Browse some rules and regulations on animals, noise, smoking, swimming pools, roads and traffic, business and more.

Dogs playing in one of Ku-ring-gai's off-leash parks

Animals and pets

Register your pet, report a dangerous or barking dog and find out why dogs and cats are banned in bushland.
Man swimming in a pool

Swimming pools

Your backyard swimming pool must be surrounded by an appropriate child-resistant barrier.
Volume control


Loud music, pool pumps and air conditioners are some examples of noise that can disturb you or your neighbours. Here's how to address a noise problem.
No smoking sign

Smoke-free Ku-ring-gai

Our smoke-free environment policy aims for a cleaner, healthier and happier community.
Streets, roads and parking

Streets, roads & parking

Find out about roadworks, pay parking fines, report a faulty street light, learn about road safety and more.
Local fruit shop owner in Ku-ring-gai

Business regulation

Essential info for business owners, from opening new premises to food shop regulations.
Sportsfield in Ku-ring-gai

Community Land Plans of Management

View plans for the management of our parks, sportsgrounds, halls, bushland reserves and community facilities.


Planning for hazards such as storms, floods and bushfires is essential. Here's what we're doing to prepare for an emergency.
Stone steps in Ku-ring-gai


From swimming pools to dog registration, local councils deal with lots of different laws and regulations. Learn about some of them here.
council land register

Council Land Register

A listing of public land, both community and operational, which is owned or under the care, control and management of Council, including land under lease.