Environmental health & licensing

Public health and safety is a priority for the Waimakariri District Council.

The Council's Environmental Health Officers regularly inspect shops and eateries throughout the district, assessing the standards of premises, food handling and storage practices, cleanliness and staff training.

The Council's Environmental Services Unit aims to:
  • protect public health and safety
  • promote and protect the natural and physical environment
  • protect the public from nuisance.