Pests in public places
Pests in public places

Pests in public places

Last updated on 30 November 2022

What are pests?

Examples of common pest issues include but are not limited to:
  • ants
  • bees in verge trees, parks or public areas
  • wasps under fence capping or in playground equipment
  • termites in verge trees
  • rats and mice
  • cockroaches
  • spiders
  • pests in conservation areas - foxes, rabbits, feral cats
  • mosquitoes.

Public places

The City will investigate pests in:
  • natural areas (e.g. City managed natural bushland, wetland, riverbank and creek line areas maintained for conservation and recreation purposes)
  • clean and kept areas (e.g. City managed recreational areas such as parklands, ovals, streetscapes, accessways or footpaths)
  • Council buildings and assets.
Please note, for mosquitoes in public places click here to make a report.

Private land

Council buildings

Raise a request

  • To report pests in public places, please click on the button below.
  • An Officer will investigate and respond, if requested, within ten (10) working days.