Local area planning strategies
Our local area planning strategies apply to particular areas in Port Stephens and provide a plan to manage projected population and economic growth.
Anna Bay Strategy and Town Plan
Find out more about the Anna Bay Strategy and town plan that guide the management of future population growth and building of neighbourhoods in Anna Bay.
Fern Bay and North Stockton Strategy
Port Stephens Council and City of Newcastle have teamed up to deliver a land use strategy for Fern Bay and North Stockton. The plan focuses on achieving 5 clear goals for our area.
Karuah Place Plan
The Karuah Growth Strategy provides strategic level guidance for the future development of Karuah. The focus of the Strategy is spatial and land use planning; however it also addresses aspects of economic and social development, as well as environmental management.
Medowie Planning Strategy
The Medowie Planning Strategy provides local direction for land use planning and sustainable growth over the next 20 years. It follows the identification of Medowie as a growth area in the Port Stephens Planning Strategy and the Hunter Regional Plan.
Nelson Bay Strategy
There are some really exciting changes happening which will make Nelson Bay an even more inviting and beautiful place. The changes will sustain the Bay as a major contributor to the Hunter regional economy and revitalise the centre for residents and visitors.
Raymond Terrace and Heatherbrae
The vision for Raymond Terrace to to create a strong, major regional centre and a great place to live, work and play. The Strategy contains four goals, and a Public Domain Plan, to achieve the future vision of Raymond Terrace and Heatherbrae.