Local Laws Review

By April 19, 2018Public Notices

Mareeba Shire Council (“Council”) invites public comment on the Proposed New Local Laws that will apply across Council’s local government area.  The New Local Laws will replace Council’s current Local Laws which were adopted during de-amalgamation.

Submissions close at 4.00pm on Friday, 4 May 2018.

Status: Open

Consultation Period: 12.00am, 19 April 2018 – 4.00pm, 4 May 2018

Contact: info@msc.qld.gov.au

Council has undertaken a review of the existing Local Laws, and given the number of amendments required, has decided to replace the Local Laws with the following:-

 

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2018

To provide the legal and procedural framework for the administration, implementation and enforcement of the local governments local laws, subordinate local laws and specified regulatory powers under the legislation, and provides for:-

  • approvals for prescribed activities;
  • authorised persons;
  • review of decision;
  • enforcement;
  • legal proceedings.

Yes

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2018

To supplement Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2018.

Yes

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2018

To regulate and manage the keeping and control of animals in the local governments area and provides for:-

  • keeping of animals;
  • control of animals;
  • seizure, impounding and destruction of animals;
  • appeals against destruction orders;
  • sale of animals.

No

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2018

To supplement Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2018.

No

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2018

To protect the environment and public health, safety and amenity within the local governments area and provides for:-

  • declared local pests;
  • overgrown and unsightly allotments;
  • fires and fire hazards;
  • community safety hazards;
  • noise standards.

No

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Subordinate Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2018

To supplement Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2018.

No

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2018

To protect the health and safety of persons using local government controlled land, facilities, infrastructure and roads and to preserve features of the natural built environment and other aspects of the amenity of local government controlled land, facilities, infrastructure and roads and provides for:-

  • use of local government controlled areas, facilities and roads;
  • matters affecting roads.

Yes

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Subordinate Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2018

To supplement Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2018.

Yes

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2018

To complement the regulated parking provisions in Chapter 5, Part 6 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 by providing for the exercise of local government powers authorised under that Act to regulate parking matters in the local government area.

Yes

Name of Local Law

Purpose and general effect of the local law or subordinate local law

Does the local law or subordinate local law contain any anti-competitive provisions

Subordinate Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2018

To supplement Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2018.

Yes

Council proposes to adopt the model Local Laws that have been approved by the State which are similar to the current Local Laws.

The Subordinate Local Laws have been significantly amended from the current Local Laws.

During the consultation period you can view the proposed Local Laws online at Council’s website. Copies are also available for viewing at Council’s Offices, or you may purchase a copy.

 

Making a Submission

Written submissions must be lodged with Council no later than 4.00pm on Friday, 4 May 2018.

Your submission should contain the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds. You can lodge your written submissions:-

  • by email to info@msc.qld.gov.au;
  • hand delivered to Council’s Customer Service Centre at 65 Rankin Street, Mareeba, Qld, 4880;
  • by post to Mareeba Shire Council, P O Box 154, Mareeba, Qld, 4880.

Note: online comments will not be accepted as formal submissions.

 

Peter Franks
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 154
MAREEBA QLD 4880