The Environmental Health and Local Laws unit protects and improves public health and community safety. Read our local laws. 

We inspect, monitor, educate and regulate to monitor our facilities and immediate environment and make Bendigo a great place to live. 

All local accommodation businesses and beauty, hair and skin penetration businesses are inspected and registered to ensure public health and safety. 

We can help you to negotiate unreasonable noise in your neighbourhood and issue permits for the septic tank and waste water systems. We maintain our air quality by educating and monitoring the effects of residential heating and smoke from wood heaters. 



To view alerts in the area, go to Goulburn Murray Water website: Blue-green algae warnings and public alerts.

Mosquitoes can breed in very small amounts of water. To help manage mosquito numbers on your property, we encourage you to check your properties and remove potential sources of stagnant water such as septic tanks, ponds and pools, pot plants, water tanks and even roof gutters.

Find out more

To apply to register your water carting activities in accordance with the Food Act 1984, go to Streatrader.

Water carting may also require permits and registrations with Coliban Water.

Contact us

For more information about environmental health please contact our office on 1300 002 642 or [email protected]

What happens when a customer lodges a nuisance complaint with our office? Here's a guide to a nuisance investigation procedure.

We welcome your feedback.

Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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