The Kingborough Council passed a motion of intention to make four By-laws, at the 7th June 2021 Council Meeting. The Kingborough Council now invites submissions by the public, on the proposed By-laws.
The By-Laws that are intended to be created are:
- Marine Facilities By-law No.1 of 2021
- Health and Environmental Services By-law No.2 of 2021
- Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas By-law No.3 of 2021
- Roads and Parking By-law No.4 of 2021
The following table provides example amendments between Council’s current By-laws and the proposed By-laws. The table is not exhaustive of all changes. Individual review may be required.
|1||Amendment to the general permit process.||Provides consistency||All|
|2||Inclusion of competing applications||Allows determination for the issuing of permits||All|
|3||Inclusion of prescribed fees||Compliance with the Local Government Act 1993||All|
|4||Removal of Storm water provisions||Managed via the Urban Drainage Act 2013||Roads By-law|
|5||Control of beehives||Provision now in accordance with the Tasmanian Beekeepers association||Environmental By-law|
|6||Removal of part 7 – Trees on private property (of the current Environmental By-law)||Governed via the Kingborough Interim Planning Scheme 2015 (except when exempt) see FAQs||Environmental By-law|
|7||Removal of c.46 – declaration of alcohol-free areas||Governed via the Police Offence Act 1935||Parks By-law|
|8||Removal of c.42 – No smoking||Governed by the Public Health Act 1997||Parks By-law|
|9||Commercial use permit||Provides consistency||Marine By-law|
On 26 June 2021 the Kingborough Council published the notice pursuant to s.157 of the Local Government Act 1993 in the Mercury Newspaper. A copy of the notice can be found here.
Copies of the proposed By-laws and their regulatory impact statements can be found clicking on the laws above.
Submissions can be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via post to Kingborough Civic Centre, 15 Channel Hwy, Kingston, Tasmania, 7050. Submission may be made up to close of business 19 July 2021 .
Regulatory impact statements and the proposed By-laws can also be purchased from the Kingborough Civic Centre, 15 Channel Hwy, Kingston or the Bruny Island Service Centre, Main Rd, Alonnah, Bruny Island.
Public enquires on the content and effect of the proposed By-laws can be directed to Mr Scott Basham via email to email@example.com or via post to Kingborough Civic Centre, 15 Channel Hwy, Kingston, Tasmania, 7050 or via phone at (03) 6211 8200.