Environmental Services

Lockhart Shire Council is committed to enhancing and protecting the environment that surrounds its various towns and villages.

With an abundance of roadsides and reserves, it is an ongoing commitment for Council to keep these areas free of noxious weeds and to preserve the natural habitat of a vast number of Australian flora and fauna. The Environmental Services Department functions include:

  • Environment & Pollution Monitoring
  • Waste Management
  • Building Regulation & Advice
  • Food Inspections
  • Dog & Stock Control
  • Public & Council Building Maintenance
  • Recycling
  • State of the Environment Reporting
  • Assist in Policy Formation Process
  • Subdivision & Development Control
  • Statutory Town Planning
  • Local Environment Plan
  • Public Relations
  • Land Management Plans

Links to the subsections of this area are in the navigation bar to the left, with information regarding planning and development under the 'Development' page of our website.

Asbestos Management

Asbestos in your home

If a home was built or renovated before 1987, products made from bonded asbestos cement that may have been used in the home include:

- Fibro sheeting (flat and corrugated) in walls and ceilin...

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Animals and Pets

Pets are a popular addition to many households throughout the Shire and there are plenty of good reasons to own pets, including the related social and health benefits as well as the companionship they provide.

Pet ownership comes with m...

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Flood Study

Voluntary Purchase Feasibility Assessment Final Report.


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Lockhart Community Forest

As Trustees of the land, Council is drafting a Plan of Management for the Lockhart Community Forest, which includes the Golf Course.

Council wishes to...

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Water & Sewerage


Water throughout the townships in the Shire is supplied and administered by Riverina Water County Council. Riverina Water's head office is in Wagga Wagga.

Problems with broken or leaking water pipes and water...

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