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General Purposes Local Law 2015

The Local Government Act 1989 provides for councils to make local laws.

On 17 November 2015, Maribyrnong City Council resolved to make the General Purposes Local Law 2015.

The purpose of the General Purposes Local Law 2015 is to:

  • promote a physical and social environment free from hazards to health or public safety, in which the residents of the municipal district can enjoy a quality of life that meets the general expectations of the community
  • prevent and suppress nuisances which may adversely affect the enjoyment of life within the municipal district or the health, safety and welfare of persons within the municipal district
  • prohibit, regulate and control activities or behaviour which may be dangerous, or detrimental to the quality of life and the environment of the municipal district or which could compromise public safety, Council land or assets
  • provide processes and requirements that complement Council Policies, guidelines or other documents incorporated by reference in the Local Law
  • provide for the administration and enforcement of the Local Law.

A copy of the General Purposes Local Law 2015 can be downloaded below, or can be obtained from Council offices, corner Hyde and Napier Streets, Footscray, during normal business hours.

More Information

For more information contact:
Parking and Local Laws
9688 0200

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