Development in Flood Prone Areas
For information on development in flood prone areas, including advice on the Local Environment Plan, Development Controls Planning and the Floodplain Risk Management Policy.
Floodplain Advisory Panel
The Floodplain Advisory Panel assists Council in the development and implementation of flood studies in the Port Stephens Area.
A Flood Certificate provides the Flood Planning Level for a particular lot.
NSW Biodiversity Reforms are based on the principle of avoiding, minimizing and - as a last resort - offsetting biodiversity loss through a standardised approach to biodiversity assessment.
Flooding and drainage FAQ's
Information on common flooding definitions and flooding and drainage FAQ's.
Flood Hazard Mapping
Flood Hazard Maps have been compiled from Council’s various flood studies and provide a visual representation of the Port Stephens area.
Floodplain Management Program
Council are continuously working on updating and improving our understanding of flood risk using the NSW government's Floodplain Management Program.
Hydrologic Soil Mapping
This map provides an estimation of Hydrologic Groups of Soils in the Port Stephens area.