The Local Government Act 1999 allows Council to establish By-laws for the good rule and government of the area, and for the convenience, comfort and safety of its community.

Council undertook and completed a review of its suite of By-laws in 2018 as they were due to expire on the 1 January 2019. 

The following By-laws were adopted at the meeting of Council on Monday 18 June 2018 and were published in the Government Gazette on Thursday 5 July 2018.  These By-laws commenced operation on Tuesday 6 November 2018, in accordance with section 249(5) of the Local Government Act 1999, being four months after the day on which the By-Laws were published in the Government Gazette. 

  1. Permits and Penalties By-law No. 1 of 2018;
  2. Moveable Signs By-law No. 2 of 2018;
  3. Roads By-law No. 3 of 2018;
  4. Local Government Land By-law No. 4 of 2018; and
  5. Dogs By-law No. 5 of 2018

Related documents

2.63.6 Community Advertising Policy
9.63.23 Fundraising activity on Local Government Land and Roads Policy

Designated Camping areas for Accredited Self Contained Recreational Vehicles
Designated area where a horse may be ridden without a permit
Designated areas where golf is not be played or practiced
Designated area where alcohol may not be consumed without a permit
Designated areas where dogs must be on a leash and prohibited areas

Permit Application

Some activities will require a permit to be issued by Council - please complete form 2-9-T4 By Law Permit Application and forward to Council for approval by post or email - contact details are provided on the form. 


A By-law is legally enforceable and is required to be reviewed by Council every seven years.  

All enquires in relation to Council's By-laws and/or activities requiring a permit, please contact the Council Administration Office on 8621 2300 or email us at