A collection of information particularly for home and property owners.
Building applications are required for all new building work. Also includes information on minor buildings and development permits
Reach agreement prior to constructing any dividing fence. Fences higher than two metres require Council permits
Residents must not divert the natural run-off of stormwater. The downstream owner must accept natural run-off but may install a properly designed drainage system to reduce the effect on their property.
Council is making it easier to build a driveway. There are a series of standard conditions which apply to constructing a driveway
Prohibited fires, lighting open fires, barbecues and additional requirements.
Footpaths are in place to promote pedestrian movement in a safe manner along roadsides and residents must not obstruct in a manner that creates a nuisance or safety issues.
Prominently displayed house numbers are essential to assist in the efficient delivery of mail and other services and aid the speedy location of an address in the event of an emergency.
The free online Living Smart Homes program shows you how to reduce your household's greenhouse gas emissions.
Council's mosquito management program involves aerial treatments of saltmarsh and surrounding freshwater areas via a helicopter.
Noise restrictions and a list of responsible regulating authorities.
It is the responsibility of owners of vacant land to keep their properties free of long grass and weeds, which could harbour vermin.
How to make a payment. Choose the service you would like to pay eg. rates, licence, animal renewals, park bookings, hall hire, debtors, infringement notices.
The majority of streetlight and / or pole maintenance on road reserves and along paths through and around a park is the responsibility of Energex.
Residents should take precautions against possible infestation of termites in their homes, whether they be weatherboard or brick.
What is graffiti, how can we prevent it and what is the best way to remove graffiti. Graffiti removal packs are available to all residents free of charge and can be obtained from Council's customer service centres.
Council operates 12 resource recovery and waste management facilites in the region, offering a range of waste and recycling services.