Local Laws


The Dogs Local Law serves to:

  • Make provisions about the impounding of dogs, to control the number, the manner of keeping those dogs and to prescribe areas on which dogs are prohibited and as dog exercise areas;
  • Extend the controls over dogs which exist under the Dog Act 1976.

Public Places and Local Government Property

The object of this local law is to regulate the care, control and management of property of and under the care, control and management of the Shire including thoroughfares.

Standing Orders

The Standing Orders Local Law serves to provide for the orderly conduct of meetings of the council and committees, the manner of making an effective petition to the local government and for the safe custody and use of the common seal;

The effect of these Standing Orders is that all council and committee meetings, the manner of making a petition to the local government, and the use of the common seal, are to be governed by the Standing Orders unless otherwise provided in the Act or Regulations.