Property, Animals and Council Assets


Animal Registration

All dogs and cats, three months of age and over, must be registered with the City of Ballarat.

Rates and Valuations

Rates help fund services provided by Council such as street cleaning, lighting, maintenance, garbage & recycling, and community services including Maternal and Child Health & Aged Services.

Waste & Recycling

Garbage collection, landfill, transfer station information and learn about recycling in Ballarat.

Asset Protection Permits

Asset Surveillance ensures community infrastructure and the environment in road reserves and public spaces is maintained and not left damaged by construction activities.

Bus Shelters

The City of Ballarat has 180 bus shelters located throughout the CBD and urban areas of the city.


Learn everything you need to know about parking in Ballarat


Ballarat has over 500km of drains across the city. Learn about Legal Point of Discharge, flooding and what to do about blocked drains.

Roads & Footpaths

Detailed information on roads, road safety, road works and the City of Ballarat Road Management Plan and strategies.


Find out who looks after what lights. In general, Council maintains lights in car parks and malls whilst street lights are maintained by Powercor.

Street Cleaning

Councils on the job with street sweeping, bins and gutter cleaning.


Ballarat’s Storm Water Management Plan was orginally prepared in 2002 to meet the standards of the State Environmental Protection Policy 'Waters of Victoria'

Street Trees

Council is responsible for maintaining trees within your street and public parkland.