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