Local laws and subordinate laws

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Local laws and subordinate local laws

Local laws help govern issues within the region including parking, animal management and waste management. Under the Local Government Act 2009, Council has the authority to make and enforce local laws.

There is a type of local law called a subordinate local law which provides in more detail, the principles contained in a local law. 

You can download local laws and subordinate local laws from the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs website by searching for our Council in the Local Laws Database, or click the links below. 

Local Law No. 1 - Administration

To provide a legal and procedural framework for the administration, implementation and enforcement of the local government’s local laws, subordinate local laws and specified regulatory powers under legislation, and to provide for administrative matters.

 

Local Law No. 2 – Animal Management

To regulate and manage the keeping and control of animals in the local government's area.

 

Local Law No. 3 – Community and Environmental Management

To protect the environment and public health, safety and amenity within the local government's area.

 

Local Law No. 4 – Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads

To protect the health and safety of persons using local government controlled land, facilities, infrastructure and roads; and preserve features of the natural and built environment and other aspects of the amenity of local government controlled land, facilities, infrastructure and roads.

 

Local Law No. 5 – Parking

To compliment the regulated parking provisions in chapter 5, part 6 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 by providing for the exercise of local government powers authorised under that Act.

 

Local Law No. 6 – Bathing Reserves

To enhance the public safety and convenience of bathing reserves placed under the local government’s control through orderly management and regulation of activities within these reserves.

 

Local Law No. 7 – Aerodromes

To regulate the use and operation of aerodromes controlled by the local government; and provide for fees and charges for various rights; and provide for the powers and authority of persons authorised by the local government for the purposes of this local law; and provide for penalties for breaches of the local law; and provide for liability arising out of use the aerodromes.

 

Local Law No. 8 - Waste Management

To protect the public health, safety and amenity related to waste management.

 

 

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