City of Canning proposed local laws

20 April 2021

At its Ordinary Council Meeting of 16 March 2021 the City of Canning Council approved the commencement of the local law making procedure in accordance with the Local Government Act for five new local laws, including:
 
City of Canning Animals, Nuisance and Environment Local Law 2021 
The purpose of the proposed local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of animals and the prevention of environmental damage and nuisances within the District. The effect of the proposed local law is to establish the requirements with which any person keeping animals, or undertaking activities that have the potential to impact the environment or create nuisance must comply.
 
City of Canning Local Government & Public Places Local Law 2021
The purpose of this local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of activities in public places and thoroughfares and the regulation, control and management of activities and facilities on local government property within the district. The effect of this local law is the control of the use of local government property and activities and trading in thoroughfares and public places. Some activities are permitted only under a licence and some activities are restricted or prohibited. Offences are created for inappropriate behaviour in or on local government property.
 
City of Canning Waste Local Law 2021
Proposed to be made under the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007 and Local Government Act 1995. The purpose of the proposed local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of waste services, including the use and control of receptacles for the deposit and collection of waste, undertaken by or on behalf of the City within the district. The effect of the proposed local law is to establish the requirements with which any owner or occupier of premises using local government waste services, including the use of receptacles for the deposit and collection of waste within the district, must comply.
 
City of Canning Fencing Local Law 2021
The purpose of the proposed local law is to prescribe a sufficient fence and the standard for the construction of fences throughout the district. The effect of the proposed local law is to establish the minimum requirements for fencing within the district.
 
City of Canning Cat Local Law 2021
Proposed to be made under the Cat Act 2011 and the Local Government Act 1995.
The purpose of the proposed local law is to provide the City of Canning with measures in addition to those under the Cat Act 2011 to control the keeping of cats. The effect of the proposed local law is the ability to control the number of cats that can be kept, places where cats can be kept and licensing of cat management facilities.
 
A copy of the proposed local laws may be inspected at, or obtained from, the City’s website or the City’s office at 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington between 8.15am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, and at Riverton, Cannington and Bentley public libraries between 9.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

A copy may be obtained by written request to clint.burdett@canning.wa.gov.au or via the City’s Your Say website www.yoursaycanning.com.au
 
Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Canning, Locked Bag 80, Welshpool, Western Australia, 6986, by email to clint.burdett@canning.wa.gov.au or at the City’s Your Say website www.yoursaycanning.com.au/locallawreview by Tuesday, 8 June 2021.

For more information about how the City implements its local laws, visit this link
 
 

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