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Electors of the City of Canning (the City) can present a petition for the consideration of Council.

The City has an online ePetition system to facilitate the creation of ePetitions and collection of signatures.

An ePetition is not automatically presented to Council based on its closing date. Refer to the Petition page for details on having your ePetition submitted to Council.

Petitions can be submitted manually via the following process:

  • Petitioners complete the petition form.
  • Lodge your petition form to the City's Administration, addressed to the Mayor.

Online ePetitions and manual petitions must comply with the City's Standing Orders Local Law 2015.

To learn more about the petition process, please go to the Petition page.

Submit a new ePetition

Request the addition of a new ePetition.

Once submitted, our team will review your new petition.

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Elector Definition

Electors are people registered on the Western Australian Electoral Commission’s roll.

When you enrol to vote, you will be automatically included on the local government roll for your place of residence.

If you also own, occupy, lease/rent property you may also be enrolled as an owner or occupier for that local government district.

To create or sign a petition you must be an elector within the City of Canning’s boundaries.

Petition details:

This section explains the nature of the issue to be petitioned
Note that the maximum number of characters is 1000.
Note Maximum open period for a ePetition is 6 months.

Your details:

Terms and conditions

This ePetitions website is operated by the City of Canning.

Terms of Use

In the 'terms of use' the words 'we', 'us' and 'our' refer to the City of Canning and the words 'you' and 'your' refer to the person using this website. Those who access or use this website are deemed to have accepted the 'terms of use'.

The 'terms of use' include these 'terms and conditions' along with the City’s privacy, copyright and disclaimer statements, and other website terms or conditions.

These 'terms and conditions' apply, in addition to any 'other terms', to a part or page of this website. However, if the 'other terms' are inconsistent with these 'terms and conditions', the former will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

We may amend the 'terms of use' at any time and without notice.

ePetition Participation

By participating in an ePetition, you accept the following statements to be true:

  • You are an elector of the City of Canning.
  • You have a legitimate interest in the matter being raised.
  • You have not previously recorded your support to this particular ePetition.
  • You are representing personal interests.
  • You have entered your correct details.
  • You accept that it is fraudulent to represent yourself as someone else, whether that be a real or imaginary person.

The ePetition and your decision to support the issue may form part of a document that Council receives. You should note:

  • The ePetition in its entirety may become a public record.
  • Your ePetition contribution will be identified.

On this website, it is not possible to participate in an ePetition as an anonymous person.

For ePetition purposes, your personal details are provided to the City. At its discretion, the City may contact you about the ePetition.

Within this website your initials and suburb will be automatically published on the ePetitions webpage (For example, KD: Willetton).

Guidelines for Submitting an ePetition

Your ePetition:

  • Must be written in the English language, or if in another language be accompanied by an English translation, certified by a qualified translator as a true and correct translation of the ePetition.
  • Must be respectful, decorous and temperate and not contain any language which is offensive or insulting to any member of the public.
  • Cannot include attachment such as letters, affidavits, photos, or other documents.
  • Cannot contain external links.

The City reserves the right to amend any ePetition to ensure compliance with the Standing Orders Local Law 2015.

Manual Petitions

The City of Canning still permits manual petitions.

ePetitions and Manual Petition

Head petitioners may elect to run a petition using BOTH the City’s online ePetition system and also through the completion of manual petition forms.

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