Council's environmental compliance function involves investigating and resolving breaches of legislation, ensuring public safety and reducing environmental harm.
The key activities for this function are:
• Investigation and resolution of unauthorised activities and compliance issues related to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Local Government Act 1993, Impounding Act 1993, Roads Act 1993 and Swimming Pools Act 1992;
• Issuing Notices, Orders and Fines where appropriate;
• Co-ordination of legal action where appropriate.