General Information

Legislation


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.

Asbestos


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.

Backyard Chickens


Not only are chickens great pets but there are plenty of great things about keeping chooks in your backyard.