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Council's local law covers a broad range of issues and activities including:

Local Law No. 1 – Council Meeting Procedures & Common Seal (Repealed August 2020)

Local Law No. 1 ‘Council Meeting Procedures & Common Seal’ was repealed by Council Resolution in August 2020. Council's Governance Rules replaced the Local Law.

Please see the below link to view the Governance Rules.

Governance Rules

Local Law No. 2 – General Public Amenity

The objectives of Local Law No. 2 ‘General Public Amenity’ is to provide a safe and healthy environment for residents of Golden Plains Shire. It also helps ensure residents are given an opportunity to enjoy a quality of life that enhances their well-being whilst protecting a range of public assets and values. This is achieved through a variety of clauses that regulate, prohibit, facilitate or place controls over a wide range of activities.

Please see the below links to view Local Law No.2 - General Public Amenity and associated documents.

Local Law No. 2 

Local Law No.2(6) Unsightly Land Annex Document 

Local Law No.2(25) Recyclable and Domestic Waste Annex Document


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Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - 3:20pm


Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.