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Local Laws

Councils use local laws to respond to community issues and needs. City of Casey enforces our local laws to ensure people are considerate of each other’s rights.

Council creates local laws in response to legislation. We also create local laws in consultation with the community to meet local needs. Under the Local Government Act 1989, Casey Council has the following current Local Laws in place: 

Asset Protection Local Law 2016

The objectives of the Asset Protection Local Law 2016 are to:

  • improve asset protection within the community
  • regulate building and construction activities for public safety and health
  • reduce the impacts of public assets damage caused by building and construction work
  • ensure that persons responsible for damaging public assets are accountable

Local Law No.1 (2016) – Meeting Procedures and Use of the Common Seal

The Local Law No.1 (2016) – Meeting Procedures and Use of the Common Seal aims to:

  • regulate, control and govern the conduct of council meetings and committees. This is under section 91(1) and permitted by section 91(2) of the Local Government Act 1989
  • regulate the use of the Common Seal of Council. It also prohibits unauthorised use of the Seal. This is under section 5(3)(c) of the Local Government Act 1989
  • administration of Council powers and functions 

Casey Community Local Law 2018

The Casey Community Local Law 2018 aims to:

  • provide for the peace, order and good government of the municipality
  • provide an environment free from hazards so our residents can enjoy a good quality of life
  • prevent nuisances that may affect the enjoyment of life within the community. It also prevents impacts on the health, safety and welfare of our residents

Council aims to achieve these objectives by:

  • regulating dangerous, unsafe or detrimental activities of people within the community
  • providing safety standards and conditions for activities to protect people within the community