Council Notices

Financial Hardship Policy

2 May 2018 Read More >

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

2 May 2018 Read More >

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

1 May 2018 Read More >

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...

Gopher & Motor Scooter Use on Footpaths

29 April 2018 Read More >

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

28 April 2018 Read More >

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...

Swimming Pool Compliance

20 April 2018 Read More >

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

19 April 2018 Read More >

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...