From trees to rubbish to parking to pets, Bayside’s Local Law ensures Council can respond to local issues and protect everyone's enjoyment of public spaces, and health and safety within our municipality.

A proposed new Local Law has been drafted, taking into consideration extensive community feedback, legal advice and local government best practice.

Almost 7,000 community members completed a survey in August/September 2020 on new Local Law ideas and the existing Local Law. You can read the results of that survey here. Ideas that were supported have been included in the proposed Local Law. The idea to ban burning solid fuel outdoors was not supported and is not included.

Feedback on the proposed Local Law must be received by 5pm, Friday 5 March 2021.

What's new in the proposed Local Law?

How to provide your feedback

Responses to the proposed Local Law must be provided by a written submission in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Submissions must be received before 5.00 pm on Friday 5 March 2021.

Submissions should include your feedback on the proposed Local Law and your reasons for holding that view.

Submissions are not confidential and may be incorporated or summarised (including your first and last name only) into the agenda and minutes of any Council or Committee meeting that considers the Local Law. These documents will be published and publicly available on Council websites.