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Published Tuesday 6 July 2021
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Public Notice - NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO MAKE A LOCAL LAW - Community and Environment Local Law 2021

NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO MAKE A LOCAL LAW - Community and Environment Local Law 2021

Council is proposing to introduce a new Local Law titled Community and Environment Local Law 2021. This process is being conducted in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 (Act) and the Ministerial Guidelines for Local Laws.

The objectives of the Local Law are to:

(a) provide for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district;

(b) protect, maintain and enhance the natural environment of the municipal district;

(c) ensure the protection of Council assets and the sustainable use of resources;

(d) protect the health and safety of persons within the municipal district;

(e) regulate the management of animals on land and in municipal places; and

(f) provide uniform and fair administration of this Local Law.

The draft Local Law, together with the Local Law Community Impact Statement are available from www.engagingmitchellshire.com or from Council’s Customer and Library Service Centres in Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour and Wallan.

In accordance with section 223 of the Act, any person affected by the draft Local Law may lodge a written submission relating to the proposed Local Law.

Written submissions need to be received by by 5pm, Monday 2 August 2021 and can be emailed to mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au; mailed to Mitchell Shire Council, Reply Paid 70358, Draft Local Law, 113 High Street, Broadford, VIC 3658 or dropped off to a Customer and Library Service Centre.

People may also request to be heard in support of their submission, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission, before a Community Questions and Hearing Committee which will be held on Monday 9 August 2021 at Council Chamber, 113 High Street, Broadford.

Any person requiring further information concerning the proposed Local Law or the Community Impact Statement, the making of a written submission or being heard in support of their submission, should contact Council on (03) 5734 6200.

This page was last updated on 8 October 2021.