Pests in public places

Last updated on 18 October 2021

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.