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Inquiry Details

Management and disposal of waste on private lands

The Committee would inquire into the management and disposal of waste on private lands.

 

Resolution passed 30 May 2013, Minutes No 12, Item 3

 

That the Committee inquire into the management and disposal of waste on private lands.

 

In particular, the Committee will focus on:

a) The health and safety risks posed by inadequate management and disposal of waste, overgrowth and excess vegetation, pests, and odour;

b) The effectiveness of current regulatory arrangements and powers to compel clean-ups on private land and manage derelict buildings;

c) The adequacy of inspection and enforcement procedures, including relevant sanctions and powers to recover costs;

d) Possible measures to improve the management of waste on private land;

e) The extent of illegal dumping and the impact on local government authorities of requirements to remove dumped waste;

f) Any other related matter.


 Terms of Reference - Inquiry into the Management and Disposal of Waste on Private Lands

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