The purpose of the opens in a new windowdraft Drone (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) Policy is to ensure that all legislative requirements for the use of Hunter’s Hill Council owned and/or Council–managed drone technology, which is also referred to as ‘remotely piloted aircraft’ (RPA) technology, is applied and adhered to by Council officers, as well as the management and use of data collected by the RPA.

The use of drone technology will enable Council to:

  • take aerial photographs and videos of Council-owned and/or managed assets such as outdoor recreation areas, sporting fields, and community facilities;
  • conduct aerial surveys of Council-owned and/or managed land with limited access due to terrain or geographical features; and
  • take aerial photographs and videos at Council-managed events.

To make comment on the draft policy, submissions must be received by 28 October 2020.  Please write ‘Exhibition of draft Drone (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) Policy’ in the topic line of your submission and send to: or PO Box 21, Hunters Hill, NSW 2110.

For enquiries, please contact Customer Service on (02) 9879 9400.

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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400