Local Governments have a general power to provide for
the good government of the people in their district. This means that local
governments can do things for the good government of their districts if they are
not prevented from doing so by the Local Government Act 1995 or any other
In exercising this general power, a local government
can make local laws (legislative function) and provide services and facilities
Meeting Procedures Local Law
To make provisions about the rules that
apply to the conduct of Council and committee meetings and to meetings of
Keeping of Cats
Keeping and welfare of cats, reducing
nuisance to the community, protection of native fauna.
Dogs Local Law
Control, impoundment and keeping of dogs,
issuing of kennel license, fees and penalties.
Extractive Industries Local Law - Consolidated
A local law to regulate the requirements,
conditions and fees for extractive industries licences.
Fencing Local Law 2014
Manner and materials for fences and walls,
sufficient and dangerous fences.
Health Local Laws
Protection of the community with regard to
responsibilities under the Health Act 1911.
Signs Local Law
Control and management of signs, including
size and design, licensing, removing and penalties.
Thoroughfares Local Law
Activities in thoroughfares and trading in
thoroughfares and public places.
Local Government Property Local Law- Consolidated
A local law to regulate the care, control
and management of all local government property except
Cemeteries Local Law - Consolidated
A local law to control and manage
the public cemeteries in the Shire.
Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2013
Establishment and maintenance of Bushfire Brigades, financial
commitments and membership requirements.
Parking Local Law
Establishing a parking region for the district and enforcing
parking restrictions in the region.