Laws and Regulations

Your local council is the best place for you to get information about matters such as:

  • building, development, rezoning and planning
  • rates and charges
  • responsible pet ownership, pet registration and pound management
  • sewage and water management
  • swimming pool registration, inspections and compliance certificates
  • drainage problems
  • planning and resource allocation
  • council performance

The information in this section is provided to assist you to understand your rights and responsibilities, the role of your local council, and the role of the Office of Local Government.

Laws and Regulations


Onsite Sewage Management – Septic Tanks

Public Spaces (Unattended Property) Act 2021

Rates, Charges and Pensioner Concession

Resolving Development or Rezoning Issues