Covid-19 Information and Updates

As of 30th March, Council offices are closed to the general public. Although we are no longer doing face to face we can still assist you on phone, email, by post or if you drop a letter in our new post box outside the Queenstown office.

Events around Covid-19 are unfolding rapidly. Each day we will provide updates on where to access best government information around the pandemic, effects on Council services and community and information on economic support and operating local businesses. Please stay safe, practice social distancing and good hygiene.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

Information about Economic Support & Rates

Information on Local Business Operations

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Regulated Systems

The Public Health Act 1997 provides that specified regulated systems such as Cooling Towers and Warm Water systems require registration under the Act.

The purpose of the registration is to assist in tracing possible environmental sources of legionella infection. It is also to improve the maintenance and operation of cooling tower and warm water systems to minimize opportunities for legionella spread. Owners of premises containing these systems must register the premises and operate the regulated systems in accordance with the Guidelines for the Control of Legionella in Regulated Systems.

Annual registration of regulated systems and their compliance with the Guidelines are monitored by Council’s Environmental Health Officers to protect the public from outbreaks of Legionella disease.

Annual Regulated System Application form - please contact Council to obtain an application.