Local Laws

Parking Local Law 2012

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • Constitute a parking region
  • Enable the local government to regulate the parking of vehicles within the parking region
  • Provide for the management and operation of parking facilities occupied by the local government.

 The effect of this local law is to:

  • A person parking a vehicle within the parking region is to comply with the provisions of this local law.

View the Parking Local Law 2012.

Local Government and Public Property Local Law 2014

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • Regulate the care, control and management of all property of the local government except on thoroughfares.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To control the use of local government property and offences created for in appropriate behaviour in or on local government property and to remove obsolete and outdated local laws relating to the new district of the City of Greater Geraldton.

View the Local Government and Public Property Local Law 2014.

Animal, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2014

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • Provide for the regulation, control and management of animals and the prevention of environmental damage and nuisances within the District.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • Establish the requirements with which any person keeping animals, or undertaking activities that have the potential to impact the environment or create nuisance must comply
  • To remove obsolete and outdated local laws relating to the new district of the City of Greater Geraldton.
  • Allow health related issues to be sufficiently controlled so as to provide an acceptable standard for the maintenance of public health in the community, correct minor errors and remedy the disallowance of previous local laws relating to the new district of the City of Greater Geraldton

View the Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2014

View the Animals, Environment and Nuisance Amendment Local Laws 2015, amendment to Part 2 only.

Health Local Law 2014

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To provide a statutory means of effectively controlling issues which have the potential to adversely impact on the health and well-being of the community.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To allow health related issues to be sufficiently controlled so as to provide an acceptable standard for the maintenance of public health in the community and to remove obsolete and outdated local laws relating to the City of Greater Geraldton.

View the Health Local Law 2014.

Dogs Local Law 2011

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To make provisions about the impounding of dogs, to control the number of dogs that can be kept on premises and the manner of keeping those dogs and to prescribe areas in which dogs are prohibited and dog exercise areas.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To extend the controls over dogs which exist under the Dog Act 1976.

View the Dogs Local Law 2011.

Pest Plants Local Law 2011

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To provide a process for requiring landowners to control and eradicate declared pest plants on their properties.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To control the spread of declared pest plants.

View the Pest Plants Local Law 2011.

Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2011

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To make provisions about the organisation, establishment, maintenance and equipment of bush fire brigades.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To align existing local laws with changes in law and operational practices.

View the Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2011.

Cemetery Local Law 2011

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To provide for the orderly management of the Mullewa Public Cemetery (Reserve No 3334 and Reserve No 25429) in accordance with established plans and to create offences for inappropriate behaviour within the cemetery grounds.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To ensure compliance by all persons engaged in the administration of the cemetery, burying deceased in the cemetery, or otherwise providing services to or making use of the cemetery.

View the Cemetery Local Law 2011.

City of Greater Geraldton Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2011

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To consolidate various local laws relating to activities in thoroughfares and public places and trading.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • Some activities are prohibited; some activities are permitted only under permit in thoroughfares and public places.
  • The local law also enables a local government to require house numbering and the erection of fences in certain circumstances.

View the City of Greater Geraldton Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2011.

Meeting Procedures Local Law 2011(Consolidated)

The purpose of this local law is to:

  • To provide procedures which apply to the conduct of meetings of the council, its committees and to meetings of electors.

The effect of this local law is to:

  • To control the operation of council committee and electors meetings.

View the Meeting Procedures Local Law 2011 Consolidated

View the Meeting Procedures Amendment Local Law 2016

View the Meeting Procedures Local Law 2011.