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Local Laws

o Council is empowered under the Local Government Act 1989 to introduce Local Laws which help maintain good governance, good order and public safety.

Local Law No 1 – Meeting Procedures 2014

Local Law No 1 was largely superseded by the Governance Rules and Election Period Policy adopted by Council in 2020. The two documents provide a mechanism to facilitate the good governance of Council through its formal meeting procedures to ensure open, efficient and effective Council decisions are made in a manner which acknowledges the role of local government within the Australian system of Government.

Local Law No 2 – Community Amenity and Municipal Places

Local Law No 2 covers areas such as:

  • Public street and road usage
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Burning of offensive materials
  • Keeping of animals.

The Local Law No 2 was adopted at the 18 February 2020 Council meeting.

General Local Law No. 2 of 2019 – Community Amenity and Municipal Places

Local Law No 3 – Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

Local Law No 3 provides the mechanisms to allow for enforcement to ensure the maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.

Links

Local Law No 1 – Meeting Procedures 2014

Governance Rules and Election Period Policy 2020

General Local Law No. 2 of 2019 – Community Amenity and Municipal Places

Local Law No 3 – Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

Policy 19 – Temporary Signs, Tables & Chairs & Goods for Sale on Road Reservations

Designated Dog Areas (On and Off Leash)

Local Laws Permit Application