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Glen Eira Local Laws

We have produced local laws to help maintain a safe, pleasing, peaceful and healthy environment for the community.

We have three local laws:

  • Community Local Law
  • Classified Tree Local Law 
  • Council Meeting Procedure

Community Local Law 

The Community Local Law prohibits, regulates and controls certain activities, practices and behaviours to ensure that neighbourhood amenity is maintained, residents are not unreasonably impacted, and residents properties is not detrimentally affected.

Community Local Law

The Community Local Law refers to the following incorporated documents:

Incorporated document referred to in the Community Local Law in:
Building Site Management Code of Practice Clause 16
Nature Strip Guidelines Clause 32
A Good Neighbour Code Of Practice for a Circus or Carnival  Clause 42
Mobile Garbage Bins, Recycling Containers and Organics Containers Policy  Clause 57
Residential Parking Permit System  Part 14

Classified Tree Local Law

We recognise the contribution that Classified Trees make to the character of our suburban environment. Indiscriminate damage to and destruction of Classified Trees results in a degradation of this established character. This Local Law gives us the necessary controls to effectively caretake of our City’s Classified Trees.

Classified Tree Local Law

Documents which are associated with the Classified Tree Local Law:

Incorporated document referred to in the Council Meeting Procedure:
Classified Tree Register Clause 10
Classified Tree Policy Parts 3 and 4

Standards Australia, Pruning of Amenity Trees (AS 4373-2007) and Standards Australia, Protection of Trees on Development Sites (AS 4970-2009) are available for inspection by appointment at Council's office. Contact the Service Centre on 03 9524 3333 to book an appointment.

Council Meeting Procedure

The Governance Rules, adopted by Council on 11 August 2020, take precedence over the Council Meeting Procedure 2019 to the extent of any inconsistency, and will govern the conduct of future Council meetings.  

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