Golden Plains Shire has one local law which, as the name implies, is a law enforced throughout the municipality. Other municipalities have their own local laws.
ABOUT LOCAL LAWS
Council's local law covers a broad range of issues and activities including:
- Unsightly land
- Shipping containers
- Dilapidated buildings
- Camping - for information relating to camping on private land click here. - Application for permit
- Keeping of more than 2 dogs or 2 cats (Excess animal permit) - Application for permit
- Keeping of animals on private property - Application for permit
- Road Occupation for Works (Hoarding) - Application for permit
- Burning of offensive materials
- Motorbikes and Motorised Vehicles on Private Property - Application for Permit
- General activities on roads - Application for permit
- Signs on road reserves
- Roadside displays (A-frame business signs, items for sale)
- Outdoor eating facilities
- Roadside Trading
- Trees on road reserves
- Droving of livestock
- Grazing of livestock on roads - Application for permit
- Skip Bins - Application for permit
Local Law No. 1 – Council Meeting Procedures & Common Seal (Repealed August 2020)
Local Law No. 1 ‘Council Meeting Procedures & Common Seal’ was repealed by Council Resolution in August 2020.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.
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.