Consent to Develop Coastal Protection Works - New South Wales


You will need this consent if you own land and intend to carry out long-term development on coastal protection works.

Coastal protection works aim to reduce the impact of coastal hazards and can include seawalls, groynes revetments and beach nourishment.

Please be aware that, if there is a coastal zone management plan in place, you will need to comply with its requirements. You should contact your local council and the State agency to ensure you meet your obligations.

If you intend to reduce the impacts of coastal erosion on your property during small storm events, then you should apply for a Temporary Coastal Protection Works Approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


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Act(s) name

Coastal Management Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

State Environmental Planning Policy (Coastal Management) 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Environment and Heritage Group

Regional Operations

Contact details

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