Local laws

Information about each of Loddon Shire's local laws

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Process of Municipal Government (Meetings and Common Seal)

The objectives of this Local Law are:

  • to provide for the election of the Mayor
  • to establish procedures to ensure the orderly and effective conduct of Council meetings
  • to establish procedures to ensure the orderly and effective conduct of special committee meetings
  • to facilitate community participation in Council decision making processes
  • to regulate the control and use of the Council’s common seal

A copy of this Local Law is available to download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.

Any Acts and/or Regulations which are referenced by this Local Law can be found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (see related links)

Streets and Roads Local Law - Amendment No. 2 - 2010

The principal objectives of this local law are to regulate the use of roads, in particular by:

  • providing for the management of the physical features of the road and adjacent properties in a manner which is consistent with the safety and convenience of people travelling on or using the road
  • controlling the use of various types of vehicles for the safety and convenience of road users
  • providing for the preservation and protection of the Council's assets from damage which may be caused from extraordinary use of roads
  • controlling and regulating secondary activities on roads, including trading, the placing of goods and equipment, repairs to vehicles, parties, festivals, processions, disposal of water on roads
  • facilitating free and safe access for people with sight and movement impairment or disabilities

A copy of this Local Law is available for download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.

Any Acts and/or Regulations which are referenced by this Local Law can be found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (see related links)

 

Municipal Places Local Law - Amendment No. 4 - 2006

The principal objectives of this local law are:

  • to allow and protect the quiet enjoyment by people of municipal places within the municipal district
  • to enable people in the municipal district to carry out their day to day activities and to enjoy their recreational pursuits without having their peace and enjoyment interfered with or destroyed
  • to recognise and respond to community expectations relating to the quality of life they expect and require and are capable of influencing
  • to control and prevent behaviour which is a nuisance, or which may be detrimental to health and safety or which affects the enjoyment of recreational or other facilities
  • to enable the community and visitors and their families who use municipal places that are available to the public to be confident in their choice of the use of those facilities or places
  • to protect Council and community assets and facilities on or in municipal places
  • in a way which is consistent with, and in furtherance of, the objectives specified in paragraphs (a) to (f) of this clause to prohibit, regulate and control-
    • behaviour in municipal places which is boisterous or harmful or intimidating
    • behaviour in municipal places which is offensive, dangerous or threatening or which, for other reasons, is inappropriate in a municipal place
    • the places where alcohol may not be consumed
    • smoking in specified circumstances and places
  • to provide generally for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district
  • to provide for the administration of the council's powers and functions

A copy of this Local Law is available for download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.

Any Acts and/or Regulations which are referenced by this Local Law can be found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (see related information)

The principal objectives of this local law are:                                                                         

  • to provide a safe and healthy environment in which the residents of the municipal district may enjoy a quality of life that meets the general amenity expectations of the community
  • to control activities or land use which may be hazardous, unsafe or detrimentally impact upon quality of life or the environment within the municipal district.
  • to control nuisances which may adversely impact upon health, safety or welfare of any person within the municipal district, or be detrimental to an individual’s quality of life
  • to facilitate regulation and enforcement action so as to protect the environment and general amenity within the municipal district
  • to provide for the peace order and good government of the municipal district
  • to provide for the administration of the Council's powers and functions under relevant legislation

A copy of this Local Law is available for download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.

Livestock Local Law - Amendment No. 3 - 2005

The objectives of this Local law are:

  • to regulate the movement and droving of livestock through and within the municipal district and the grazing of livestock within the municipal district
  • to minimise any damage to road pavements, formations, drainage, vegetation and surrounding areas arising from livestock
  • to minimise the spread of livestock disease and noxious weeds in the municipal district
  • to provide for the welfare of livestock when being driven, grazed or moved
  • to alert other road users to the presence on roads of livestock in the municipal district in the interests of safe use of roads
  • to regulate the adequacy of fencing of livestock
  • to put in place mechanisms for rectifying inadequate fencing
  • to fix fees or charges relating to the impounding of livestock and all other costs incidental thereto and for road use by livestock within the municipal district
  • to enter arrangements with neighbouring councils relating to impounding, collecting trespassing livestock, housing and releasing those livestock
  • to prescribe penalties for contravention of any provisions of this local law
  • to provide generally for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district including in particular the administration of council’s powers and functions

A copy of this Local Law is available to download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.

Any Acts and/or Regulations which are referenced by this Local Law can be found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (see related links)

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