New Residents Information


Congratulations, you now reside in one of Sydney's best local government areas.

We invite you to explore the whole website, but for your convenience we have listed the following:


Five most Frequently Asked Questions for new residents

How do I find out about garbage and bin collection?

How do I obtain a parking permit and parking for my visitors?

What do I need to know about owning a pet in North Sydney?

What schools are in the area?

What are the rates discounts for pensioners? And more information for Seniors?


Five ways to make your life easier

Find a local service in the Online Community Directory.

Subscribe to one of our electronic (email) Newsletters.

Car share and car pooling information.

Language assistance services available to residents speaking English as a second language.

Information about the Development Application (DA) process when renovating or building.


Five fun local activities

Shop at one of the vibrant local markets hosted by our Community Centres.

Visit a gallery or museum and attend Arts and Cultural events.

Take part in free sustainability workshops at the Coal Loader Sustainability Centre in Waverton.

Borrow a book from Stanton Library and attend a talk by famous and emerging authors.

Explore the many playgrounds in the North Sydney area.


Brochures are available as PDFs on this website, however if you would like to be sent brochures via post or if you have a specific question which is not listed above, contact Customer Service on 9936 8100 or email