Council Notices

Council Notices

Bushfire recovery support is available now

October 14, 2019

A wide range of support services are available in response to the recent bushfire disaster in the Richmond Valley. The NSW Office of Emergency Management coordinates the various government departments and agencies responsible for emergency and disaster response. Go to our main resources page here...

Public Notice – Classification of Public Land

August 10, 2020

In accordance with the requirements of Section 34 of the Local Government Act 1993, public notice of a proposed resolution to classify the following land as ‘operational land’ is hereby given: Land to be classified: Lot 2 Section 5 DP 758869 being 3 Lyons Street...

New land valuations for the Richmond Valley

April 23, 2020

The NSW Valuer-General will soon be releasing a Notice of Valuation to Richmond Valley landowners informing them of the current value of their unimproved land. The Valuer-General is responsible for overseeing the valuation of land in NSW, and revaluations on land are conducted every three...

Library introduces reserve and collect service

April 7, 2020

Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library members can now reserve and collect items via the Library’s website, phoning the Library, or using the new Library app. The Library has extended the loan period to 42 days and the limit to 30 items per person. Anyone who is...

Local government elections postponed for 12 months

April 3, 2020

To provide certainty to councils, communities and potential candidates, the NSW Government has made the decision to postpone the September local government elections in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. The decision to postpone the elections is necessary to ensure the health and safety of...

Richmond Valley water restrictions lifted

February 14, 2020

FOLLOWING widespread rainfall across the Northern Rivers in recent days, water restrictions have now been lifted in the Richmond Valley local government area. Level three restrictions were introduced in September for Casino town water users, with Rous County Council raising its restrictions for the Mid...

Bushfire recovery support is available now

October 14, 2019

A wide range of support services are available in response to the recent bushfire disaster in the Richmond Valley. The NSW Office of Emergency Management coordinates the various government departments and agencies responsible for emergency and disaster response. Go to our main resources page here...

New weighbridge at Evans Head Waste Transfer Station

May 23, 2019

Richmond Valley Council constructed a weighbridge at the Evans Head Waste Transfer Station throughout May and June. The weighbridge will allow waste disposal charges to be calculated based on an accurate weight reading of the waste offloaded at the site, instead of an estimate based...

Temporary closure of Bora Ridge Transfer Station

May 2, 2019

In mid-August Council will commence capping the Bora Ridge landfill in line with a capping plan approved by the NSW Environment Protection Authority. The capping involves covering the landfill in a water-tight cap to seal the landfill from rain in an environmentally acceptable manner. As...

Roadworks and Road Closures

January 31, 2019

All road closures for Richmond Valley Council and other Northern Rivers councils are compiled on MyRoadinfo Regional Road Information - a centralised information service. MyRoadInfo is the easy way to use maps to plan your route around roadworks and hazards. To get the most up-to-date...

Storm and Bushfire Season

July 31, 2018

Are you prepared for storms and bushfires this season? Stormsafe Storms can happen anywhere and at any time of the year. Are you stormsafe ready? There are a number of small and simple things you can do to prepare for this coming season. These include:...

Business Parking in Casino’s CBD

June 20, 2018

Business owners in the CBD are encouraged to remind employees they should use on-site staff car parking where available and not use time-restricted street car spaces. Inappropriate use of street car parking can disadvantage both customers and the public in general. The co-operation of business owners...

Casino Visitor Information Centre

May 4, 2018

Residents, visitors and tourist operators are welcome to Richmond Valley tourism information, available seven days a week - 9am to 4pm Mon to Fri, and 9am to 1pm Sat and Sun, from the Casino Visitor Information Centre, now located at the refurbished Casino Drill Hall...

Disabled Parking in Casino CBD

May 3, 2018

Disabled parking bays in the Casino CBD are located at the following points: One in Graham Place, outside the Casino Library Three in Aldi Supermarket’s car park Four in Casino Plaza Shopping Centre car park Four in Casino RSM Shopping Centre Two in Walker Street (in front of Crazy Clark's) One in Barker Street...

Financial Hardship Policy

May 2, 2018

Council has adopted a financial hardship policy to provide financial assistance to those ratepayers who are suffering genuine financial hardship with the payment of rates and/or charges. Options available to Council are as follows: Interest not being charged on arrears for a set period of time....

Evans Head alcohol-free areas

May 2, 2018

Residents and visitors to Evans Head are reminded that some areas within the township are either alcohol-free zones or alcohol-prohibited areas during certain hours. Please be advised the following streets are alcohol-free zones during all hours on all days of the week: Park Street from Oak...

Fire Control

May 1, 2018

Residents are reminded of their responsibility to obtain a permit from the Officer in Charge prior to the lighting of fires of any type (except constructed wood or gas barbecues) during the period 1 September to 31 March of each year, unless otherwise varied, from...

Garbage Depots – Hours of Operation

April 30, 2018

Council wishes to advise the hours of operation of garbage depots are as follows: Nammoona Waste and Resource Recovery Facility (Casino) Monday to Sunday 8.30am to 4.30pm Coraki-Bora Ridge Transfer Station Saturday 9am to 2pm Evans Head Transfer Station Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday...

Gopher & Motor Scooter Use on Footpaths

April 29, 2018

Richmond Valley Council wishes to remind all residents that gophers and/or motor scooters are allowed for use on footpaths, however, for all footpath users' convenience and safety, the following rules should be observed: gophers must travel at a maximum 10km per hour only and should...

Noise Restriction Hours

April 28, 2018

Council would like to remind residents of time restrictions relating to residential areas and uses. Items such as power tools and equipment, chain saws, lawn mowers, heat pumps, swimming pool or spa pumps, should not be used if they can be heard in the adjoining...

Next Council Meetings, Dates & Times

April 28, 2018

Be involved in shaping the Richmond Valley by attending Council meetings. Business papers for all meetings are available from the Council Meetings page of this website.

Street Stalls and other Fundraising Activities

April 25, 2018

Applications are invited from organisations wishing to hold street stalls in Casino, Coraki, Evans Head, Woodburn and Broadwater. Applications should be submitted in writing with a copy of your current Certificate of Currency for Public Liability Insurance to Council as soon as possible. Further details...

Swimming Pool Compliance

April 20, 2018

Council wishes to remind all swimming pool owners of their responsibilities under the Swimming Pool Act 1992. Any body of water which is greater than 300mm in depth used for human aquatic purposes is considered a swimming pool. Many of the temporary inflatable swimming pools currently...

Vandalism

April 19, 2018

Richmond Valley Council is experiencing vandalism and breaking and entering to the buildings and properties under its control. The cost to the community for equipment replacement, cleaning and repairs has risen dramatically in recent years. The community can assist Council in preventing these crimes by...

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