Local Law No. 2 - Environmental

Local Law No. 2(PDF, 3MB)

This Local Law addresses activities affecting the amenity of the municipality, including footpaths, municipal buildings, reserves, swimming pools and consumption of alcohol in public places. It covers:

  • Fire hazards
  • Dangerous land
  • Nature strips
  • Unsightly land
  • Drainage
  • Chimneys
  • Fires in the open air
  • Burning of offensive materials
  • Recreational vehicle
  • Advertising, bill posting and junk mail
  • Noise in a public place
  • Audible intruder alarms
  • Audible bird scaring devices gas guns, electronic bird scarers and similar devices
  • Camping
  • Camping on roads and Council land
  • Circuses and carnivals
  • Keeping animals
  • Animal housing
  • Animal excrement
  • Poultry
  • Keeping of beehives
  • Wasp nest removal
  • Removing or interfering with refuse or recyclable material
  • Domestic waste
  • Hard garbage and green organics collection
  • Damage to or loss of a mobile garbage, recyclable bin or green waste bin
  • Trade waste and bulk waste containers
  • Transportation of waste
  • Use of transfer station
  • Depositing of waste recyclables and green waste at transfer stations
  • Dumping of ice chests, trunks or similar containers
  • Removal of material from transfer stations
  • Comply with signs
  • Public places where alcoholic beverages may not be consumed
  • Consumption and possession of alcohol on public reserves
  • Exemptions
  • Behaviour in municipal places
  • Prohibited behaviour
  • Behaviour in municipal buildings
  • Municipal swimming pools
  • Lost and found articles
  • Activities prohibited in reserves
  • Activities which may not be permitted
  • Applying for a permit
  • Fees
  • Issue of permits
  • Duration of permits
  • Conditional permits
  • Cancellation of a permit
  • Correction of permits
  • Registers
  • Service authorities
  • Exemptions
  • False representation or omission in application
  • Offences
  • Delegation
  • Power of Authorised Officers to direct Notice to Comply
  • Time to comply
  • Failure to comply with a Notice to Comply
  • Power of Authorised Officer to act in urgent circumstances
  • Power of Authorised Officer to impound
  • Infringement Notices
  • Payment of penalty
  • Liability for Loss