Proposed New Local Law and Local Law Amendments

Consultation has concluded

Council has recommended a collection of draft new local laws and local law amendments for community consultation. They are among the first changes to be considered since the adoption of an entire new suite of local laws in 2015 and span a number of topics.

View the Council General Meeting Minutes - 9 May 2018 Item 11.2.3 for the Council resolution.

Have your say on pets, regulated parking, shipping containers, shopping trolleys and other proposed changes

23 May – 29 June 2018

While some of the proposed amendments are purely administrative, others will have a direct impact on various members of our community. Below is a list of proposed changes that are most likely to be of public interest, with links to the proposed amendments or law and topic specific fact sheets.

    • View the Proposed New Subordinate Local Law 1.19 and Proposed Amendment to Local Law 1 (Administration) 2015

      This proposed new subordinate local law seeks to regulate objects not defined as a building or structure under the Building Act 1975.

      The addition of this subordinate local law requires enabling amendment to the governing Local Law 1, to provide definitions as well as the power to remove an unlawful shipping container, railway carriage, or other object where no action is taken by a person following enforcement.

      Why? To ensure a container, railway carriage of other object is located in accordance with appropriate zoning, design, dimension and appearance conditions.

      Possible impact:

      • You may have to obtain approval for location of a shipping containers or railway carriages on your land.
      • You may be required to keep the container or carriage in good order and condition or to remove the container or carriage by a specified date.
      • It will be prohibited to place certain objects on vacant land.
    • For more information view the SLL 1.19 Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this subordinate local law, both designed to bring the Redlands in line with neighbouring councils:

      1. To include a fourth dog permit with criteria.
        Find changes in Schedule 1:Item 1 (2) (c) and Item 6 (2) and (3) of proposed Subordinate Local Law No.1.5
        Possible impact:
        • You would be able to apply to keep four dogs if your property is 6000 m2 or larger.
      2. To remove two current requirements needed for a third animal permit
        Find changes in Schedule 1: Item (3) and (4) of proposed Subordinate Local Law No.1.5
        Possible impact:
        • Compassionate grounds would not need to be met in your application to keep an extra dog or cat on your property.
        • You wouldn’t need your neighbours’ permission to apply to keep an extra dog or cat.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this local law:

      1. To exempt cats from wearing registration tags in certain circumstances, for the safety of the animals.
        Find changes in Section 49A (2) of proposed Local Law No. 2
      2. To update the criteria for viewing the register of impounded animals, for privacy reason.
        Find changes in Section 31 (6) of proposed Local Law No 2
        Possible impact:
        • You would only be able to view items on the register relating to your own animal.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • An amendment is proposed to define the criteria for a dog enclosure, specifying a fence as a physical barrier, for community safety reasons.

      Find changes in Schedule 4 Requirements for proper enclosure for animals Item 1 (c) of proposed SLL No.2

      Possible impacts:

      • You would need to ensure your dog enclosure meets the criteria set out for a physical barrier.
      • A house would not be considered an enclosure.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this local law:

      1. To amend criteria for native bird feeding on residential properties, so it doesn’t cause a nuisance (such as noise, waste, odour and property damage) to adjoining or nearby land.
        Find changes in Part 8 Section 23 of proposed LL3
        Possible impact:
        • You could be subject to a penalty (up to 50 unit points)
      2. To regulate the removal of shopping trolleys from retail precincts, for amenity, environmental and safety reasons.
        Find changes in Part 7 Sections 21-22 of proposed LL3
        Possible impacts:
        • While retailers remain responsible for trolley retrieval, individuals could be fined for removing a trolley from the retail precinct.
    • This proposed amendment seeks to allow fishing from bridges and culverts in Redland City unless authorised signage prohibits it.

      Find changes in Schedule 2 Restricted activities for local government controlled areas or roads of Proposed Subordinate Local Law 4

    • This proposed amendment seeks to add regulated off-street parking areas throughout the City including:

    • Find changes in proposed SLL5 Schedule 2 Part 1 Areas declared regulated off- street parking and Part 2 Maps of off-street regulated parking.

      Possible impacts:

      • To provide some new regulated parking areas and to designate permitted parking time or limitations on parking, indicated on official traffic signs installed in the areas.
      • Under regulated parking areas, Council may impose certain penalties for minor traffic offences relating to stopping and parking of vehicles contrary to signed directions.
    • For more information view the Regulated Parking Fact Sheet

Fill in the online submission form from 23 May and closes 5pm, 29 June 2018.

