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Frequently Asked Questions will answer many of your questions about our Local Laws.
Local laws No.5 permit application form and application to burn off is also available to download online.
Revocation of Local Laws (Local Law No.1) revokes all previous Local Laws numbered 2 to 11 of the City of Greater Bendigo on the January 2002. This allowed the current Local Laws numbered 2 to 12 to come into force on 1 January 2000.
Local Law No 2 Keeping of Animals (Local Law No.2) regulates and controls activities associated with keeping of animal, birds and poultry in Greater Bendigo and aims to ensure the welfare of the animals and protect the general amenity of the municipality.
Environment local law (Local Law No. 3) prohibits, regulates and controls activities which may be dangerous, unsafe or detrimental to our environment.
Residents on properties greater than 1 hectare in size can light an open air fire for fuel reduction purposes any day of the week outside the Declared Fire Danger Period.
Residents on properties less than 1 hectare in size can no longer light an open air fire to burn dry solid fuel without a written permit from the City of Greater Bendigo, regardless of the day of the week.
Residents who live on property less than I hectare in size who as a part of the fire preparation activities wish to light an open air fire to burn dry solid fuel can apply to the City for a permit to do so. There are no fees associated with the permit.
The Streets and Roads local law (Local Law No. 4) was adopted to control secondary users of local streets and roads by people, vehicles and animals.
Under Local Law No.4 a penalty infringement notice will be issued to members of the public and local businesses that offer motor vehicles for sale on local roadsides and road reserves.
Municipal Places local law (Local Law No. 5) regulates activities in public places to ensure that activities or use of these areas do not cause a nuisance or public disturbance.
The Outdoor Dining & Street Trading Code of Practice, sets out clear guidelines on the use of public places for outdoor dining or street trading.
Proclaimed areas where liquor can not be consumed in a public place:
Information for liquor licensing in Victoria
Meeting Procedure (Process of Municipal Government) (Local Law No.8) provides regulation and process at meetings of Council and Advisory and Special Committees of Council. The Local Law also regulates the use of the common seal of the Greater Bendigo City Council and regulates the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
Bendigo Livestock Exchange local law (Local Law No. 9) ensures the humane treatment of stock and the efficient operation and management at the Bendigo Livestock Exchange.
Administration local law (Local Law No. 10) provides procedures for the administration of all of our Local Laws. It provides direction on the issue of permits, notices to comply, notices of impounding, infringement notices and setting fees and charges.
Protection of public assets and control of building sites local law (Local Law No. 11) protects public assets vested in Council from damage, deterioration or abuse during the construction of dwellings. The law also aims to protect the amenity of and prevent nuisance of the neighbourhood and environment of the community during the construction process.
Itinerant trading 2003 (Local Law No. 12) controls and administers itinerant trade in public places in Greater Bendigo.
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