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Local Laws

Under the Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria), the City of Kingston has the authority to create and enforce Local Laws.

Local Laws are intended to protect public health, safety and amenity throughout the municipality.  They are made in consultation with the community, to deal with local issues and to meet local needs. 

Council’s Local Laws include offence provisions and a breach may result in the imposition of a penalty, fine and/or prosecution.

City of Kingston's Community Local Law and Meeting Procedures Local Law can be accessed in the related information section.

The Community Local Law references other guidelines and policies and these can also be accessed in the related information section.