Amend Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2018

By December 19, 2018Public Notices

MAREEBA SHIRE COUNCIL
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED NEW AMENDING SUBORDINATE LOCAL LAW

Mareeba Shire Council (“Council”) proposes to amend Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2018 (“SLL”) by adopting Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Animal Management) 2018 (“Amending SLL”).

The purpose and general effect of the Amending SLL is to correct an error in Schedule 1 of the SLL.

The relevant parts of Schedule 1 of the SLL currently read as follows:

    Column 1

Animal

Column 2

Circumstances in which keeping of animal or animals is prohibited

1 Dog (a)      Keeping more than 1 dog is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.
2 Cat (a)      Keeping more than 2 cats is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.
3 Poultry (a)      Keeping poultry is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 10 poultry is prohibited on a property greater than 450m2 but less than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

(c)      Keeping more than 50 poultry is prohibited on a property greater than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

4 Rooster (a)      Keeping a rooster is prohibited on a property that is less than 20,000m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 1 rooster is prohibited on a property that is greater than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

5 Noisy bird (a)      Keeping a noisy bird is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 2 noisy birds is prohibited on a property in an urban area.

6 Caged bird (a)     Keeping more than 10 caged birds is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 60 caged birds is prohibited on a property in an urban area in an urban area.

8 Stock (excluding horses) (a)       Keeping stock (excluding horses) is prohibited on a property that is less than 10,000m2 within a residential complex in an urban area.
10 Horses (a)       Keeping horses is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex in an urban area.

 

 

These parts of Schedule 1 of the SLL will be amended to read:

    Column 1

Animal

Column 2

Circumstances in which keeping of animal or animals is prohibited

1 Dog (a)      Keeping more than 1 dog is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.
2 Cat (a)      Keeping more than 2 cats is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.
3 Poultry (a)      Keeping poultry is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 10 poultry is prohibited on a property greater than 450m2 but less than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

(c)      Keeping more than 50 poultry is prohibited on a property greater than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

4 Rooster (a)      Keeping a rooster is prohibited on a property that is less than 20,000m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 1 rooster is prohibited on a property that is greater than 20,000m2 in an urban area.

5 Noisy bird (a)      Keeping a noisy bird is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 2 noisy birds is prohibited on a property in an urban area.

6 Caged bird (a)     Keeping more than 10 caged birds is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

(b)     Keeping more than 60 caged birds is prohibited on a property in an urban area in an urban area.

8 Stock (excluding horses) (a)       Keeping stock (excluding horses) is prohibited on a property that is less than 10,000m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.
10 Horses (a)       Keeping horses is prohibited on a property that is less than 450m2 or within a residential complex, in an urban area.

The amendments do not contain any new anti-competitive provisions.  Any anti-competitive effect of Schedule 1 was effectively dealt with by the Anti-Competitive Provisions Review conducted prior to when the SLL was adopted in 2018.

Public Consultation

Council invites the public to comment on the Amending SLL. Comments may be provided to Council in writing, and may be delivered to Council by email to info@msc.qld.gov.au, or by post to PO Box 154, Mareeba Qld 4880, or by hand-delivery to Council Chambers, 65 Rankin Street, Mareeba Qld 4880.

Consultation is open until 5.00pm, 11 January 2019. Comments received after this time and date will not be considered by Council.

Contact

A copy of the Amending SLL is available from Council’s website, or by contacting Council on 1300 308 461.

 

Peter Franks
CEO