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Information about the work of  Orange City Council, located in the Central West of NSW

Planning & Development

Orange City Council is committed to facilitating business and industry development opportunities. The region has a strong network of government and community supported bodies to help businesses relocate or to help existing businesses expand and prosper.

Helping Orange businesses expand and prosper

Orange City Council assists business through facilitating access to all levels of government, provision of local economic data, creating industry networking opportunities as well as providing advice on the development approval process.

The City of Orange has a number of business and industrial parks.  There are significant opportunities for greenfields developments as well as obtaining existing premises.

The Orange region economy is quite diverse with some of the major industries in Orange including:

  • State and Federal Government Departments
  • Mining and services to mining
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Retail
  • Service sector
Orange City Council's development services team has also developed a map showing a range of development activity that’s emerged over the last two years.
This map pulls together a string of decisions that have been made, in terms of development, and shows where the developments are happening.
The map shows developments over the past two years such as land rezoning, proposed rezoning, where new roads are being built as well as proposed development such as the North Orange Shopping Centre expansion.
The map is on display on the in the Civic Centre foyer and the following link ' What's happening in Orange '.