What do we do?
The City of Belmont is a local government authority which exists to provide facilities, services, events, spaces and plans for the future for the community to live, work and play in ways that are healthy, efficient, safe and sustainable.
Here are some examples of the City’s roles and responsibilities – and where you can find more information about these services.
Waste and recycling
Residential rubbish (approx. 20,000 weekly uplifts) and recycling (approx. 3,500 tonnes annually), green waste services (3000 bins annually), bulk waste bin services (13,000 bins annually), annual white goods and asbestos drop off days.
The City recycles annually 1,500 tonnes of concrete and 6,000 tonnes of road base.
Find out more about waste and recycling services
Family, youth and children's services
Child immunisation clinics, domestic violence support service and Belmont Youth Centre – The Base@Belmont.
Find out more about services for children and youth
Festival and community events
Free community events for the whole family including Kidz Fest, Autumn River Festival, Harmonise Cultural Festival, Carols in the Park, Let’s Celebrate Festival, and Movies in the Park.
Find out more about major events.
Library and museum services
Ruth Faulkner Library (approx. 152,250 items borrowed, approx.104,000 visitors annually); Library and Museum events and activities (approx.14,000 participants annually.)
Find out more about the library and museum
Support and services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, seniors and people living with disability.
Find out more about services for community groups
Strategic and statutory planning
Local Planning Scheme amendments and reviews, development application assessment, preparation of urban design and strategic plans.
Find out more about planning services
Community safety and crime prevention
Extensive CCTV network of 478 cameras, Community Watch 24-Hour service (approx. 4,683 calls annually), graffiti removal and security appraisals.
Find out more about crime prevention services
Infrastructure and asset management
Managing and maintaining community buildings and facilities, 231km of roads, drains and 233km footpaths.
Find out more about roads in the City
Belmont Oasis Leisure Centre, health and leisure programs, sports grants and club development.
Find out more about staying healthy and active
A wide range of businesses operate in Belmont, supported by services and resources from the City.
Find out more about operating a business in the City
Parks and recreation
Maintenance of open spaces (including 309 hectares of parks, playgrounds and gardens) and street tree planting to enhance Urban Forest Strategy.
Find out more about trees, water and our environment
Compliance, parking and traffic
Animal management, local laws, food safety, parking enforcement and traffic management.
Find out more about health and safety
Building and other safety permits, monitoring major developments and protecting local amenity.
Find out more about building services
Strategic transport and sustainability
Improving bicycle and pedestrian access, advocating for public transport improvements and TravelSmart promotion.
Find out more about getting around