Policy addressing sand drift complaints
THE City of Wanneroo has received 129 customer enquiries about sand drift and issued three infringements since introducing a policy on the issue last December.
The policy responded to residents’ concerns about sand blowing from development sites on to neighbouring properties, streets and public facilities.
City acting planning and sustainability director Maria Cooke said the number of sand drift and dust complaints had increased in recent years.
“Most of these complaints are attributed to large developments where bulk earthworks have been undertaken, exposing sand and dust which causes a nuisance,” Ms Cooke said.
To report sand drift issues, call 9405 5000 or 1300 138 393 after hours.