Local law 3 - Community and Environment Management

Local Law 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2011 (PDF,96kB) and Subordinate Local Law 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2011 (PDF,1.8MB) applies across the Fraser Coast region being originally gazetted on 14 February 2014 and amendments adopted 2 December 2015.

This law protects the environment, and public health, safety and amenity of the community within the local government area.

This is achieved by providing for the elimination or reduction of risks and threats resulting from:

  • Inadequate protection against animal and plant pests
  • Vegetation overgrowth
  • Visual pollution resulting from the accumulation of objects and materials
  • Fires and fire hazards not regulated by State law
  • Community safety hazards
  • Noise that exceeds noise standards
  • Shopping trolleys at places outside shopping centre precincts
  • Graffiti on buildings or other structures
  • A failure to maintain building appearances
  • Smoking in public places.  

The following fact sheets have been created to complement Local Law 3

Local Law Urban Boundary Mapping

For the purposes of interpreting local laws the urban area is the area defined within the urban boundaries.

For maps for the Fraser Coast urban boundaries.

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 04/09/2019