For your submission to be considered it must:

  • Be received by Redland City Council by 5pm, 29 June 2018
  • Provide the grounds on which you are making your submission (that is, whether you agree or disagree with the amendments)
  • Provide reasons and facts to support the grounds of your submission.

We will also accept formally make submissions by any of the following means during this period:

  • Email: rcc@redland.qld.gov.au, writing “Local Law amendment” in the subject field
  • Reply Paid Post: Local law amendment, Redland City Council, Reply Paid 21, Cleveland, QLD, 4163
  • Delivery during business hours: Redland City Council’s Customer Service Centres at:
    • Cleveland, Corner Bloomfield and Middle Streets, Cleveland
    • Capalaba, Noeleen Street, Capalaba Place (adjacent to Capalaba bus station and library
    • Victoria Point, 7-15 Bunker Rd (inside the Library Building at Victoria Point Lakeside, entrance via High Street)

All submissions will be considered before the final report on the proposed new laws and amendments is presented to Council for possible adoption.

All submissions will be responded to after the consultation period closes.

Council has recommended a collection of draft new local laws and local law amendments for community consultation. They are among the first changes to be considered since the adoption of an entire new suite of local laws in 2015 and span a number of topics.

View the Council General Meeting Minutes - 9 May 2018 Item 11.2.3 for the Council resolution.

Have your say on pets, regulated parking, shipping containers, shopping trolleys and other proposed changes

23 May – 29 June 2018

While some of the proposed amendments are purely administrative, others will have a direct impact on various members of our community. Below is a list of proposed changes that are most likely to be of public interest, with links to the proposed amendments or law and topic specific fact sheets.

    • View the Proposed New Subordinate Local Law 1.19 and Proposed Amendment to Local Law 1 (Administration) 2015

      This proposed new subordinate local law seeks to regulate objects not defined as a building or structure under the Building Act 1975.

      The addition of this subordinate local law requires enabling amendment to the governing Local Law 1, to provide definitions as well as the power to remove an unlawful shipping container, railway carriage, or other object where no action is taken by a person following enforcement.

      Why? To ensure a container, railway carriage of other object is located in accordance with appropriate zoning, design, dimension and appearance conditions.

      Possible impact:

      • You may have to obtain approval for location of a shipping containers or railway carriages on your land.
      • You may be required to keep the container or carriage in good order and condition or to remove the container or carriage by a specified date.
      • It will be prohibited to place certain objects on vacant land.
    • For more information view the SLL 1.19 Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this subordinate local law, both designed to bring the Redlands in line with neighbouring councils:

      1. To include a fourth dog permit with criteria.
        Find changes in Schedule 1:Item 1 (2) (c) and Item 6 (2) and (3) of proposed Subordinate Local Law No.1.5
        Possible impact:
        • You would be able to apply to keep four dogs if your property is 6000 m2 or larger.
      2. To remove two current requirements needed for a third animal permit
        Find changes in Schedule 1: Item (3) and (4) of proposed Subordinate Local Law No.1.5
        Possible impact:
        • Compassionate grounds would not need to be met in your application to keep an extra dog or cat on your property.
        • You wouldn’t need your neighbours’ permission to apply to keep an extra dog or cat.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this local law:

      1. To exempt cats from wearing registration tags in certain circumstances, for the safety of the animals.
        Find changes in Section 49A (2) of proposed Local Law No. 2
      2. To update the criteria for viewing the register of impounded animals, for privacy reason.
        Find changes in Section 31 (6) of proposed Local Law No 2
        Possible impact:
        • You would only be able to view items on the register relating to your own animal.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • An amendment is proposed to define the criteria for a dog enclosure, specifying a fence as a physical barrier, for community safety reasons.

