Important Information

If you have trouble downloading or opening any of the below documents or external links, please contact the Health & Building Administration Officer on 9285 5000.

A Guide to the Construction of Food Businesses

For information on how to set up a food business, please click the above link.

Takeaway coffee

Air Pollution (Wood Smoke)

For information on wood heaters and winter haze, please click the above link.

Ants (Coastal Brown)

For information on coastal brown ants, please click the above link.

Coastal brown or big-headed ants

Asbestos

For information on asbestos removal and asbestos cement building products, please click the above link.

Asbestos

Bees

This section provides information on avoiding trouble with bees and the Town of Cottesloe's Local Laws for keeping bees.

If a bee hive is located on private property it is the householder's responsibility. Residents may phone apiarist, Mr Harold Coombes, on 9337 6339 for assistance or contact an apiarist listed in the Yellow Pages under 'Beekeepers'.

Bees

Child Health Services and Immunisations

Residents are able to access a range of child health services provided by the  Peppermint Grove Child Health Centre located at The Grove Precinct. For further information, please click the above link.

To access the Department of Health immunisation information page, please click here.

Child Health Services and Immunisations

European Wasps

For information on European Wasps and details on why they the European Wasp is a pest, please click the above link.

European Wasps

Food Safety

The number of visitors to Cottesloe is increasing each year hence the safety of food remains a high priority for Environmental Health Services.  Changing lifestyles and the demand for ready prepared food also continues to grow and is evident in the number of gourmet style take away food premises in Cottesloe.

This section provides information on food safety fundamentals and a guide to the construction of a food premises, please click the above link.

Food Safety

Head Lice

For information on the treatment and prevention of head lice, please click the above link.

Mosquitoes

For information on mosquitoes in your backyard, Ross River Virus and Barmah Forest Virus in WA, please click the above link.

Mosquitoes

Noise

Neighbourhood noise is growing problem. This sections is designed to assist residents with their enquiries about unreasonable noise and what can be done. For further information, please click the above link.

Noise Pollution

Poultry

For guidelines on keeping poultry in residential areas, please click the above link.

Poultry

Rodents

For facts on rats and to download the Bromakil Information booklet, please click the above link.

Rodents

Swimming Pools and Aquatic Facilities

For information on water quality issues, please visit the public health website by clicking the above link.

Swimming Pools

Greywater Reuse and Drinking Water

This section provides links to the Department of Health WA's website for information on topics such as Greywater Systems, Rainwater Tanks, Borewater and Drinking Water.

Greywater