Local Laws & Policies

Local Laws

  • Standing Orders 2015

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the conduct of meetings of the Council, Committees and electors

    The effect of this local law is to provide for:

    • better decision-making at meetings;
    • the orderly and efficient conduct of meetings;
    • greater community participation and understanding of the business of the Council; and
    • more open and accountable local government.

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  • Local Government Property 2001

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of activities and facilities on local government and public property within the district

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements with which any persons using or being on local government and public property within the district, must comply.

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  • Dog Local Law 2010

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • make provisions about the impounding of dogs, to control the number of dogs that can be kept on premises and the manner of keeping those dogs and to prescribe areas in which dogs are prohibited and dog exercise areas.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • extend the controls over dogs which exist under the Dog Act 1976.

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  • Health Local Law 2011

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of day to day health matters within the district

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish various health standards and requirements which people living and working within the district must observe.

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  • Housing, Numbering and Buildings 1963

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of street numbering.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements for the orderly assignment of street numbers to each lot;

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  • Bee Keeping 2008

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of the keeping of bees

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements for the keeping of bees

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  • Removal and Disposal of Obstructing Animal and Vehicles 1963

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of the disposal of obstructing animals and vehicles.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements for the removal and disposal of these items by the City.

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  • Extractive Industries 1963

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • prohibit the carrying on of an extractive industry unless by authority of a licence issued by the local government;
    • regulate the carrying on of the extractive industry in order to minimise damage to the environment, thoroughfares and other persons health and property; and
    • provide for the restoration and reinstatement of any excavation site.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • require that any person wanting to carry on an extractive industry will need to be licensed and will need to comply with the provisions of this local law.

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  • Signs, Hoardings and Bill Postings 1981

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of signs within the district

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements with which any person seeking to erect a sign within the district, must comply and the means of enforcing those requirements.

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  • Parking and Parking Facilities 2008

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • constitute a parking region
    • enable the local government to regulate the parking of vehicles within the parking region
    • provide for the management and operation of parking facilities occupied by the local government.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • person parking a vehicle within the parking region is to comply with the provisions of this local law.

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  • Trading on Thoroughfares 2008

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of trading activities on thoroughfares within the district.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements for the approval and prevention of trading activities on thoroughfares.

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  • Keeping and Control of Animals and Nuisance 2011

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of the keeping of animals within the City.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements with which owners and occupiers of land within the district must comply in order to keep animals and provides the means of enforcing the local law.

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  • Street, Lawns and Gardens 1965

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide for the regulation, control and management of the installation of lawns and gardens on street verges.

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the requirements with which owners and occupiers of land within the district must comply in order to install and maintain lawns and gardens on street verges within the City.

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  • Pest Plants 1979

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • provide a process for requiring landowners to control and eradicate declared pest plants on their properties

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • control the spread of declared pest plants.

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  • Fencing 2016

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • prescribe a sufficient fence and the standard for the construction of fences throughout the district

    The effect of this local law is to:

    • establish the minimum requirements for fencing within the district

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  • Repeal Local law 2019 (Old Refrigerators and Cabinets)

    The purpose of this local law is to:

    • repeal an obsolete local law.

    The effect of this local law is that:

    • the obsolete local law will be revoked and abrogated

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