A plan is in place to guide upgrades to the Flynns Beach precinct in future years.
Further seawall upgrades, better pedestrian access, park improvements including new landscaping, barbecues and shelters, a new clubhouse and a playground are among the projects in the Flynns Beach Master Plan.
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council received 32 pieces of feedback when the draft document went on exhibition.
The feedback touched on topics from the playground to the clubhouse redevelopment, parking and road access.
Deputy mayor Lisa Intemann said the works in the master plan would be many years in the making.
She said it would provide a real upgrade for a superb beach, making the most of the constrained site.
David Wrigley's submission to the master plan said it all looked absolutely fantastic, while a submission from Denise Herd said the master plan appeared to be well-considered.
Elizabeth Casey's submission called for an inclusion to show proposed lighting of the area and a submission from Cadence Ward did not support the new playground.
A submission from Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club's Rick Rolff stressed that any proposed redevelopment of the surf club building would need to be done in close consultation with the club.
Mr Rolff's submission noted while the current concept was in line with the Surf Club Master Plan done some years ago, any work to advance the design would need close consultation with the club to ensure its primary function was suitable to support the club and council's surf lifesaving functions.
A council report said the council recognised Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club as a key stakeholder in development and delivery of the master plan.
"Council will support the club with plans for redevelopment of the surf club building, when deemed appropriate, to ensure that this critical community service is supported with appropriate infrastructure to service a growing regional city and tourism destination," the report said.
The council estimates the total cost of the master plan's implementation is $20 million.
The council report said staff recognised the master plan delivery would require significant investment.
"However, the master plan is a long-term vision for this highly valued public space and staff estimate that its implementation could take 15 years for some elements, such as the construction of a new surf club facility," the report said.
Council staff started a community engagement process in early 2018 to feed into the master plan.
The council adopted the plan with minor amendments.
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