Federation Council regularly responds to complaints about pollution incidences, environmental nuisances, animal management and public health issues arising from residential, commercial or industrial properties.
Shopping trolleys which are not returned to their owner are considered litter.
If you are thinking about renovating, you must be aware of asbestos. Inhaling asbestos fibres which are released into the air when asbestos products are incorrectly handled, stored or transported, is hazardous.
Federation Council shares responsibility for enforcing noise control legislation with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), NSW Police, NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) and Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR).
Council often receives enquiries in relation to fences and overhanging trees. This page provides further information and resources to consider.
Council often receives customer requests in relation to overgrown properties during periods of increased rainfall and sunshine which encourages rapid growth of vegetation. Overgrown properties can be unsafe or unhealthy and may harbour rats and mice.
Most complaints Council receives are about barking dogs and roaming dogs and cats.
Council receives enquiries in relation to pollution and illegal dumping reports. Further information is provided on this page.
Residents should first contact NSW Rural Fire Service for any permits or advice before burning.Burning anything other than vegetation could release airborne pollutants into the environment and is an offence under the Protection of the Environmental Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2002.
Council officers investigate and take action on stormwater drainage complaints where it relates to the flow of surface water from one property across the common land boundary onto another property
A central customer service system is used to lodge requests and report issues identified by residents.