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 Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs 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 ...
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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. This service allows business and community groups to access up-to-date information in a user-friendly online format. Links to permits and licence information: Caravan parks and camping grounds Commercial swimming pools Entertainment venues Entertainment events Environmentally relevant activities Food premises   Person ...
We are proud of our central business district precincts and open space areas, and are 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 performance undertaken by a person to entertain the public,&nbs ...
Council is responsible for the impounding of any vehicles that are unregistered or abandoned on Council controlled areas or roads. Claim an impounded vehicle To check if your vehicle has been impounded follow these steps: Check the impoundment register (select 'Impounded vehicles'). If your vehicle is in the register continue to the next step. If your vehicle is not in the register, contact the police. Contact Council on 131 872 to reclaim your vehicle. Identification will be ...
An advertising device (a sign) means a structure or device, which is visible from a road or other public place, which conveys information or directions of any kind. Subordinate Local Law 1.4 (Installation of Advertising Devices) 2011 regulates the installation of advertising devices to ensure the safety of pedestrians and vehicular traffic.   When you need an approval An approval/application is required when the prescribed criteria AND the general conditions cannot be met OR if ...
A real estate sign is a temporary, non-illuminated advertising device which promotes the sale, auction, lease or letting of premises. Real estate signs encompasses both the ‘for sale signs’ and ‘directional signs’ which agents display on a private property. An application for the installation of real estate signs and real estate directional signs is required to be submitted before a 12 month approval will be issued.    How to apply for an approval Use ...
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