Council services and support
  • Last updated:
  • 31 Aug 2021

Council provides a range of services and community facilities to residents of the Sunshine Coast.

Ranging from roads, waste collection, transport services and support programs to public libraries and art galleries, community recreation facilities and parks, citizenship ceremonies, public events, beaches and pet friendly parks.

Waste and recycling

Council provides waste and recycling services for your home. Find out when your rubbish and recycle bins are collected and how to recycle your waste.

Waste and recycling factsheet

Animals and pets

Council administers Local Law 2 (Animal Management), which governs keeping animals and pets.

Learn about responsible pet ownership, how to register your pet dog or cat and where to find dog parks and off-leash areas

Animals and pets factsheet


Find out how we care for our region’s environment or get involved in a range of conservation programs.

Environment factsheet


Council funds many services and facilities through rates payments. If you are a home owner you will need to pay rates twice a year. If you rent your home you do not have to pay rates. 

Rates factsheet

Free Wi-Fi

Council has free Wi-Fi services for the community from 145 access points at various locations across the region.

Contacting council

There are many ways for you to contact council, including phone and online. You can follow us on social media or subscribe to our weekly news email

Contacting council factsheet