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Local Laws

Cemeteries

Dogs

Property

Meeting Procedures

Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares & Public Places

Health

Fencing

Parking

Cat Control

Cemeteries

The Cemeteries Local Law serves to provide for the orderly management of the Exmouth Public Cemetery in accordance with established plans and to create offences for inappropriate behavior within the cemetery grounds;

All persons engaged in the administration of or burying deceased in the Exmouth Public Cemetery, or otherwise providing services to or making use of the cemetery, are to comply with the provisions of these local laws.

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Dogs

The Dogs Local Law serves to:

  • Make provisions about the impounding of dogs, to control the number, the manner of keeping those dogs and to prescribe areas on which dogs are prohibited and as dog exercise areas;
  • Extend the controls over dogs which exist under the Dog Act 1976.

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Property

The Property Local Law serves to:

  • Regulate the care, control and management of all property of the local government except thoroughfares;
  • Control the use of local government property. Some activities are permitted only under a permit or under a determination and some activities are restricted or prohibited. Offences are created for inappropriate behaviour in or on local government property.

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Meeting Procedures

The Meeting Procedures Local Law serves to provide for the orderly conduct of meetings of the Shire of Exmouth.

The effect of these Meeting Procedures is that all council, committee and electors meetings, are to be governed by this local law unless otherwise provided in the Local Government Act 1995 or Regulations.

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Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares & Public Places

The Activities on Thoroughfares Local Law serves to consolidate various local laws relating to activities in thoroughfares and trading in thoroughfares and public places;

Some activities are prohibited, some activities are permitted only under permit on thoroughfares and public places. Also, the local law enables a local government to require house numbering and the erection of fences in certain circumstances.

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Health

The Health Local Law serves to:

  • Control and administer sanitation, housing, general waste food and refuse, nuisances and general pest control, infectious diseases, itinerant food vendor licenses, lodging houses, offensive trades, offences and penalties, schedule and prescribed forms and fees;
  • Allow the abovementioned issues to be sufficiently controlled so as to provide an acceptable standard of public health in the community. Clear statutory requirements governing these issues will better protect residents and members of the public passing through the Shire of Exmouth by significantly reducing the risk of exposure to conditions deemed detrimental to the maintenance of public health.

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Fencing

The Fencing Local Law serves to:

  • Enable local government to regulate the minimum standards for fencing within the various planning zones of the Shire and encourage responsible construction and maintain required standards and control of fencing;
  • Reduce the risk of public and environmental damage caused by unsatisfactory standards of fencing.

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Parking

The Parking Local Law serves to:

  • Enable the local government to regulate the parking or standing of vehicles in all or specified thoroughfares and reserves under the care, control and management of the local government; provide for the management and removal of such obstructing vehicles by the local government;
  • Encourage responsible parking and maintain vehicular access to all areas within the local government; to reduce the risk of public and environmental damage caused by incorrect standards of parking.

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Cat Control

The Cat Control Local Law serves to:

  • Prevent the keeping of cats so as to be a nuisance or injurious to health;
  • Encourage responsible cat ownership; to reduce public and environmental nuisance caused by cats and to promote the effective management of cats.

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