Port Stephens planning strategies
These strategies apply to the whole of Port Stephens. They help plan for housing, economic development, rural lands and recreational lands, and explain how our community can get involved in the decision-making process.
Local Strategic Planning Statement
The Port Stephens Local Strategic Planning Statement sets out the vision for land use in Port Stephens over the next 20 years.
Local Housing Strategy
The Port Stephens Local Housing Strategy, Live Port Stephens, provides the strategic direction for future housing in our area.
Economic Development and Tourism strategy
Read our Port Stephens Economic Development and Tourism Strategy to see how we are creating a livable and vibrant place that supports economic growth.
Community Engagement Strategy
Read our Port Stephens Community Engagement Strategy to find out about our commitment to involving our community in decision-making and how to have your say.
Smart City strategy
We plan to establish Port Stephens as a smart region by using innovative technology to make our place more liveable, prosperous and sustainable. Find out more about our Smart City program.
Our Liveability Index measures how people experience places in Port Stephens. Find out the results and how we're using this data to make better decisions and improve community wellbeing.