Proposed Local Laws and Amendments

The City is undertaking a review of a range of local laws during 2016, ranging from standing orders, parking and parking facilities, waste management, health, public spaces, local government property, signage and fencing.

The Local Government Act 1995 enables local government to make local laws that are necessary for the good government of their area. The types of laws made by local governments cover areas such as car parking, activities on thoroughfares, public places and council and committee meetings.

The City invites public submissions for all new proposed local laws, or any amendments to any local laws, for a minimum of 42 days. Your Voice Nedlands will contain all notices and proposals, information about the status and progress of the City’s changing local laws, and provide you with the opportunity to provide feedback by making a submission or asking us a question relating to all local law proposals as each law is completed to draft stage.

How can you get involved, find out more or provide feedback?

Please register by clicking on the ‘Register to get involved’ tab on this page. You can be involved by:

  • Asking us a question using the 'Ask us a Question’ tool for us to respond to
  • Use our 'Submissions' tool to tell us what you think about any proposals and provide formal submissions for Council consideration
  • Keeping updated by viewing our ‘Newsfeed
  • Reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) to learn more


The City is undertaking a review of a range of local laws during 2016, ranging from standing orders, parking and parking facilities, waste management, health, public spaces, local government property, signage and fencing.

The Local Government Act 1995 enables local government to make local laws that are necessary for the good government of their area. The types of laws made by local governments cover areas such as car parking, activities on thoroughfares, public places and council and committee meetings.

The City invites public submissions for all new proposed local laws, or any amendments to any local laws, for a minimum of 42 days. Your Voice Nedlands will contain all notices and proposals, information about the status and progress of the City’s changing local laws, and provide you with the opportunity to provide feedback by making a submission or asking us a question relating to all local law proposals as each law is completed to draft stage.

How can you get involved, find out more or provide feedback?

Please register by clicking on the ‘Register to get involved’ tab on this page. You can be involved by:

  • Asking us a question using the 'Ask us a Question’ tool for us to respond to
  • Use our 'Submissions' tool to tell us what you think about any proposals and provide formal submissions for Council consideration
  • Keeping updated by viewing our ‘Newsfeed
  • Reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) to learn more


  • Health Local Law Scheduled for Council consideration

    about 1 month ago
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    The Health Local Law is scheduled for consideration by the Council at its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 22 August 2017.

    The Health Local Law did not receive any public submissions.

    The Health Local Law is scheduled for consideration by the Council at its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 22 August 2017.

    The Health Local Law did not receive any public submissions.

  • City of Nedlands Waste Local Law 2016 - In Effect From 21 June 2017

    3 months ago
    Yourvoice bins

    The City adopted the Waste Local Law at the Council Meeting on 26 April 2017. This was published in the Government Gazette on 9 June 2017 and will be in operation from 21 June 2017. Local public notice was given in the POST newspaper on 16 June 2017.

    The City adopted the Waste Local Law at the Council Meeting on 26 April 2017. This was published in the Government Gazette on 9 June 2017 and will be in operation from 21 June 2017. Local public notice was given in the POST newspaper on 16 June 2017.

  • Proposed Health Local Law 2017 - Advertised for Public Comment

    5 months ago
    Health pic

    Local Government Act 1995, s3.12

    Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 28 March 2017 to advertise the proposed Health Local Law 2017 for public comment.

    The purpose of this local law is to provide a statutory means to effectively control issues that have the ability to adversely impact on the health and well-being of the community.

    The effect of this local law is to allow health-related issues to be sufficiently controlled so as to provide an acceptable standard for the maintenance of public health in the community.

    A... Continue reading

    Local Government Act 1995, s3.12

    Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 28 March 2017 to advertise the proposed Health Local Law 2017 for public comment.

    The purpose of this local law is to provide a statutory means to effectively control issues that have the ability to adversely impact on the health and well-being of the community.

    The effect of this local law is to allow health-related issues to be sufficiently controlled so as to provide an acceptable standard for the maintenance of public health in the community.

    A copy of the proposed local law can be found by clicking here or may be obtained from the City's Administration Centre and Libraries.

    More information can be found in the FAQ section and the document library. Please feel welcome to contact Pollyanne Fisher at the City of Nedlands on 9273 3500 or at council@nedlands.wa.gov.au if you have any questions.

    Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Nedlands, PO Box 9 Nedlands 6909 by 19 June 2017.


  • Proposed Waste Local Law 2016 - Advertised for Public Comment

    10 months ago
    Yourvoice bins

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 25 October 2016 to advertise the proposed Waste Local Law 2016 for public comment.

    The PURPOSE of the local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of activities and issues relating to waste collection, recycling, reuse and disposal within the district of the City of Nedlands.

    The EFFECT of the local law is to control activities and manage influences on waste collection, recycling, reuse and disposal within the district of the City of Nedlands.

    The City already has local laws pertaining to waste which form... Continue reading

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 25 October 2016 to advertise the proposed Waste Local Law 2016 for public comment.

    The PURPOSE of the local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of activities and issues relating to waste collection, recycling, reuse and disposal within the district of the City of Nedlands.

    The EFFECT of the local law is to control activities and manage influences on waste collection, recycling, reuse and disposal within the district of the City of Nedlands.

    The City already has local laws pertaining to waste which form part of the City's Health Local Laws 1997. It is proposed that certain sections of the Health Local Laws be repealed, and replaced with a new Waste Local Law 2016 that is clearer and better meets the needs of the City and residents. A copy of the proposed local law can be found by clicking here or may be obtained from the City's Administration Centre and Libraries.

    More information can be found in the FAQ section and the document library. Please feel welcome to contact Pollyanne Fisher at the City of Nedlands on 9273 3500 or at council@nedlands.wa.gov.au if you have any questions.

    Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Nedlands, PO Box 9 Nedlands 6909 by Monday 9th January 2017.


  • New City of Nedlands Standing Orders Amendment Local Law and Repeals Local Law 2016

    11 months ago
    Yourvoice ticks

    This year Council adopted the Standing Orders Amendment Local Law 2016 and the Repeals Local Law 2016.


    These are both now in effect and can be found on the City's website. Click here to view these and the City's other current local laws.

    This year Council adopted the Standing Orders Amendment Local Law 2016 and the Repeals Local Law 2016.


    These are both now in effect and can be found on the City's website. Click here to view these and the City's other current local laws.

  • Proposed Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2016 - Advertised for public comment

    about 1 year ago
    Parking yourvoice

    Local Government Act 1995, s3.12

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 23 August 2016 to advertise the proposed Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2016 for public comment.

    The PURPOSE of this local law is to make provisions about the regulation of parking or stopping of vehicles in all or specified thoroughfares and reserves under the care, control and management of the local government and to provide for the management and operation of parking facilities.

    The EFFECT of this local law is that a person parking a vehicle within the parking region is to comply... Continue reading

    Local Government Act 1995, s3.12

    The City of Nedlands resolved at its Ordinary Meeting of Council 23 August 2016 to advertise the proposed Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2016 for public comment.

    The PURPOSE of this local law is to make provisions about the regulation of parking or stopping of vehicles in all or specified thoroughfares and reserves under the care, control and management of the local government and to provide for the management and operation of parking facilities.

    The EFFECT of this local law is that a person parking a vehicle within the parking region is to comply with the provisions of this local law.

    A copy of the proposed local law can be found by clicking here or may be obtained from the City's Administration Centre and Libraries. For ease of reference this document contains 'mark up' and comments to show how and why it has changed from the current local law that is in operation.

    More information can be found in the FAQ section and the document library. Please feel welcome to contact Pollyanne Fisher at the City of Nedlands on 9273 3500 or at council@nedlands.wa.gov.au if you have any questions.

    Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Nedlands, PO Box 9 Nedlands 6909 by 31 October 2016.


  • City of Nedlands Repeals Local Law 2016

    about 1 year ago
    Repeals

    The City of Nedlands adopted the Repeals Local Law 2016 at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 23 August 2016.

    This repeals the Fencing Local Law 2007 and the Signs Local Law 2007. New Local Planning Policies are now in effect for fencing and signs.

    The Repeals Local Law 2016 will come into effect 14 days after publication the Government Gazette.


    The City of Nedlands adopted the Repeals Local Law 2016 at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 23 August 2016.

    This repeals the Fencing Local Law 2007 and the Signs Local Law 2007. New Local Planning Policies are now in effect for fencing and signs.

    The Repeals Local Law 2016 will come into effect 14 days after publication the Government Gazette.


  • City of Nedlands Standing Orders Amendment Local Law 2016 - In Effect

    about 1 year ago
    Ll image yourvoice

    The City adopted the Standing Orders Amendment Local Law at the Council Meeting on 26 July 2016. This was published in the Government Gazette on 19 August 2016 and is now in operation from 2 September 2016. Local public notice was given in the POST newspaper on 26 August 2016 and 2 September 2016.

    The City adopted the Standing Orders Amendment Local Law at the Council Meeting on 26 July 2016. This was published in the Government Gazette on 19 August 2016 and is now in operation from 2 September 2016. Local public notice was given in the POST newspaper on 26 August 2016 and 2 September 2016.

  • Proposed City of Nedlands Parking and Parking Facilities Local law 2016

    about 1 year ago
    Yourvoice parking image

    The City has been reviewing it's current Parking Local Law and has proposed some changes for Council to consider. A report has been put up for a decision to be made at the full Council meeting on 23 August 2016 as to whether or not any changes will be progressed.

    If a decision is made to progress any changes to the next stage, full public advertising will take place and formal public comment on the proposed changes will be sought.

    You can download a copy of the proposed changes to the local law from the document library. The full... Continue reading

    The City has been reviewing it's current Parking Local Law and has proposed some changes for Council to consider. A report has been put up for a decision to be made at the full Council meeting on 23 August 2016 as to whether or not any changes will be progressed.

    If a decision is made to progress any changes to the next stage, full public advertising will take place and formal public comment on the proposed changes will be sought.

    You can download a copy of the proposed changes to the local law from the document library. The full report that has been put to Council for consideration can also be found on the City's website here, this provides a summary of the changes proposed and how this will impact on the community.

    The changes proposed are intended to increase amenity benefits for City residents and rate payers, make the local law clearer and improve safety. The City is not seeking public comment on these currently as Council have not yet made a decision as to whether these will proceed, but Your Voice will be updated to provide you with all the information you need as any updates become available, and we will be very happy to answer any questions you may have.

  • Proposed Standing Orders Amendment Local Law and Repeals Local Law - closed for comment

    about 1 year ago
    Ll image yourvoice

    The submission deadline for the proposed Standing Orders Amendment Local Law and Repeals Local Law has now passed. The City received no public submissions in response to either of these proposals, however minor changes will be made to both following feedback from the Department of Local Government and Communities. Reports to Council are now being prepared for each, and updates will be published here in 'Your Voice' for each step of the process.


    The submission deadline for the proposed Standing Orders Amendment Local Law and Repeals Local Law has now passed. The City received no public submissions in response to either of these proposals, however minor changes will be made to both following feedback from the Department of Local Government and Communities. Reports to Council are now being prepared for each, and updates will be published here in 'Your Voice' for each step of the process.