Document library

We set the strategic direction for the municipality, establish and guide policies. Here you will find our strategies, plans and policies.

Advocacy

Our Glen Eira Advocacy Strategy 2018–2020 is an important step in maintaining and developing our City to ensure Glen Eira is a place where people want to live now and in the future.

This Strategy groups our 23 advocacy requests into six advocacy areas:

  1. Vibrant community hubs and precincts
  2. Efficient transport
  3. Additional open space
  4. A safer community and reduced incidence of family violence
  5. A sustainable City
  6. Affordable and social housing.

Glen Eira Advocacy Strategy 2018–2020

Animals

Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-21

The aim of our Domestic Animal Management Plan is to facilitate the co-existence of pets, pet and non-pet owners in addition to providing Glen Eira with a strategic framework that delivers policy culminating in an Action Plan for quality animal management over the next four years, including satisfying statutory legislation.

Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-21


Review of Off-leash Parks 2010–2011 — Report

In 2010, we initiated a comprehensive review of our dog off-leash areas. We engaged Harlock Jackson Pty Ltd, specialist consultants in animal management, to conduct the review.

Review of Off-leash Parks 2010–2011


Dogs on and off-leash — Order Pursuant to Section 26(2) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994

Notice was given that Glen Eira City Council at its ordinary meeting on 30 August 2011 resolved to make the following order under section 26(2) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994.

Dogs on and off-leash — Order Pursuant to Section 26(2) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994


Impounding of Animals —Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • ensure that the process of impounding animals complies with statutory requirements, protects the welfare of animals and balances the rights of animal owners and the wider community.

Impounding of Animals


Destruction of Dogs — Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • provide guidelines for the administration of section 84P of the Domestic Animals Act 1994 in relation to the destruction of dogs
  • ensure the safety of the community
  • provide guidelines for the review of a Council decision to destroy a dog.

Destruction of Dogs

Arts and culture

Art Collection —Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • make Council’s art collection available for the enjoyment and education of the Glen Eira community
  • provide the community with access to the work of artists who are innovative, inspirational and whose work is of a high standard
  • ensure the proper management of Council’s art collection and to conserve, document and develop the collection in accordance with current art collection and museological practices.

Art Collection


Arts and Culture Events Ticketing – Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • provide guidelines for the sale and refund of tickets for ticketed events and performances managed by Council’s Arts and Culture department
  • ensure that Council complies with the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice where applicable.

Arts and Culture Events Ticketing


History and Heritage Collection — Policy

Our policy sets out to provide for the collection, preservation and display of objects of key significance to the history of Glen Eira City Council.

History and Heritage Collection

Building

Building Site Management Code of Practice — Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • encourage the better management of Building Sites and amenity issues arising from building site activity preventing the escape of Potential Stormwater Pollutants from Building Sites
  • provide a physical environment which aims to minimise hazards to health amenity and safety of persons attending Building Sites and those adjacent, opposite or passing building sites
  • define the standards to which persons engaged in Building Works or landscaping should adhere
  • educate and encourage persons involved in Building Works or landscaping to act responsibly to reduce the extent of litter and pollution for the benefit of the wider community.

Building Site Management Code of Practice


Building Works on an Allotment Boundary — Policy

Our policy sets out to:

  • ensure that where a building is to be constructed on a title allotment boundary, there is no discrepancy between a boundary fence alignment and a re-established survey plan and that the boundary is not the subject of a dispute between adjoining neighbours
  • provide a reasonable and consistent approach when assessing works along allotment boundaries for the purposes of administering the Building Act 1993.

Building Works on an Allotment Boundary


Soil Classification — Policy

Our policy sets out to provide a reasonable and consistent approach in adopting a predominant soil classification throughout the municipality (in the absence of a geotechnical site investigation report) to cater for the majority of building construction in the municipality.

Soil Classification