Have Your Say

The following projects and public exhibitions are open for your feedback. You can also view Public Notices for notifications on development applications and asset notices.

Projects Open for Feedback

Join our community panel

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Adamstown Park Sports Masterplan

Adamstown Park Sports Masterplan

The draft Adamstown Park Sports Masterplan is now on public exhibition. Have your say until 5pm Wednesday 30 November 2022.
Smith Park Sports Masterplan

Smith Park Sports Masterplan

The draft Smith Park Sports Masterplan is now on public exhibition. Have your say until 5pm Wednesday 30 November 2022.
Special Business Rate Expenditure Policy

Special Business Rate Expenditure Policy

The Special Business Rate (SBR) Expenditure Policy is now on public exhibition. Have Your Say until 5pm Monday 5 December 2022.
Draft Mobile Food Vending (Local Approvals) Policy

Draft Mobile Food Vending (Local Approvals) Policy

The draft Mobile Food Vending (Local Approvals) Policy is now on Public Exhibition. Have your say until 13 December 2022.
Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure Grant Application

Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure Grant Application

Share your thoughts and ideas for our cycling infrastructure grant application for Parkway to Honeysuckle. Have Your Say until 5pm 16 December.
Maryland Fenced Off-Leash Dog Park

Maryland Fenced Off-Leash Dog Park

Have your say on the proposed Maryland Fenced Off-Leash Dog Park. The draft plan is on public exhibition until 5pm Friday 16 December 2022.
Draft Section 6.04 Renewal Corridors of Newcastle DCP 2012

Draft Section 6.04 Renewal Corridors of Newcastle DCP 2012

The draft Section 6.04 Renewal Corridors of Newcastle Development Control Plan is now on public exhibition. Have your say until 5pm Sunday 4 December 2022.
Gregson Park Playspace Concept Design

Gregson Park Playspace Concept Design

Have your say on the proposed upgrades to Gregson Park, featuring a new inclusive playspace with nature play, water feature, shade, seating, and native garden. Open for feedback until 5pm Friday 16 December 2022.

On-going Projects

Local Social Strategy

Local Social Strategy

Thanks for having your say on the draft Local Social Strategy. We are currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Social Infrastructure Strategy

Social Infrastructure Strategy

Thanks for having your say on the draft Social Infrastructure Strategy. We are currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Community Engagement Strategy

Community Engagement Strategy

Thanks for sharing your ideas on how City of Newcastle can improve the way we engage with you. We're currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Cycling Connection, Lambton

Cycling Connection, Lambton

Thank you for your feedback on the revised proposal to improve the cycling connection on Pearson Street, between Lambton Park and Croudace Street, Lambton.
Georgetown Local Centre

Georgetown Local Centre

Thanks for having your say on upgrading the Georgetown local centre. Your feedback is being used to help develop a draft plan, which will be open for further community input later in the year.
Introduction of timed parking, Blackbutt Village

Introduction of timed parking, Blackbutt Village

We recently asked for feedback on a range of options for the structure of timed (not paid) parking in the Blackbutt Village area.
Kotara Local Character Study

Kotara Local Character Study

Thanks for having your say. We are currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Mayfield Cycleways

Mayfield Cycleways

Thank you for providing feedback on cycleways in Mayfield and surrounding areas. We are now reviewing all responses and will report back soon.
National Park Plan of Management

National Park Plan of Management

Thanks for having your say on National Park. We're reviewing the feedback you provided and will report back soon.
Newcastle After Dark - Phase 2 Trial

Newcastle After Dark - Phase 2 Trial

Phase 2 of the Newcastle After Dark trial is taking place in 22 venues.
Newcastle Harbour Foreshore Masterplan

Newcastle Harbour Foreshore Masterplan

Thanks for your having your say on the draft Harbour Foreshore Masterplan. We're currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Our Sustainable Waste Strategy

Our Sustainable Waste Strategy

Thanks for having your say on the draft Our Sustainable Waste Strategy. We're currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Principal Pedestrian Network

Principal Pedestrian Network

Thank you for telling us what it is like being a pedestrian in Newcastle. We are currently reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Proposed Embankment Stabilisation - Bull Street, Mayfield

Proposed Embankment Stabilisation - Bull Street, Mayfield

Thank you for your feedback on the proposal for embankment works at Bull Street, Mayfield. We are reviewing submissions and will report back soon.
Proposed Material Recovery Facility

Proposed Material Recovery Facility

Thanks for having your say. We are reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Proposed Pedestrian Crossing - New Lambton

Proposed Pedestrian Crossing - New Lambton

The exhibition period has now closed. We will be reviewing feedback and will report back soon.
Proposed Pedestrian Crossing - Waratah

Proposed Pedestrian Crossing - Waratah

The exhibition period has now closed. We will be reviewing feedback and will report back soon.
Proposed Stormwater and Pedestrian Upgrade - Cooks Hill

Proposed Stormwater and Pedestrian Upgrade - Cooks Hill

Feedback has closed on a proposal for stormwater upgrades in Cooks Hill. Your responses are now being reviewed and a report is being prepared for Council.
Shortland Local Centre - proposed timed parking changes

