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

How we are managing Ku-ring-gai's bushland and wildlife into the future.
Fire truck in Ku-ring-gai

Bushfire plans and policies

Read what measures have been put in place to ensure the community’s safety during a bushfire.
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Waterways plans and policies

Find out how we are protecting and improving our precious urban waterways.
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Household water systems

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


Managing trees on your property and Council support services available.


Did you know that during winter, smoke from wood heaters can produce up to seven times as much particle pollution as cars?
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Sustainability and environment plans

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

Weeds and Pesticide Use

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

Biodiversity offsets

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