Local Law 1 - Administration

Local Law 1 (Administration) 2011 applies across the Fraser Coast region being originally gazetted on 14 February, 2014 and amendments adopted 2 December 2015. Subordinate Local Law 1 (Administration) 2019 applies across the Fraser Coast region being originally gazetted on 17 January 2020.

This law provides a legal and procedural framework for the local government to administer, implement and enforce the local laws, subordinate local laws and specified regulatory powers under legislation, and to provide for miscellaneous administrative matters.

Topics covered include:

  • Prescribed activities
  • Approval requirements for prescribed activities
  • Enforcement of the local laws and authorised persons
  • Legal proceedings
  • Approval and review processes
  • Review and repeal processes
  • Dealing with abandoned goods and seized or impounded goods

Fraser Coast Regional Council, by resolution dated the 25 January 2023, made Administration (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No.1) 2022 (the amending subordinate local law). The amending subordinate local law commenced on 3 February 2023.

The purpose of this amending subordinate local law is to amend Schedule 8 of Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2019 to enable an owner or occupier of an existing dwelling to allow family or friends to occupy a caravan on the dwelling allotment under certain conditions.

For ease of viewing, the effect of the amending subordinate local law can be seen in the extract of Schedule 8 with tracked changes.

Obtaining copies

Copies of the local and subordinate laws can be purchased from Council's administration centres, 77 Tavistock Street, Torquay or 211-213 Adelaide Street, Maryborough.

Last updated 03/02/2023

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