Local laws are specific to the City of Canning, dealing with a wide range of community, environmental and governance matters. 

Introduced and enforced by Council they reflect needs and concerns particular to our City and its residents.

To comment on the Laws, please click on this link.

Local governments have power under the Local Government Act 1995 (Act) and certain other written laws to make local laws. Local laws assist local governments to manage those matters which are required or permitted for local laws to cover, or are necessary or convenient to enable local governments to perform their functions under the Act.


You can download official versions of the City’s local laws from the links below. Copies are also held at:

  • The City of Canning Administrative Centre, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington
  • Reception at the Bentley, Riverton, Cannington or Willetton public libraries.
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