      Find changes in Schedule 4 Requirements for proper enclosure for animals Item 1 (c) of proposed SLL No.2

      Possible impacts:

      • You would need to ensure your dog enclosure meets the criteria set out for a physical barrier.
      • A house would not be considered an enclosure.
    • For more information view the Animals Fact Sheet

    • There are two proposed amendments of note to this local law:

      1. To amend criteria for native bird feeding on residential properties, so it doesn’t cause a nuisance (such as noise, waste, odour and property damage) to adjoining or nearby land.
        Find changes in Part 8 Section 23 of proposed LL3
        Possible impact:
        • You could be subject to a penalty (up to 50 unit points)
      2. To regulate the removal of shopping trolleys from retail precincts, for amenity, environmental and safety reasons.
        Find changes in Part 7 Sections 21-22 of proposed LL3
        Possible impacts:
        • While retailers remain responsible for trolley retrieval, individuals could be fined for removing a trolley from the retail precinct.
    • This proposed amendment seeks to allow fishing from bridges and culverts in Redland City unless authorised signage prohibits it.

      Find changes in Schedule 2 Restricted activities for local government controlled areas or roads of Proposed Subordinate Local Law 4

    • This proposed amendment seeks to add regulated off-street parking areas throughout the City including:

    • Find changes in proposed SLL5 Schedule 2 Part 1 Areas declared regulated off- street parking and Part 2 Maps of off-street regulated parking.

      Possible impacts:

      • To provide some new regulated parking areas and to designate permitted parking time or limitations on parking, indicated on official traffic signs installed in the areas.
      • Under regulated parking areas, Council may impose certain penalties for minor traffic offences relating to stopping and parking of vehicles contrary to signed directions.
    • For more information view the Regulated Parking Fact Sheet

Fill in the online submission form from 23 May and closes 5pm, 29 June 2018.

For your submission to be considered it must:

  • Be received by Redland City Council by 5pm, 29 June 2018
  • Provide the grounds on which you are making your submission (that is, whether you agree or disagree with the amendments)
  • Provide reasons and facts to support the grounds of your submission.

We will also accept formally make submissions by any of the following means during this period:

  • Email: rcc@redland.qld.gov.au, writing “Local Law amendment” in the subject field
  • Reply Paid Post: Local law amendment, Redland City Council, Reply Paid 21, Cleveland, QLD, 4163
  • Delivery during business hours: Redland City Council’s Customer Service Centres at:
    • Cleveland, Corner Bloomfield and Middle Streets, Cleveland
    • Capalaba, Noeleen Street, Capalaba Place (adjacent to Capalaba bus station and library
    • Victoria Point, 7-15 Bunker Rd (inside the Library Building at Victoria Point Lakeside, entrance via High Street)

All submissions will be considered before the final report on the proposed new laws and amendments is presented to Council for possible adoption.

All submissions will be responded to after the consultation period closes.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Proposed Local Law Amendments Submission Form

    Redland City Council has proposed amendments to the following local laws:

    • Local Law 1 (Administration) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 1.19 (Placement of Shipping Containers, Railway Carriages and Other Objects on Land) 2018
    • Subordinate Local Law 1.5 (Keeping of Animals) 2015
    • Local Law No 2. (Animal Management) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2015
    • Local Law 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 5 (Parking) 2015

    To have your say on the amendments you need to submit a formally made submission

    Redland City Council has proposed amendments to the following local laws:

    • Local Law 1 (Administration) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 1.19 (Placement of Shipping Containers, Railway Carriages and Other Objects on Land) 2018
    • Subordinate Local Law 1.5 (Keeping of Animals) 2015
    • Local Law No 2. (Animal Management) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2015
    • Local Law 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2015
    • Subordinate Local Law 5 (Parking) 2015

    To have your say on the amendments you need to submit a formally made submission to Council during the community consultation period which runs from 23 May to 29 June 2018.

    Important note

    For your submission to be considered it must:

    • Be received by Redland City Council by 5pm, 29 June 2018.
    • Provide the grounds on which you are making your submission (that is, whether you agree or disagree with the amendments)
    • Provide reasons and facts to support the grounds of your submission.

    Section 1 – Personal details

    If you wish to make a formal submission we ask that you provide your personal details below. Your email address will be used to acknowledge receipt of your submission and to provide you with feedback about the local law amendment process. If your submission is made on behalf of an organisation, we reserve the right to publish the details of that organisation in reporting on local law amendment submissions made to Council.

    Your personal information will be treated in accordance with Council’s Information Privacy Policy (POL-3103) and the Information Privacy Act 2009. Your details will not be published or provided to any other person or agency unless we are required by law to do so.

    Consultation has concluded