Contaminated Land

This Fact Sheet outlines how contaminated land is managed in NSW. It identifies the authorities involved in the regulation of contaminated land, and details the types of orders these authorities can make and the penalties for not complying with these orders. It discusses how the remediation of contaminated land is regulated, and how contaminated land offences are enforced.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are concerned about contaminated land near a home or business, people who have been issued an order relating to contaminated land, and people wishing to report or enforce contaminated land offences.

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Air, Water and Noise Pollution, Waste Management.

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