance

Information on heritage requirements and funding assistance.
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Information on how to resolve neighbourhood disputes

Information on what to do in the event of a neighbourhood dispute.
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Information on our Electronic Lodgement system and pre-lodgement advice

Information on our Electronic Lodgement system and pre-lodgement advice
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Information on our local quarries

Information on Blakebrook Quarry and Tucombil Quarry including opening hours, products and services.
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Information on our waste operations

Information on Northern Rivers Waste, Materials Recovery Facility, Revolve Shop, Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre, Save n Waste Store, Wyrallah Road Waste Facility, was vouchers, recycling rules, Glass Processing Plant.
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Information on running a small home-based business

Information and requirements for running a small, home-based business or home occupation.
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Information on volunteering with Council

Information on volunteering with Council
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Information on wildlife, koalas and who to contact if you find injured animals

Information on wildlife, koalas and contact details for injured wildlife organisations including WIRES, Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers and Friends of the Koala.
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Install a rainwater tank at your home and start saving

Information on rainwater tanks and drinking rainwater. This includes water quality and protecting water quality, chemicals, disinfecting, fighting fires, tank sizes and more.
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IntraMaps and Explanation of its Various Components

Tutorial Videos for IntraMaps
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Investigating and planning for the LGA's future housing needs

The Lismore Housing Strategy highlights current and future housing needs of the Lismore LGA and an action plan to meet these needs.
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Japanese visit to show support, grow relationship

A Japanese delegation led by the Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Shingo Yamagami, visited Lismore City Council Chambers today to meet Mayor Steve Krieg to strengthen our sister city relationship with Yamato Takada.
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Keen Street pedestrian and wheelchair-friendly footpath upgrade

The Keen Street footpath upgrade is expected to start in the coming weeks which will help revitalise the Lismore CBD. The upgrade will initially focus on the inner block between Woodlark and Magellan streets, with the finish being a lightly exposed aggregate concrete.
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LEAP into a new career with Lismore City Council


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Legends of the Game 20 20 cricket picnic day

On Saturday, 11 March, Local sporting icon Adam Gilchrist (Gilly), will team up with some of Australia's biggest names in cricket for a one of a kind free 20/20 cricket picnic day.
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Let's Get Our Scrap Together organic waste campaign

The organic compost produced at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre was used yesterday to showcase the launch of an exciting region-wide organics recycling campaign.
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Liquid trade waste and how to dispose of it

Information on the safe discharging of liquid trade waste.
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Lismore Biodiversity Awards


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Lismore Business Newsletter

Lismore Business News is a monthly newsletter that updates our local business community with the latest opportunities available to empower them to succeed. From available grant funding, business promotions, to the latest information on upgrades to our CBD and surrounding business communities and much more, the Lismore Business Newsletter will ensure you have the best tools to help your business reach its fullest potential.
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Lismore Cemetery Friends to honour loved ones

Lismore City Council has launched the ďFriends of the Lismore Memorial Gardens, Crematorium and CemeteriesĒ Program following requests from family and friends to volunteer work at Councilís cemetery sites.
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Lismore City Council forms A-Z

Lismore City Council forms A-Z.
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Lismore City Council's Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Lismore City Council's Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
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Lismore Community Solar Australia's first community/council solar farm

Lismore City Council and Farming the Sun have established a community-owned solar farm in Lismore.
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Lismore Flood Fund granted ATO tax deductibility

The Lismore Flood Fund has reached another milestone with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) granting the fund tax deductibility status.
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Lismore Flood Fund passes $1 million mark

The Lismore Flood Fund has now raised more than a million dollars from donations received from across Australia and overseas. Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg thanked everyone who had donated to help get flood survivors back on their feet.
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Lismore Grants Hub


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Lismore Late Nighter bus helps CBD revellers get home safe

The Lismore Late Nighter is a bus service that operates every Saturday night, ensuring revellers in the CBD can get home safely.
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Lismore Memorial Baths and the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre

Information on the Lismore Memorial Baths and the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre.
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Lismore Museum receives State Government fit-out grant

The Richmond River Historical Society and Lismore Museum has received a State Government grant to help with the refit of the popular museum once the building is repaired from the February 2022 natural disaster.
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Lismore Regional Airport

Lismore Regional Airport details and associated information on car parking and airport facilities.
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Lismore Regional Gallery wins Innovation and Resilience Award


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Lismore to host Joeys Mini World Cup for three years

More than 2000 people from across NSW and Queensland will converge on Lismore in September to take part in one of the nation's largest regional football tournaments - The Joeys Mini World Cup.
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Lismore to host Ulysses Club AGM in 2023

Lismore Mayor Steve Kreig said Lismore will host the 39th annual Ulysses Club Annual General Meeting (AGM) in May next year.
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Maintenance schedules for mowing and gardening services

Maintenance schedules for mowing and gardening services.
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Make a Payment

Options for paying rate and water accounts. This includes online, in person, via regular post or via Post billpay.
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Managing the health and habitat of our koala population in south-east Lismore

The Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management for south-east Lismore (CKPoM) aims to protect the koala population found in the southeast of the LGA, one of the most significant on the NSW North Coast.
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Managing the health of the Richmond River estuary

The Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Richmond River Estuary contains key environmental issues and actions to address these estuary management issues.
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Managing water quality and localised flooding issues

Our Stormwater Management Plan (SMP) focuses on managing water quality and quantity issues in the Wilsons River and Tucki Tucki Creek, which receive stormwater runoff from the Lismore urban area.
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Markets return to the Heart of Lismore's CBD

In exciting news for Lismore and surrounding districts, its two largest markets are coming to Lismore's CBD to help reactivate our local economy and sense of community.
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Minor residential development

Information on development applications for minor residential development such as decks, carports, pergolas, patios etc.
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Mobile Library back on the road

The Mobile Library is back on the road, providing our local communities with access to books and library services.
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Mobile Library Recognised for Innovative Service

The Richmond Tweed Regional Library's Mobile Library Service has won the prestigious NSW Public Libraries Association Innovation in Outreach Award for its work in the aftermath of the February natural disaster.
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Modifications (Section 4.55 applications) and Review of Determination

Section 96 applications and Section 82A Review of Determination.
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MoU to build affordable housing in Lismore

Lismore City Council will enter a memorandum of understanding with Landcom and the NSW Department of Communities and Justice to build more affordable housing on Council-owned land in Lismore.
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Moveable Dwelling for Temporary Accommodation from Floods


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Mr Jon Gibbons begins his new role as Lismore City Council General Manager

Mr Jon Gibbons has today taken up his role as Lismore City Council General Manager for a five-year term.
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Nations are drawn for the Lismore Joeys Mini World Cup

Lismore City Council Mayor Steve Krieg joined event organisers today to take part in the 2022 Joeys Mini World Cup's Nations Draw.
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Natural Disaster Build Back


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New $3.9 million Lismore Urban Sports Precinct

Lismore City Council has received $3.9 million in State Government funding to create a new sports precinct, including a 2300sqm skate park, in the Lismore CBD, Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg announced today.
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New CBD Work Zones parking for tradespeople

Lismore City Council will introduce new Work Zones for tradespeople working in the CBD for the next six months to help with the City's reconstruction and recovery.
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New coordination body to lead flood rebuilding effort


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New guide promotes biodiversity in backyards

My Local Native Garden Guide is designed to inspire urban, village and rural residential home owners to invite the natural world into their gardens.
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New scholarship and work shirt pay tribute to Cory James

Lismore City Council Acting General Manager Peter Jeuken today unveiled Councilís new Indigenous work shirt in memory of Cory James and announced Malcolm Saunderson as the inaugural recipient of the Cory James Memorial Scholarship.
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New way of lodging Development Applications

The process for lodging a planning and building application with Lismore City Council will change from 28 June 2021. From that date, those lodging a planning application MUST use the online NSW Planning Portal.
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New webpage keeps you up to date on road repairs

Lismore City Council now has a dedicated webpage to keep the community up to date on the extensive road and bridge work repairs following the 28 February natural disaster.
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Nimbin Gnar-Walls ripping in the hinterland

NIMBIN GNAR-WALLS is launching the first week of March with 4 days of skating, music and gnar factor 100!
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Nimbin on Level 3 Water Restrictions

To ensure the supply of water to Nimbin is not compromised, Council has placed the village on Level 3 water restrictions effective immediately and will remain in place until further notice. Council will also begin trucking in water.
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Nimbin water restrictions lifted on Saturday, 24 December 2022

