Environment and wellbeing
Kiama has a diverse and precious environment located on the South Coast of New South Wales. Maintaining the quality of this environment is vital to the on going preservation of these beautiful environs. The health of the environment also includes residents and visitors to the Kiama Local Government Area.
- A-Z of Waste is a very comprehensive guide on how and where to gid rid of waste materials.
- Development Assessment was formerly known as Building and Development. Much of its advice may be accessed online: application forms, development consents, development control plans, local environmental plans.
- Dog and Cat Registration explains the process and provides further information about caring for your animals in the local environment.
- Environmental Protection includes the main environmental issues in the Kiama Municipality and outlines recent projects and/or policies to address these issues.
- Food Premises require regular inspection by Council's Environmental Health Officer so as to lessen the threat of food-borne illnesses.
- Physical Activity is encouraged through a number of programs.
- Public Health activities promote safe practices and ensure compliance with the relevant health standards and legislation through regular inspection programs.
- Ranger Services administers the coordination, implementation and monitoring of regulatory activities in relation to animal management, parking, environmental protection, community nuisances, Council policies and community education on companion animal management.
- Road Safety is an ongoing concern of Kiama Municipal Council and Roads and Traffic Authority NSW. Kiama Council's Road Safety Officer has compiled a local road safety report.
- State of the Environment reports are prepared annually as a statutory requirement. The reports detail the condition of, and pressures on, the local environment and outlines the current and potential future responses to the identified issues.
- Sustainable Communities can be maintained by the effective integration of economic, social and environmental considerations in decision-making processes.
- Waste and Recycling involves the regular collection of refuse from urban and rural areas, and safe disposal or recycling.
Last updated: Friday 1 March, 2013