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Local Laws

Glenelg Shire Council is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of several Acts and Laws to ensure residents and visitors to the Shire enjoy a safe and peaceful environment.

Enforceable Acts include:
Domestic Animals Act 1994 - Dogs and Cats
Country Fire Authority Act 1958 - Fire Prevention
Road Safety Act 1986 and Road Safety Road Rules 2009 - Parking
Impounding of Livestock Act 1994 - Stock at large and property fencing

Council is also responsible for enforcement under the Glenelg Shire Council General Local Law 2018. This includes the regulation of Footpath Trading and Itinerant Traders. The Council Policy for Footpath Trading was adopted at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 12 December 2017.

For further details or enquiries, please contact the Local Laws Team Leader on 03 5522 2208 or email to

The Glenelg Shire Council General Local Law 2018 and List of Schedules, along with our Footpath Trader and Itinerant Trader Policies, can be found by clicking on the link to Local Laws Documents & Forms Page below.

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