Lismore City Council is pleased to advise Nimbin residents that Level 3 Water Restrictions will be lifted on Saturday, 24 December.
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Occupancy rates rise as CBD gets back to business

With Lismore about to mark its one-year anniversary of the 28 February natural disaster, an audit of local Lismore CBD business reveals the city is on the road to recovery.
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One from the Heart: A free concert for the people of the Lismore Region

To celebrate the resilience and lift the spirits of the Lismore Community, Lismore City Council, Chugg Entertainment and Helium will stage a free concert Ė ONE FROM THE HEART.
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Open Access Information


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Open invitation to 'From the Heart' free community concert

On Sunday, 5 March, an outstanding line-up of Australian musical acts, including Aria award-winning country music artist Casey Barnes and country artist Amy Sheppard will perform at a very special ĎFrom the Heartí free community concert at the Lismore Turf Club.
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Other hazards


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Other useful links and our partners


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Our annual financial reporting

Our annual Financial Reports including General Purpose Financial Statements, Special Purpose Financial Statements and Special Schedules.
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Our Annual Reports provide an overview of our progress and financial performance

The Annual Report is one of the key points of accountability between Council and its community. Each Annual Report focuses on our implementation of the Imagine Lismore Four and One Year Plans.
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Our beautiful spaces for art and creativity in the heart of the city

Lismore Regional Gallery provides program of exhibitions and events each year. This includes national and international exhibition, children's activities and tours, local group and solo exhibitions plus the Northern Rivers Portrait Prize.
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Our business paper archives

Archives of our Council business papers from 1998 to 2011.
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Our Community Energy Efficiency Program is making Council facilities more sustainable

The Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP) was established by the federal government to support local councils and community organisations in improving the energy efficiency of buildings, facilities and streetlighting as well as delivering community education.
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Our Community Engagement Strategy and Community Participation Plan


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Our compliance and enforcement approach to unlawful or non-compliant activity

Our approach to compliance and enforcement activities including our Enforcement Policy and our Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines.
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Our first peoples

Our first people. Aboriginal history. History of Lismore.
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Our fortnightly publication of Council news and events

We produce a fortnightly publication, Local Matters, for our ratepayers and residents. Local Matters is delivered fortnightly to more than 23,000 homes and PO boxes in the LGA via Australia Post.
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Our goal is to self-generate our electricity through renewable sources by 2023

Our 10-year Renewable Energy Master Plan will help us work toward the goal of self-generating all our electricity from renewable sources by 2023
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Our latest schedule of roadworks and road maintenance

Current roadworks and road maintenance schedule including road grading, gravel maintenance.
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Our Local Environmental Plans and Development Control Plans

Our Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) and Development Control Plans (DCPs).
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Our long-term resource planning

Information on our Asset Management Strategy and accompanying Asset Management Plans.
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Our online interactive mapping services (GIS)

Lismore area maps (GIS)
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Our plan for sport and recreation into the future

The Sport and Recreation Plan to 2024 provides a†planning framework for sport and recreation and strategies for the future use and development of sport and recreation facilities, services and programs.
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Our plan to increase Aboriginal employment and cultural awareness

Reconciliation Action Plan details stepping stones to increased equality for Aboriginal people. The RAP includes changes to Council's Aboriginal Employment Strategy, better cultural awareness training, facilitating National Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC Week events in partnership with the Aboriginal community; and developing a Supplier Diversity Policy.
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Our process for subdivision developments

Information on the process for building subdivisions.
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Our Procurement Focus


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Our Procurement Tools


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Our Richmond Tweed Regional Library

The Richmond-Tweed Regional Library offers a broad range of services including books, magazines, CDs, videos, and DVDs all available for free home loan. An extensive range of eResources can also be accessed from your phone, tablet or computer.
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Our sister city, twin city and friendship relationships with cities around the globe

Our sister city, twin city and friendship relationships with cities around the globe.
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Our Tenders


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Overgrown private property

What to do with overgrown blocks and overgrown private property.
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Parking permits available for residents in the Lismore Base Hospital Health Precinct

Council operates a Resident Parking Scheme (RPS) within the Lismore Base Hospital Health Precinct, which allows people to apply for a Resident Parking Permit.
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Parking regulations to be reintroduced at Lismore Base Hospital precinct

