Environment

environment

Browse our guidelines around air pollution, bushfire, water and catchments, and trees.


Bushfire smoke in Ku-ring-gai

Air pollution

Factors such as vehicle exhaust, industrial emissions and bushfire smoke contribute to poor air quality. Use our online form to report air pollution.
Creek in Ku-ring-gai

Bushland plans and policies

Read about the plans and policies that support how we manage and protect Ku-ring-gai's bushland and wildlife.
Fire truck in Ku-ring-gai

Bushfire plans and policies

Bushfire can cause damage to property and threaten lives. That’s why we’ve got plans in place to ensure the community’s safety.
Duck swimming in pond

Waterways plans and policies

We’ve put some important regulations in place to protect and help improve urban waterways.
Household water tank

Household water systems

Regulations on greywater, septic tanks and rainwater tanks help protect human and environmental health.
Blue Gum trees in Ku-ring-gai

Trees

Managing trees on your property and Council support services available.
Firewood

Woodsmoke

Did you know that during winter, smoke from wood heaters can produce up to seven times as much particle pollution as cars?
St Ives gardens

Sustainability and environment plans

Ku-ring-gai plans to support our local environment and ensure long term sustainability.
weeds and pesticide use

Weeds and Pesticide Use

Information on weeds and view Council's Pesticide Use Notification Plan.
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Biodiversity offsets

Find out more about how we are managing local vegetation and habitat to coexist with our urban environment.