Shortland Local Centre - proposed timed parking changes

Thank you for your feedback on a proposal to introduce timed parking at various locations in Shortland Local Centre. Submissions closed on Monday 8 November.
Streets as Shared Spaces Trial Activation, Darby Street

Streets as Shared Spaces Trial Activation, Darby Street

Thank you for your feedback on the proposed trial. Your feedback will inform the implementation of the trial later this year.
Summerhill Organics Processing Facility

Summerhill Organics Processing Facility

Thank you to everyone that provided feedback on the proposed organics processing facility at Summerhill Waste Management Centre. The DA will be submitted early next year before being placed on public exhibition.
Tennis Strategy

Tennis Strategy

Thanks for having your say on a new strategy that will guide the future direction of tennis and bat ball facilities across Newcastle. We're reviewing your feedback and will report back soon.
Wallsend Masterplan

Wallsend Masterplan

Thanks for sharing your ideas and views about Wallsend Town Centre.
Waratah Local Centre

Waratah Local Centre

Thank you for your feedback on what you would like to see more of and what you would like to see improved in the Waratah Local Centre. This feedback will inform the development of a Public Domain Plan which we will bring back to the community for...
Wilkinson Avenue, Birmingham Gardens

Wilkinson Avenue, Birmingham Gardens

Thank you for having your say on the proposed pedestrian upgrades on Wilkinson Avenue, Birmingham Gardens. Feedback is now being reviewed and a report is being prepared for Council.
Newcastle Regional Show Day 2023

Newcastle Regional Show Day 2023

Thanks for having your say on whether a local event day is granted for Newcastle Regional Show Day in 2023. We're currently reviewing your feedback.

Completed Projects

Changes to Business and Industrial Zones by Department of Environment & Planning

Changes to Business and Industrial Zones by Department of Environment & Planning

The Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) is no longer receiving comments on the translation of existing Business and Industrial zones into the new Employment zones. 
Community Grants Policy and draft Sponsorship Policy

Community Grants Policy and draft Sponsorship Policy

The Community Grants Policy and Sponsorship Policy were adopted on 27 April 2021.
Draft Planning Agreement - 10 Dangar Street Wickham

Draft Planning Agreement - 10 Dangar Street Wickham

Thank you for having your say on City of Newcastle's proposal to enter into a draft Planning Agreement for the development at 10 Dangar Street, Wickham with the developer of the site, Dangar St Wickham Pty Ltd.
Delivering Newcastle 2040: Budget 2022-2023

Delivering Newcastle 2040: Budget 2022-2023

Delivering Newcastle 2040 was adopted by Council on 28 June 2022.
Destination Management Plan

Destination Management Plan

Thanks for having your say on the draft Destination Management Plan for Newcastle. The plan was adopted by Council on 23 March 2021.
Disability Inclusion Action Plan

Disability Inclusion Action Plan

Thank you for having your say on the Disability Inclusion Action Plan. The plan was unanimously adopted by Council on 22 February 2022.
Economic Development Strategy

Economic Development Strategy

Thanks for having your say. The Economic Development Strategy was adopted by Council on 25 May 2021.
Exhibition of various Draft DCP Sections

Exhibition of various Draft DCP Sections

Thankyou for your comments on the exhibition of various draft sections of the Newcastle Development Control Plan 2012.
Gregson Park Masterplan

Gregson Park Masterplan

Thank you to everyone that had their say on the Gregson Park Masterplan. Your feedback helped shape the plan, which was adopted by Council on 23 November 2021.
Harbour to Cathedral Park

Harbour to Cathedral Park

Thanks for having your say on a concept to protect and enhance views from the Harbour through to Cathedral Park. Learn more about what the community had to say about the concept.
Join an Advisory Committee

Join an Advisory Committee

Thank you for expressing your interest in joining some of our Advisory Committees.
Newcastle 2040

Newcastle 2040

Thanks for your feedback on Newcastle 2040 during the recent public exhibition. Newcastle 2040 was unanimously adopted by Council in April 2022.
Newcastle Heritage Policy 2022 Exhibition

Newcastle Heritage Policy 2022 Exhibition

Thank you for having your say on the revised Newcastle Heritage Policy 2022.
Planning Proposal to amend Newcastle LEP 2012 - Lingard Private Hospital

Planning Proposal to amend Newcastle LEP 2012 - Lingard Private Hospital

Thankyou for your comments on the public exhibition of a Planning Proposal to amend controls in the Newcastle LEP at Lingard Private Hospital.
Proposed Alcohol Regulated Areas

Proposed Alcohol Regulated Areas

Council adopted the Alcohol Regulated Areas (ARA) for a four-year period (2022 – 2026) on 22 February 2022.
Proposed traffic improvements, Shortland Local Centre

Proposed traffic improvements, Shortland Local Centre

Thank you for your feedback on a proposal to improve safety for pedestrians and amenity in Shortland. The Public Domain and Traffic Plan was adopted by Council on 25 May 2021.
Quarterly Community Survey

Quarterly Community Survey

Thanks to everyone who recently completed our latest Quarterly Community Survey. The Winter 2021 results are now available.
Tighes Hill Local Character Study

Tighes Hill Local Character Study

A draft local character statement has been created using the information and feedback we received from the Tighes Hill community.
Wallsend Active Hub

Wallsend Active Hub

Thanks for having your say on the concept plan for Wallsend Active Hub.