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Policies

Port Stephens Council has a number of policies, which are listed below. If you have an enquiry relating to a policy, please contact us on 02 4988 0255.

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Access to Information Policy

Published 24/12/2020

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Acquisition and Divestment of Land

Published 08/04/2019

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy

Published 22/01/2020

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Asbestos Management Policy

Published 26/04/2021

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Asset Disposal (other than property) Policy

Published 07/12/2021

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Asset Management Policy

Published 17/03/2022

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Beachside Holiday Parks Major Event Sponsorship and Promotions Policy

Published 07/12/2021

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Beachside Holiday Parks Terms Rules and Conditions Policy

Published 06/10/2021

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Budget Control and Authorisation Policy

Published 07/12/2021

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Bus Shelter

Published 14/10/2020

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Cash Investment Policy

Published 13/05/2021

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Child Protection Policy

Published 10/12/2020

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Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in Public Places Policy

Published 03/11/2021

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Code of Conduct

Published 01/12/2020

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Code of Conduct Procedures

Published 01/12/2020

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Code of Meeting Practice

Published 11/08/2020

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Commercial Operators Policy

Published 16/09/2021

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Community Development

Published 16/07/2020

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Community Group Loans Policy

Published 07/12/2021

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Community Leasing and Tenancy

Published 02/05/2018

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Competitive Neutrality

Published 05/01/2018

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Complaint Handling Policy

Published 03/06/2021

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Compliance Policy

Published 20/09/2021

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Contribution to Works for Kerb and Gutter Construction Policy

Published 21/02/2022

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Corporate Events Sponsorship

Published 29/05/2019

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Council Prosecutions Policy

Published 22/01/2020

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Councillor Induction and Professional Development Policy

Published 03/06/2021

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Customer Service Charter - June 2019

Published 30/04/2021

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D

Debt Recovery and Hardship Policy

Published 09/12/2020

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Dog Noise Policy

Published 30/09/2021

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E

Economic Development Policy - 2021

Published 26/08/2021

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Enterprise Risk Management

Published 04/08/2020

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Environment Policy

Published 10/12/2020

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Exceptions to Development Standards Policy

Published 10/02/2021

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Financial Assistance for the Disposal of Waste in Port Stephens Policy

Published 21/04/2022

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Floodplain Risk Management Policy

Published 31/05/2022

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Foreshore Vessel Storage Policy

Published 30/04/2021

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Fraud and Corruption Control

Published 22/05/2020

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G

Gifts and Benefits Policy

Published 18/11/2020

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Grants and Donations Policy

Published 20/09/2021

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H

Heritage Policy

Published 07/10/2021

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Holiday Parks Major Event Sponsorship and Promotions

Published 07/01/2020

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I

Information & Direction Signs in Road Reserves Policy

Published 28/04/2021

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Information and Direction Signs in Road Reserves Code

Published 29/11/2021

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Internal Reporting

Published 04/08/2020

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L

Legislative Compliance Policy

Published 22/01/2021

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M

Management of Competitive Neutrality Complaints Policy

Published 05/10/2021

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Managing Unreasonable Complainant Conduct

Published 14/10/2020

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Media Liaison Policy

Published 18/11/2020

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Multicultural Policy

Published 28/04/2021

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Naming and Renaming of Reserves Policy

Published 13/05/2021

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O

On-Site Sewage Management Policy

Published 24/11/2021

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Outdoor Trading Policy

Published 14/12/2021

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Park Memorial Assessment Guideline

Published 19/08/2021

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Parks and Roadside Memorials

Published 21/07/2020

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Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities to Mayor and Councillors Policy

Published 21/02/2022

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Pecuniary Interest Returns Policy

Published 03/06/2021

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Planning Matters to be reported to Council Policy

Published 16/11/2020

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Pricing Policy 2020

Published 28/09/2020

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Procurement Policy

Published 04/04/2022

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Property Investment and Development

Published 02/05/2018

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Provision and Management of Cemeteries Policy

Published 31/05/2022

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Public Access to Records after 30 Years Policy

Published 07/01/2021

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Public Art Policy

Published 19/01/2021

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Public Property Encroachment Policy

Published 28/06/2022

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Rates and Donations for Community Groups

Published 09/09/2020

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Receipt of Petitions

Published 21/05/2020

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Related Party Disclosures Policy

Published 05/05/2021

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Requests for Assistance - Legal Costs Policy

Published 22/01/2021

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Rezoning Request Policy

Published 01/06/2022

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Risk Management Policy

Published 26/05/2021

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Road Naming Addressing Guidelines Policy

Published 07/12/2021

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Social Media Guidelines

Published 23/03/2022

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Sponsorship Policy

Published 20/09/2021

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Statement of Business Ethics Policy

Published 28/06/2022

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Tourism

Published 16/07/2020

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Tree Vandalism Policy

Published 10/12/2020

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Use of Council Reserves for Commercial Fitness Groups and Personal Trainers Policy

Published 19/11/2015

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V

Volunteer Recognition Policy

Published 03/11/2021

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W

Working Together and Provision of Information Policy

Published 03/06/2021

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Workplace Surveillance

Published 14/10/2020

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