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Portal opens to lodge Complying Development Certificates online

Lake Macquarie residents can now lodge Complying Development Certificates online as part of a NSW Government trial aimed at streamlining the building approval process.

Weekend roadworks at Booragul and Cardiff

Motorists are asked to be aware of changed traffic conditions around Booragul and Cardiff this Sunday, while Council carries out roadworks in the area.

Hunter-first innovation finds end use for recycled glass

Lake Macquarie City Council is spearheading a push to substitute sand with recycled crushed glass in civil works projects in a bid to find a local solution to a growing national waste problem.

New accessible vantage point at Blacksmiths Beach

The viewing platform at Blacksmiths Beach will undergo a $90,000 revamp to provide the community with an accessible viewing platform of the picturesque coastline.

Pedestrian safety improvements at Belmont

Pedestrian safety along Brooks Road, Belmont is set to be improved, with the installation of three new pedestrian refuges under way.

Lake Mac Friday Five - 1 June

Each week we’re giving you a heads-up on City news, Council projects, big events and hidden gems in our Friday five video.

New lifeguard room at Catherine Hill Bay beach

Lake Macquarie City Council’s professional beach lifeguards are set to have a new home at Catho, with work starting this week on a new purpose-built observation room.

Community survey results are in

Residents have given Lake Macquarie City Council strong support in this year’s independent Community Satisfaction Survey – with improvements across a range of service areas.

Get the Site Right in Lake Macquarie

Developers and builders in Lake Macquarie are being reminded of their erosion and sediment control responsibilities, as part of the 2018 Get the Site Right campaign.

Creating a recreational hub in Morisset

Lake Macquarie City Council has unveiled revised plans for the new-look Bernie Goodwin Memorial Reserve at Morisset, including a new location for the suburb’s skate park.