Governance local laws

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Council has made 2 local laws that act as secondary legislation for the City of Brimbank. The Local Law No. 3 is Governance related, and Local Law No. 2 relates to the safe and fair use of the municipality by the community. The local laws are made under section 111(1) of the Local Government Act 1989 (Vic).

Visit our Local laws page for more information. 

General Local Law No. 2 2018

The purpose of this Local Law is to provide for the:

  • administration of Council powers and functions
  • protection, safe and fair use and enjoyment of Council property
  • safe and fair use of streets, roads and footpaths
  • protection, maintenance and enhancement of the amenity of the municipality to a standard that meets the general expectations of the community
  • keeping and control of animals, on land and on Council property and
  • uniform and fair administration and enforcement of this Local Law.

Visit our Local law page to view the Local Law No. 2.

Governance (Major Policy Consultation) Local Law No. 3 2014

This Local Law allows Council to determine if a policy is considered a 'major policy' and prescribes a public consultation process to be followed when the Council proposes to make, amend, modify or revoke a 'major policy'.

The purpose of this Local Law is to:

  • Provide for some policies of Council to be designated as major policies
  • Prescribe the procedure to be followed before making, amending, modifying or revoking a major policy
  • Promote transparency of decision-making
  • Promote best practice in governance processes, and
  • Provide for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district.

Download the Governance (major policy consultation) local law No 3 (PDF 2.2MB).

There are currently 8 major policies that fall under this Local Law:

Last updated: 30 January 2024 - 2:16pm