What we are doing to help keep our community safe and informed.
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Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMPs) provide sustainable plans for our coastal areas and are essential for both legislative and community reasons.
CZMPs develop best practice strategies that aim to protect the beauty and ecological value of our coastal areas and preserve and nurture natural environment sustainably.
Some of the key elements for consideration include:
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Properties affected by coastal instability in the Shoalhaven are currently managed through provisions outlined in the Shoalhaven Development Control Plan 2014:
Estuaries along the Shoalhaven coastline are a source of natural beauty, they include:
Estuaries are host to diverse ecosystems and have significant ecological, social and economic value and are home to a variety of native plants and animals and must be managed sustainably.
These estuaries open and close naturally depending on rainfall and ocean conditions.
Council’s estuary management studies and plans have been developed under the guidance of the:
Council’s entrance management plans
The implementation and review of the plans are regularly discussed at committee meetings.
Last updated on 24 September 2020
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Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and their continuing cultural connections to land and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, culture, traditions and hopes of the future.