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Waste, drainage and environment

Find policies, plans and strategies about how Council manages waste, drains and the environment.

Policy

Title Summary
Onsite Stormwater Detention Policy This policy details the safeguards enforced by Council to ensure that stormwater runoff generated by new developments does not adversely impact downstream properties for all storm events up to and including the 100-year ARI event.
Rethink Your Waste! The City of Casey is challenging the city's community and our residents to 'Rethink your Waste!' by rethinking our approach to waste, we can create financial, environmental and community benefits for the City of Casey.
Rural Drainage Policy This policy establishes Council's principles and responsibilities for managing rural stormwater drainage.

Strategy

Title Summary
City of Casey Tree Guide Tree landscapes are highly valued by the City of Casey. There are an estimated 250,000 trees growing in streets, parklands and several hundred thousand on private land across the municipality and Casey is committed to the preservation and expansion of its urban forest, which includes the City’s streets and reserves and those trees on private land.
Electric Line Clearance Management Plan 2018/19 The Electric Line Clearance Management Plan demonstrates the City of Casey’s compliance with Energy Safe Victoria’s requirement for the safe management of vegetation near public powerlines
Emissions Management Plan 2018-22
Sustainability Plan Guidance to a sustainable future.
Waste Management Strategy The purpose of this strategy is to position Casey in the best place possible to optimise opportunities such as grants, and contract alignment to maximize the benefits of advancements in technology.

Since the last strategy, significant new contracts for waste services have been established for kerbside waste collection and are currently performing well.

During the next six years, this strategy will provide a context for the extension or granting of new contracts to ensure Casey is adopting best practice approaches. New contracts provide an opportunity to negotiate new service offerings, which enable Casey to contribute to the broader state-wide recovery objectives.

This strategy will be implemented in three stages. At each stage, an interim report will be created outlining progress including outcomes of investigations and recommendations.