Fern Bay and North Stockton Land Use Strategy


Port Stephens Council and Newcastle City Council have teamed up to deliver a land use strategy for Fern Bay and North Stockton. The strategy will focus on identifying a site for commercial development and improving the supply of open space for residents. Comments for the initial phase of community consultation closed Friday 6 October 2017.

All submissions and survey responses received will be considered during the research, investigation and preparation of a draft strategy that will be placed on public exhibition in 2018.

The formal public exhibition period in 2018 will provide residents a further opportunity to review and respond to the actions and measures proposed by Port Stephens Council and Newcastle City Council to provide greater facilities and services to the residents of Fern Bay and North Stockton.



Port Stephens Council and Newcastle City Council have teamed up to deliver a land use strategy for Fern Bay and North Stockton. The strategy will focus on identifying a site for commercial development and improving the supply of open space for residents. Comments for the initial phase of community consultation closed Friday 6 October 2017.

All submissions and survey responses received will be considered during the research, investigation and preparation of a draft strategy that will be placed on public exhibition in 2018.

The formal public exhibition period in 2018 will provide residents a further opportunity to review and respond to the actions and measures proposed by Port Stephens Council and Newcastle City Council to provide greater facilities and services to the residents of Fern Bay and North Stockton.


  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Fern Bay and North Stockton Land Use Strategy consultation

    Council wants you to join the conversation by providing input into the future planning of the Fern Bay and North Stockton area.



    Council wants you to join the conversation by providing input into the future planning of the Fern Bay and North Stockton area.



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