Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws are laws enacted by Council pursuant to the Local Government Act 2009. 

Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011 and Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011 detail various matters designed at ensuring the proper management of animals including:-

  • the number of animals that may be kept;
  • the specific requirements and standards for the keeping of animals;
  • offences resulting from the failure to properly keep animals; and
  • impoundment procedures.

For a copy of the Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws that Council currently has enacted, please visit the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government, and Planning website.