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Environmental health FAQs

I have a noise complaint. Who can help me?

You will need to fill in a compliance services customer request form, to download a customer service request form please click here. Alternatively forms are available from our customer service centre located at the City of Fremantle, Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle. You can also put your complaint in writing, either by email compliance@fremantle.wa.gov.au, or by mail to Development Compliance, City of Fremantle, PO Box 807, Fremantle.

When can I burn backyard rubbish?

You cannot burn off backyard rubbish in the City of Fremantle due to the smoke nuisance and fire danger - if you are caught burning off rubbish you may be fined. The City of Fremantle does not have a tip or tip passes. The City of Cockburn tip located on Rockingham Rd, Henderson, is available for your use. Fees apply. Contact the City of Cockburn on 08 9411 3444.

How do I get rid of rats?

The City of Fremantle sells rodent bait and ant poison. This is available for sale at our customer service centre located at the City of Fremantle, Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle.

I want to open a food business in Fremantle. How do I do this?

Each food business must apply and register with the City of Fremantle, to find out more about the requirements to open a food business Fremantle, you may contact the environmental health services team on 08 9432 9856 or email health@fremantle.wa.gov.au, or you can click here to be redirected to our food section of the website where you can locate food business construction guidelines, general information and an applicaiton to regsiter a food business.

What can I do about bees?

If you have a bees/wasp nest on your own property, contact a pest control company in your area. If the bees/wasps nest is on City of Fremantle property (e.g. a tree on a verge), contact our city works team on 08 9432 9628 to have it removed.


Contact us

Environmental health services
City of Fremantle
Town Hall Centre
8 William Street
Fremantle
T 08 9432 9999
F 08 9430 4634
E health@fremantle.wa.gov.au


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