Local Laws


Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law (Consolidated 2017)

Bush Fire Brigades Local Law (consolidated 2017)

Cat Local Law (Consolidated 2017)

Extractive Industries (Consolidated 2016)

Fencing Local Law (Consolidated 2016)

Health Local Law

Local Government Property

Miscellaneous Provisions


Dogs Local Law (Consolidated 2017)

Outdoor Eating Areas Local Law (2013)

Parking & Parking Facilities

Removal of Refuse, Rubbish and Disused Materials Local Law 2001

Standing Orders



Following a review of local laws, Council has resolved to make the following local law:

Meeting Procedures Local Law – draft

This Local Law will repeal and replace the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup Standing Orders Local Law 1999. The period for public submissions about this proposed local law closed on 31 March 2017.


The following local laws will go to Council for adoption on 27 April 2017.

Waste Local Law-draft**

Animals Environment and Nuisance Local Law-draft***

** Waste Local Law – Since the introduction of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Act in 2007, the management of household refuse has come under this Act, rather than the Health Act.  While transition arrangements have been in place since 2007, these no longer apply, following changes to State Health legislation.  This Local Law would automatically revoke Section 4.2 of the Shire’s Health Local Laws 1999 (Disposal of Refuse).

***Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law – This local law shifts a number of provisions currently in the Shire’s Health Local Law, from under the Health Act 1911 to the Local Government Act. The new Public Health Act 2016 repeals much of the out-dated Health Act, as well as the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911, which allowed local governments to make health local laws – hence these changes are necessary.  This proposed new local law includes the provisions of the Disposal of Refuse, Rubbish and Disused Materials Local Law and the Miscellaneous Provisions Local Law, which would be automatically repealed when it is adopted.