General Information


Waste and environment Acts and Regulations in force can be found here.

Building and Environmental Compliance

Council Officers conduct a range of enforcement activities including building compliance, environmental health and protection and food issues.


If you are renovating and are unsure whether your home contains asbestos material then check here...

Loose-fill Asbestos

Learn about the State Govt sample testing for loose-fill asbestos in (pre-1980) homes...

Grey Water Re-use

By using greywater for watering gardens and lawns, a household has the potential to save between 50,000 and 100,000 litres of drinking water a year.

Lead in the Home & Garden

Lead enters the body directly through the air we breathe and indirectly through food we eat and water we drink.

Backyard Burning

To protect public health and the environment, there are only certain situations when fires can be lit in the North Sydney Council area.

Keeping Chickens

There are lots of great reasons to keep chickens, but there are also some regulations to keep in mind.