Business & local laws

View our local and subordinate local laws. View the Local Government Toolbox and find out about legislation changes, permits and licence information. Also find details on busking and activities on Council controlled road or land.

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Local laws and subordinate local laws applicable to our region are available on the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning local laws database.   Register of local laws & subordinate local laws (section 31 Local Government Act 2009): + - Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011 Click to collapse Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011 Purpose The purpose of this local law is to provide a legal and procedural framework for the ad ...
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The Local Government Toolbox provides information on legislation changes, Council documentation and business problems that may have been solved by someone else. Business and community groups can access up-to-date information in a user-friendly online format. ...
Council is proud of its central business district precincts and open space areas, and is keen for residents and visitors alike to avail themselves of a relaxed shopping/dining/town visit experience within a safe and harmonious environment. Under Subordinate Local Law No.4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2011, busking is permitted, subject to public safety/enjoyment requirements. Busking is a musical or theatrical performance undertaken by a person to entertai ...
Real estate signs A real estate sign is a temporary advertisement to facilitate the sale, auction, leasing or letting of properties. Conditions for the use of real estate signs Must be a temporary advertisement displayed on the site to which such advertisement relates. Must be removed within 14 days of the property being sold, leased or let. Must have a maximum area of 2.4m² for a residential property and 3.0m² for a commercial or industrial property. Must be limited ...
This guide has been designed to provide event organisers with an overview of what approvals or bookings an event may require from Council. It will assist you in meeting the requirements and completing the applications within our local laws1. Events include, but are not limited to: concerts festivals markets public place activities community events organised one-off sporting events. There are many important considerations when planning an event. Some event planning considerations that ...
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