Local Laws

Western Downs Regional Council Animal Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2019

Following inquiry and consultation about the popular dog off leash park in Dalby and request for creation of a similar park for residents of Chinchilla Western Downs Regional Council has resolved to amend and adopt a consolidated version of Subordinate Local Law No.2 (Animal Management) 2011 (the ‘Subordinate Local Law’) providing the location for the proposed dog off leash park at Tara Road Chinchilla (Lot 174 LY1077).

For more information about this Local Law and the consultation, see the following documents:

 

Public Submission Period:

In accordance with Council’s adopted local law making process Council conducted a community consultation between Thursday 28 November to 5pm Friday 20 December 2019 (now closed) on the proposed Western Downs Regional Council Animal Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No.1) 2019.

Council prepared the following documents for community consultation:

Further Questions

Please contact Council if you have any further questions regarding the proposed law or process on 1300 COUNCIL (1300  268 624).

Western Downs Regional Council Local Laws

Western Downs Regional Council has a regional suite of 8 local laws and 22 subordinate local laws that apply across the Western Downs local government area.

Western Downs Regional Council Local Laws Register

Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws

Council’s suite of laws cover a wide range of administrative and regulatory roles and functions, including areas such as signage, food hygiene, footpath dining, building, parking, keeping pets, gates and grids, temporary entertainment events, and permits and licences.

Council has developed a set of helpful fact sheets to assist residents with identifying which laws may be relevant to them. The local laws and subordinate local laws can be accessed on the Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws webpage. Alternatively, copies can be requested from each of Council’s Customer Service Centres or by emailing a request to info@wdrc.qld.gov.au.

You can also access the Local Laws database on the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs website.