Local Government officers are required to deal with a broad range of issues affecting their local communities. The Local Government tools and resources page is in response to requests from Council officers for information and guidance on various environmental management and pollution issues.
will be continually added to this page. Contact us with any feedback or suggestions, on the details below.
Burn Brighter This Winter Resources
Publications and useful resources for Contaminated Sites.
Noise Management Procedures Manual
Guidelines for Assessing Noise Nuisance
Managing Trail Bike Noise on Private Land
Noise Limit Guidelines
Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners
Noise Complaints Fact Sheet (PDF 353Kb)
Report Rubbish Postcard
The EPA provides a printable Report Rubbish Postcard to promote the Report Rubbish web application.
Resolving environmental complaints
Resolving Environmental Complaints - Use of Powers under EMPCA (PDF 250Kb)
EPA response to pollution events
The EPA Pollution Response Policy outlines the EPA’s role and responsibilities for managing responses to pollution events:
EPA Pollution Response Policy (PDF 259Kb)
Level 1 activities
Information and resources to assist in the assessment of
Level 1 activities.
The Standard Conditions and Definitions document provides information about some of the standard conditions used by the EPA in drafting Permits and EPNs. The conditions included are considered applicable to a wide range of environmental Activities and considered appropriate for Level 1 Activities as defined in EMPCA.
Workshops, seminars and training
resources for joint EPA and Local Government workshops, seminars and training sessions.