Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Picture of a salad bar

 Environmental Health

The City’s Health Department is responsible for ensuring the overall public health of the City and for:

  • The inspection of food premises, stables, hairdressers and skin penetration premises, lodging houses, caravan park premises and public buildings
  • Carrying out food sampling
  • Survey and following up communicable and infectious disease notifications
  • Immunisation clinics
  • Monitor dwellings unfit for human habitation and issuing upgrading notices
  • Carrying out water sampling of public and semi-public swimming pools (not private)
  • Investigating noise, nuisance and vermin complaints

Legislation and Local Laws


The City's Health Section is responsible for administering certain legislation and local laws. The main laws relating to Environmental Health are:

  • Health Act 1911
  • Food Act 2008
  • Food Regulations 2009
  • Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
  • City of Belmont Health Local Laws 2002
  • City of Belmont Health (Stables Premises) Local Laws 1999
  • City of Belmont Dust and Liquid Waste Local Laws 2007
  • Environmental Protection Act 1986
  • Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997
Link to: Local Laws
Link to: State Law Publisher
Link to: Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code