Under the Local Government Act 2020 (Victoria), Kingston City Council has the authority to create and enforce local laws.
Local laws are made in consultation with the community, to protect public health, safety and amenity in Kingston.
View Kingston's Community Local Law(PDF, 545KB)
If you breach a local law, you may receive a penalty or fine and/or be prosecuted.
You can find out more about our local laws in the below sections.
Find out about the designated alcohol free zones in Kingston.
How to apply for a burning off permit.
See our gardens for wildlife page for details of weed plant species as defined in our environmental weed list.
How to pay fines, or appeal an infringement notice.
Learn more about using a backyard fire pit in Kingston and safety precautions to keep in mind.
Guidelines on what you can and cannot do with your nature strip.
Find out about the smoke free areas of Kingston and the new laws governing smoking bans.
How to deal with your noisy neighbour.
Find out about the issuing of parking permits and parking fines in Kingston.
Find out how to register your pet, guidelines to responsible pet ownership, animal management services and what to do if you lose your pet or come across stray animals.
Details of Council's free sharps disposal service and sharps container collection for residents.