Byron (Area) - NSW

Watering the grass is getting technical

Watering the grass is getting technical

Watering the grass in some of the Byron Shire’s busiest parks is going high tech with new irrigation systems being installed.
Byron Shire Council
20 Mar 2019
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Byron Bay’s Butler Street Reserve to be locked at night

Byron Bay’s Butler Street Reserve to be locked at night

In an effort to stop overnight camping and anti-social behaviour Byron Shire Council will be locking the Butler Street Reserve in Byron Bay every night from 25 March 2019.
Byron Shire Council
18 Mar 2019
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Detailed vision sought on proposed redevelopment of South Byron STP

Detailed vision sought on proposed redevelopment of South Byron STP

Council’s proposed redevelopment of the former South Byron Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) site at 1 Broken Head Road in Byron Bay took a step forward this week with Council inviting a shortlist of four proponents to participate in a selective Request for Tender (RFT) for the site.
Byron Shire Council
15 Mar 2019
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How do you think our community buildings measure up?

How do you think our community buildings measure up?

Whether it’s using a public toilet, attending meetings at your local community centre, going to the library to loan a book or taking a karate lesson in a nearby hall, Council wants to find out more about your experience of using council-owned buildings.
Byron Shire Council
12 Mar 2019
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Talking Future Tourism campaign kicks off around the kitchen table

Talking Future Tourism campaign kicks off around the kitchen table

Byron Shire’s Acting Mayor, Michael Lyon, launched Council’s Talking Future Tourism campaign at the Mullumbimby Farmers Market this morning (Friday 8 March) with a retro-style ‘kitchen table’ discussion that will kick off a six week, in-depth conversation with the community about how tourism should be managed.
Byron Shire Council
08 Mar 2019
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Council takes action on illegal dwellings

Council takes action on illegal dwellings

Byron Shire Council is reminding residents about the serious consequences of unlawful building works, following its recent success in the Byron Bay Local Court concerning the conversion of a garage into a habitable dwelling without development consent.
Byron Shire Council
08 Mar 2019
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Media Statement from Byron Shire Council

Media Statement from Byron Shire Council

Byron Shire Council’s Acting Mayor Cr Michael Lyon, Councillors and staff extend their deepest sympathies to our Mayor Simon Richardson and his family on the recent loss of his wife Jane.
Byron Shire Council
07 Mar 2019
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Remediation works get underway at former South Byron STP

Remediation works get underway at former South Byron STP

Council is set to commence year-long remediation works this week at the former South Byron Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Suffolk Park.
Byron Shire Council
05 Mar 2019
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Council steps up efforts to reduce cigarette litter on beaches

Council steps up efforts to reduce cigarette litter on beaches

‘Litter blitzes’ are underway on Byron Shire beaches until the end of March with Council’s rangers taking some strong anti-cigarette litter messages to the people as part of the Butt Free Byron Shire campaign.
Byron Shire Council
05 Mar 2019
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