Local Laws Under Review

Local law amendments as a result of the Logan Planning Scheme 2015

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009, the Logan City Council made Amending Local Law No. 1 (Miscellaneous Local Laws) 2014 and Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2014 by resolution on 12 May 2015.

The object of Amending Local Law No. 1 (Miscellaneous Local Laws) 2014 to—

(a)   amend Local Law No. 9 (Licensing) 1999 to—
       (i)    reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
              Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii)   reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the 
              Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
       (iii)  insert definitions  where there is no comparable definition in the local government's
              planning scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
       (iv)  introduce an additional type of camping that constitutes 'temporary relocatable home
              park' to reflect there being two types of camping that are temporary uses under the
              local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009;
(b)   amend Local Law No. 10 (Public Health) 1999 to—
       (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
             Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii)  reflect definitions and zone descriptions used in the local government's planning
             scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
       (iii) amend the circumstances when a nuisance shall be deemed to exist;
(c)   amend Local Law No. 12 (Council Property and Other Public Places) 2003 to—
       (i)  reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
            Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii) reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
            Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

The object of Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2014 is to—

(a)   amend Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002 to amend Schedule 1
       (Requirements in respect of the keeping of an animal) to not refer to 'kennel' and 'cattery'
       by reference to the planning scheme as the local government's planning scheme under the
       Sustainable Planning Act 2009 does not use those terms;
(b)   amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.4 (Heavy Vehicle Parking on Residential Premises) 2010 to—
       (i)   reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
             Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii)  make two heavy vehicles the maximum number permitted across the whole of the local
             government area; and
(c)   amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.8 (Events) 1999 to—
       (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable 
             Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii)  reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
             Sustainable Planning Act 2009;
(d)  amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.10 (Accommodation Premises) 1999 to—
       (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
             Planning Act 2009; and
       (ii)  reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
             Sustainable Planning Act 2009;
(e)  amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.11 (Advertisement) 1999 to—
      (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
            Planning Act 2009; and
      (ii)  reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
            Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
      (iii) apply amended exemption criteria to all types of inflatable signs; and
      (iv) amend the exemption criteria for real estate signs; and
      (v) insert exemption criteria for business promotional banners; and
      (vi) delete community organisation signs that are free standing signs as exempt temporary
            signs; and
(f)   amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.15 (Kennels and Cattery) 1999 to:
      (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
            Planning Act 2009; and
      (ii)  reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the 
            Sustainable Planning Act 2009;
(g)  amend Subordinate Local Law No. 9.17 (Relocatable Home Parks) 1999 to—
      (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable 
            Planning Act 2009; and
      (ii)  reflect definitions used in the local government's planning scheme under the
            Sustainable Planning Act 2009;
(h)  amend Subordinate Local Law No. 10.1 (Public Health) 1999 to—
      (i)   reflect the title of the local government's planning scheme under the Sustainable
            Planning Act 2009; and
      (ii)  reflect definitions and zone descriptions used in the local government's planning 
            scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009; and
      (iii) amend the circumstances when a nuisance, in the form of dangerous fencing, shall be
            deemed to exist; and
 (i)  amend Subordinate Local Law No. 12.1 (Business on Public Places Other Than Council 
      Facilities and Community Facilities) 2003 to reflect the title of the local government's
      planning scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

Anti-Competitive provisions

Amending Local Law No. 1 (Miscellaneous Local Laws) 2014 and Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 1
(Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2014 contain anti-competitive provisions.

Consolidated version of local laws

Council has, by resolution dated 12 May 2015, adopted a consolidated version of the following:
a.   Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002
b.   Local Law No. 9 (Licensing) 1999
c.   Subordinate Local Law No. 9.4 (Heavy Vehicle Parking on Res Premises) 2010
d.   Subordinate Local Law No. 9.8 (Events) 1999
e.   Subordinate Local Law No. 9.10 (Accommodation Premises) 1999
f.    Subordinate Local Law No. 9.11 (Advertisement) 1999
g.   Subordinate Local Law No. 9.15 (Kennels and Cattery) 1999
h.   Subordinate Local Law No. 9.17 (Relocatable Home Parks) 1999
I.    Local Law No. 10 (Public Health) 1999
j.    Subordinate Local Law No. 10.1 (Public Health) 1999
k.   Local Law No. 12 (Council Property and Other Public Places) 2003
l.    Subordinate Local Law No. 12.1 (Business on Public Places) 2003.

Inspection

Copies of the local laws may be -
(a)  inspected or obtained free of charge at Council's public office at 150 Wembley Road,
      Logan Central;
(b)  viewed on the website of the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and
      Resilience.

Logan Planning Scheme 2015 

Find out more about about the Logan Planning Scheme 2015.