If you see rubbish being dumped on council property or on any reserves, contact our rangers on 08 9432 9905 or email email@example.com.
The Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004 regulate what is prohibited to be disposed of into the environment or burned.Persons in connection with a business have the responsibility to dispose of waste in the correct manner in order to protect our environment.
Persons in connection with a business found to be discharging materials such as acids, compounds of heavy metals, degreasers or detergents, paint or solvents, pesticides, sewage and oils, fats or grease can be fined up to $5 000.
Persons in connection with a business found to be burning materials which produce dark smoke may be fined up to $5 000. These materials include paint, carpet, plastic, vehicles, rubber and tyres.
If you witness a person discharging material into the environment or burning materials that produce black smoke then please contact our compliance services team here.
Dumped hazardous material
The City receives requests for removal of dumped material which could be hazardous. Suspected asbestos dumped on council property can be removed by the City on request to our waste management team on 08 9432 9612.
Drums containing an unknown liquid should be treated with concern and the City may need to employ the services of the Department of Environment and Conservation for investigation.
For all hazardous materials complaints contact our compliance services team here