Environmental issues

Water quality

Stormwater management service charge implementation monitoring

(covering financial years 2006-07 to 2008-09)

The Local Government Act 1993 was amended in 2005 to allow councils the option to levy a stormwater management service charge for improved stormwater management. This change was made in recognition of councils’ key role in stormwater management and their need for a sustainable funding source to support their stormwater services.

The Office of Environment and Heritage, with assistance from the Division of Local Government, has undertaken a desktop monitoring project to check on the implementation of the stormwater management service charge. This project report presents the findings from this monitoring project.

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Page last updated: 10 June 2011