All day paid parking along Hunter and Dalziel Streets and time-limited parking along Weaver Street, McKenzie Street and Laurel Avenue will be re-introduced from Monday, 7 November.
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Parks and Sportsgrounds for Hire


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PCA certification and our PCA services

Information on Principal Certifying Authority (PCA) certification and PCA services provided by Council's Building Certification Team.
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Pecuniary Interest Declarations


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Places to walk your animals without a leash in Lismore

There are three leash-free areas in the Lismore Local Government Area for dog owners - one at Elizabeth Park and two by the Wilsons River.
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Plan and Prepare

Local flood information: plan and prepare
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Planning strategies and policies covering Lismore LGA

Planning strategies and policies covering Lismore LGA.
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Plans that determine developer contributions

Developer contributions plans including the Lismore Contributions Plan Section 94, the Development Servicing Plan for Water Supply and the Development Servicing Plan for Wastewater.
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Pollution monitoring data for our Environmental Protection Licences

Publicly available pollution monitoring data required by the EPA under the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act, 2011 (POELA Act).
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Positions Vacant


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Primordial Lismore

History of Lismore. Primordial Lismore.
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Promoting and growing our creative industries


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Promoting Lismore business through branding, promotions and events

Lismore Business is a partnership between business, Council and the community, governed by the Lismore Business Panel, administered by Council and tasked to implement the Lismore Promotion Program.
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Protecting and conserving biodiversity in an active farming region

The Biodiversity Management Strategy (BMS) is designed to protect and conserve biodiversity in our active farming region through a range of management activities and incentives.
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Public Notices about Public Land and Roads


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Publication guide

Lismore City Council's publication guide.
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Q22/72 (2) Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Operations Centre (SOC) V2


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Receive and pay your rates and water notices electronically with e-Notices


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Recently Closed Requests


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Reconciliation Action Plan 2022/2024 launched to promote reconciliation

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today launched Council new Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at the 2022 NAIDOC Day celebrations on Thursday, 25 August.
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Record number of Australia Day nominations

Lismore City Council received a record number of nominations for this year's Australia Day Awards.
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REFLECT, REBUILD Lismore - One year after the natural disaster


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Register your Pet

Register your Pet
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Regulations for all on-site sewage management systems

Regulations and requirements for on-site sewage management systems including septic tank systems, aerated waste treatment systems, composting toilets and composting systems, greywater irrigation systems etc.
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Regulations for temporary food stalls, mobile vendors and market stallholders

Local government and state regulations and requirements for food premises, restaurants, cafes or any other food business.
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Request a Receipt


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Return and Earn bulk collection centre reopens

The Return and Earn bulk collection centre at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre in Wyrallah Road has reopened today, 29 April, with new COVID-19 safety measures in place.
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Risk management plan & flood mapping


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Rules surrounding stray cats and cat ownership

Responsible cat ownership and laws around stray cats.
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Safety requirements for all swimming pools

Requirements for swimming pool safety.
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Shaded parking for the Lismore CBD


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Sister City to light up Lantern Parade during historic visit

Visitors from Lismore’s Sister City Yamato Takada, Japan will walk in the Lismore Lantern Parade next week for the first time in history. The delegates are here to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Lismore and Yamato Takada, which began in 1963 and was the first ever Sister City relationship between Australia and Japan.
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Small Business Month Breakfast


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Sporting Field Closures

Sporting field closures and sportground conditions due to wet weather.
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Standard Drawings

Development and Design Manual Standard Drawings including Sample Drawings.
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Starting the discussion: How to build back better

Today Lismore City Council released a discussion paper that presents some broad brushstrokes for how Lismore can build back better. Some of the options identified include:
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State of the Environment Reporting provides environmental snapshot

State of the Environment (SoE) Report Summary and Lismore City Council SoE Report Card.
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Statement by Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg

As has been reported by the media, John Walker has withdrawn his application to stay on as the General Manager of Lismore City Council past his current contract date.
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Stormwater drainage in your neighbourhood

Stormwater drainage in your neighbourhood.
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Strategic plans guiding the future of our community


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Street Trees Masterplan helps provide a consistent approach to urban tree planting

The Lismore Street Trees Masterplan was adopted in 2008 to provide Lismore City Council will a structured approach to the placement of street trees within the Lismore urban area.
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Summer holiday entertainment at the Goonellabah Library and Lismore Pop-Up Library


