Alcohol Free Zone proposal Coffs Harbour CBD

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The map shows existing Alcohol Free Zones (AFZs) and Alcohol Prohibited Zones (APZs) as well as the proposed AFZs

A Council meeting held on 8 February 2018 resolved to extend and establish new AFZs on CBD road reserves. Under the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA), Council is required to undertake public consultation before adopting its proposal to establish new Alcohol Free Zones in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area.

In accordance with Section 644 of the Local Government Act, new AFZs are proposed in the Coffs Harbour central business district as follows:


  • Harbour Drive between Gordon Street and Curacoa Street

  • Park Avenue between Gordon Street and Earl Street

  • Park Avenue Lane between Gordon Street and Earl Street

  • Curacoa Street between Harbour Drive and Coff Street

  • Albany Street between Market Street and Curacoa Street.

The AFZs listed above will be in force for 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Creating Alcohol Free Zones assists with the reduction of alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour in identified locations, creating a safer environment for residents, businesses and visitors. The streets nominated in this proposition are cited by Police as places where intoxicated people congregate and walk between Brelsford Park and the CBD.

A Council meeting held on 8 February 2018 resolved to extend and establish new AFZs on CBD road reserves. Under the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA), Council is required to undertake public consultation before adopting its proposal to establish new Alcohol Free Zones in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area.

In accordance with Section 644 of the Local Government Act, new AFZs are proposed in the Coffs Harbour central business district as follows:


  • Harbour Drive between Gordon Street and Curacoa Street

  • Park Avenue between Gordon Street and Earl Street

  • Park Avenue Lane between Gordon Street and Earl Street

  • Curacoa Street between Harbour Drive and Coff Street

  • Albany Street between Market Street and Curacoa Street.

The AFZs listed above will be in force for 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Creating Alcohol Free Zones assists with the reduction of alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour in identified locations, creating a safer environment for residents, businesses and visitors. The streets nominated in this proposition are cited by Police as places where intoxicated people congregate and walk between Brelsford Park and the CBD.

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    In order for Council to consider electronic submissions each submission must:
    a) contain legitimate contact details;
    b) be received by Council during the submission period; and
    c) be correctly or ‘properly’ made to include the proposal title and reasons for the submission.

    Submissions which do not satisfy the above criteria may not be considered. Further details can be found in Council's Submission Policy.

    Council is committed to openness and transparency in its decision making processes.  The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 requires Council to provide public access to information held unless there are overriding public interest considerations against disclosure.  Any submissions

    In order for Council to consider electronic submissions each submission must:
    a) contain legitimate contact details;
    b) be received by Council during the submission period; and
    c) be correctly or ‘properly’ made to include the proposal title and reasons for the submission.

    Submissions which do not satisfy the above criteria may not be considered. Further details can be found in Council's Submission Policy.

    Council is committed to openness and transparency in its decision making processes.  The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 requires Council to provide public access to information held unless there are overriding public interest considerations against disclosure.  Any submissions received will be made publicly available unless the writer can demonstrate that the release of part or all of the information would not be in the public interest.  However, Council would be obliged to release information as required by court order or other specific law.


    Consultation has concluded