Proposed Local Laws

In accordance with section 3.12(3)(a) of the Local Government Act 1995, Notice is hereby given that the City of Cockburn proposes to make the following local laws:

Coastal, Marina and Waterways Local Law 2023 

The purpose of the Coastal, Marina and Waterways Local Law 2023 is to govern the use of marinas, jetties, waterways and ocean areas within 200 metres from shore, ensuring good governance and effective management of important community areas while balancing the need for community safety.

The effect is to repeal the City of Cockburn Jetties, Waterways and Marina Local Law 2012 and update the current laws that govern use of the marina, jetties, waterways, coastal areas and ocean 200 metres from shore. 

Parking Local Law 2023

The purpose of the proposed City of Cockburn Parking Local Law 2023 is to update the parking control regulatory framework in the City of Cockburn to meet increased and contemporary demands as a result of the growth and development of the district.

The effect of the proposed City of Cockburn Parking Local Law 2023 is to repeal the Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2007 and update the current Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law provisions.

Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2023

The purpose of the proposed City of Cockburn Bush Fire Brigade Local Law 2023 is to ensure overall good governance and effective management of City registered Bush Fire Brigades.

The effect of the proposed City of Cockburn Bush Fire Brigade Local Law 2023 is to repeal the City of Cockburn Bush Fire Brigade Local Law 2000, ensure Council can establish, maintain and disband bush fire brigades in accordance with best practices and local circumstances. The Bush Fire Brigade Local Law 2023 incorporates operational rules to improve governance, address safety and operational matters efficiently.

Copies of the proposed Local Laws may be inspected or obtained from the City’s Administration office located at 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood, between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, or at any public library within the City of Cockburn district during normal opening hours.

Submissions about the local law can be made directly to the City or to the Chief Executive Officer, via email – [email protected] or by mail to  PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC WA 6965 or before 29 February 2024.

Chief Executive Officer Daniel Simms
 

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City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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