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Sustainable House Day events hosted by Lismore City Council

Sustainable House Day is held every September, giving residents the opportunity to visit homes around the region that are energy and water efficient.
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T 18-11 Quarry Raw Materials Supply


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T 20-36 Passenger, Truck and Earthmover Tyres Fitting and Service T422021LIS


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T 20-37 Bulk Fuels, Lubricants and Fuel Cards T372021RTC


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T 20-7 Supply and Delivery of Ready Mixed Concrete Regional Procurement T492122RTC


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T 21-04 Road Safety Barrier Systems - REGPRO362021


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T 21-05 Casual Plant Hire Regional Procurement SPT092122LIS


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T 21-26 Transport and Disposal / Reprocessing of Resource Recovery Materials


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T18-24 Organics Shredding


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T19-01 Project Delivery Panel


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T19-14 (RFT) - Environmental Sampling and Analytical Services Panel


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T19-16 Prescribed Person Contract - Internal Audit Services LGP218


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T20-1 Unsealed Gravel Road Maintenance


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T20-16 Traffic Control Services


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T20-18 Vacuum Excavation and Flow Control (Pump Out) Services


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T20-2 Supply of Quarry Products


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T20-33 Sewer Main Renewal Panel


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T20-35 Quarry Mobile Crushing & Screening Services Panel


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T21-3 Bush Regeneration Services R2


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T21-3 Provision of Bush Regeneration Services


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T21-9 Emergency Waste and Disposal Services Panel


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Tenders Received


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Thank You For Signing up to Flood SMS Alerts


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The arrival of Europeans

The arrival of Europeans. History of Lismore.
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The Channon Market brings the hills to Lismore's CBD

One of Australiaís oldest art and craft markets, The Channon Craft Market, will venture out of the hills and into Our Place: Lismore Pop-Up Precinct on Sunday,,12 June.
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The organisational structure of our senior management

Our senior staff and staff structure including the General Manager, Executive Director Sustainable Development and the Executive Director Infrastructure Services.
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Third ageing wooden bridge replaced, seven to go

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today opened the new Tucki Creek Bridge at Tucki Tucki which was replaced due to safety issues.
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To Federation

From 1800s to Federations. History of Lismore.
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Underground Petroleum Storage Systems


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Upcoming road closure for Cawongla Road


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Urban Green Corridors Plan helps restore native bushland and wildlife habitat


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Useful forms and policies regarding Council rates, payments and fees

Useful forms and policies regarding Council rates, payments and fees.
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Useful Procurement Links


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Venues for hire in Lismore City

Council-owned venues for hire in Lismore city.
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Visit the market this weekend and discover what other businesses are open

With fine weather predicted this weekend, Lismore City Council is encouraging the community to come into the CBD this Sunday to wander once again through the Car Boot market and explore the businesses have reopened throughout the city.
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Waste vouchers help lighten the load this festive season


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Water safety lessons for Active Kids vacation care participants


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Water saving tips and water education activities


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We provide help and guidance for business success

We provide advice and guidance for new and existing businesses, investors and developers to meet Council regulations, navigate red tape and succeed in doing business in Lismore.
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Webcast Disclaimer


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Well-Being Hub at Lismore Quad to support our community

From tomorrow, 28 February to Saturday, 4 March, a Well-Being Hub consisting of service providers, support services, activities and events will be located at the Lismore Quad to allow the community to talk, reflect and heal.
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What to do about dividing fences

Information on dividing fences and disputes around dividing fences.
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What to do if you find livestock on your property or wandering around

Information about what to do when you find livestock loose or wandering on the road on on your property.
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What to do if you have lost or found a dog

What to do and who to call if you have lost or found a dog.
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What to do in a Flood: After


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What to do in a Flood: Before


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What to do in a Flood: During


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What you need to know for the One From The Heart Concert


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Wood Smoke Emissions


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WWI, between the wars and WWII

World War One and World War Two. History of Lismore.
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Your Councillors at Work Information

Phone and email contacts for Lismore City Council Councillors.
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Your guide to exempt and complying development

Your guide to exempt and complying development.
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Your step-by-step guide to the development application process

A step-by-step guide on how to lodge a development application.
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