Council’s Local laws regulate a broad range of issues in our community.
The Queensland Government Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs maintain a database of local laws made by local government in Queensland. Go to the Queensland Government Database for local laws applying in the Charters Towers Region.
Under the Local Government Act 2009, Council has powers to make and enforce Local Laws. Our Local Laws reflect community needs to ensure safety, harmony and good rule. They govern such things as parking, the use of Council controlled areas, swimming pools, advertising and animal management.
To provide a summary, Council has prepared a Register of Local Laws. Alternatively you may read each Local Law located below: