Policies, Delegations and Local Laws

Please note, our Policies and Delegations are under review at present.

COUNCIL POLICIES

Policy Type

Policy Number and Name

General

Policy 1.1.1 – Policy Manual – Version 1

Policy 1.1.2 – Common Seal – Version 1

Policy 1.1.3 – Civic Receptions – Version 2

Policy 1.1.4 – COVID19 Financial hardship – Version 1

Policy 1.1.5 – Council Meetings – Meals – Version 2

Policy 1.1.6 – Council Meeting Framework – Version 1

Policy 1.1.7 – Citizenship Ceremonies – Version 2

Policy 1.1.8 – Agenda Briefings, Concept Forums and Workshops – Version 1

Policy 1.1.9 – Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country – Version 1

Administration

Councillor Training and Professional Development Policy – Version 1

Councillor and CEO Attendance at Events Policy – Version 1

Policy 1.2.1 – Councillor Recognition – Version 2

Policy 1.2.2 – Legal Representation – Costs Indemnification – Version 3

Policy 1.2.3 – Councillor Expenses and Allowances – Version 6

Policy 1.2.4 – Elected Members’ Electronic Communication and iPad Policy – Version 1

Policy 2.1.1 – Use of Council Chambers Council Meeting Rooms and Facilities – Version 2

Policy 2.1.2 – Shire of Harvey Privacy Policy – Version 1

Policy 2.1.3 – Risk Management – Version 3

Finance

Policy 2.2.1 – Investments – Version 6

Policy 2.2.2 – Bonds Interest – Version 4

Policy 2.2.3 – Asset Management – Version 3

Policy 2.2.4 – Capitalisation of Assets – Version 4

Policy 2.2.5 – Depreciation of non-Current Assets – Version 4

Policy 2.2.6 – Fair Value Revaluation – Version 2

Policy 2.2.7 – Loans – Self Supporting – Version 5

Policy 2.2.8 – Insurance Cover for Public Events – Version 4

Policy 2.2.9 – Interest Charged on Overdue Rates, Rubbish or Instalment Fees – Version 5

Policy 2.2.10 – Interim Rates or Interim Rubbish Charges – Version 4

Policy 2.2.11 – Purchasing Policy – Version 7

Policy 2.2.12 – Canvass of Councillors – Version 3

Policy 2.2.14 – Materiality – Version 3

Policy 2.2.16 – Disaster Relief Donations – Version 2

Policy 2.2.17 – Donations Policy – Version 2

Policy 2.2.18 – Related Party Disclosures – Version 2

Policy 2.2.19 – Corporate Credit Card Policy – Version 4

Community and Economic Development

Policy 3.1.1 – Honours and Awards – Version 1

Policy 3.1.2 – Use of Outdoor Recreation Facilities by Clubs and Organisations – Version 4

Policy 3.1.3 – Financial Assistance to Clubs and Organisations – Version 6

Policy 3.1.4 – Use of Portable and Fixed Cameras – Version 2

Policy 3.1.5 – Access and Inclusion – Version 2

Policy 3.1.6 – Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme – Version 1

Policy 3.2.1 – Tourism – Objectives and Policy Document Guidelines – Version 2

Policy 3.2.2 – Leschenault Leisure Centre Sponsorship Policy – Version 1

Building

Policy 4.2.1 – Maintenance of Council Facilities – Version 3

Policy 4.2.2 – All Halls – Hire of chairs and other equipment – Version 3

Policy 4.2.3 – Council Properties – Vandalism Reward – Version 3

Policy 4.2.4 – Bootscooting – Council Facilities – Version 3

Policy 4.2.5 – Approval of Building Permits – Version 7

Policy 4.2.6 – Variation to R Codes – Outbuildings – Version 8

Policy 4.2.7 – Drainage and Fill for Building Sites in Wet Areas – Version 3

Policy 4.2.8 – Cut and Fill – Footings, Sand pad Policy and Control of Earthworks – Version 3

Policy 4.2.9 – Housing Standards and Re-Located Dwellings – Version 3

Policy 4.2.10 – Special Residential Zones – Rammed Earth Construction – Version 4

Policy 4.2.11 – Lesch Estuary, Collie, Preston and Brunswick Rivers Flood Studies – Version 3

Policy 4.2.12 – Footing and Slab Design – Version 3

Policy 4.2.13 – Policy relating to dividing fences – Version 4

Policy 4.2.14 – Signs – Unlawfully Displayed – Version 3

Policy 4.2.15 – Advertising Signs – subdivisions – Version 3

Policy 4.2.16 – Signs – Commonwealth, State and Local Government Elections – Version 3

Policy 4.2.17 – Steel external wall or fascia cladding – Version 3

Policy 4.2.18 – Retaining walls – Version 3

Policy 4.2.19 – Building height – Version 3

Health

Policy 4.3.1 – Meat inspection – Version 3

Policy 4.3.2 – Pest control – premises – Version 3

Policy 4.3.3 – Temporary accommodation – building sites – Version 5

Policy 4.3.4 – Chironomid Midge and Mosquito Risk Assessment Guide for constructed water bodies – Version 3

Policy 4.3.5 – Approval for licensed carriers of Controlled Wastes to utilise Septage Disposal Facility – Version 2

Policy 4.3.6 – Yarloop – Temporary accommodation – building sites – Version 1

Policy 4.3.7 – Trading in public places policy for food vendors – Version 1

Human Resources

Policy 2.4.1 – Staff – industrial allowance – Version 2

Policy 2.4.2 – Superannuation – Matching Voluntary Contribution – Version 2

Policy 2.4.3 – Occupational Safety and Health – Version 2

Policy 2.4.4 – Acting Chief Executive Officer – Version 1

Law Order and Emergency Management

Policy 2.3.1 – Bush Fire Act Requirements – Version 3

Policy 2.3.2 – Banning of cooking and camp fires within the Shire of Harvey – Version 3

Policy 2.3.3 – Bushfire burning to protect dwellings – Version 3

Policy 2.3.4 – Bushfire fighting appliances – Version 3

Policy 2.3.5 – Fire Control Management Plan – Foreshore areas – Australind and adjoining waterways – Version 3

Policy 2.3.6 – Fire protection of private plantations – Version 3

Policy 2.3.7 – Bush Fire – roadside burning – Version 4

Policy 2.3.8 – Bush Fire – Refreshments for fire fighters – Version 4

Policy 2.3.9 – Control of fires – forward control points – Version 2

Policy 2.3.10 – Breathing apparatus – Version 5

Policy 2.3.11 – Bush Fire Advisory Committee – functions and make up – Version 3

Policy 2.3.12 – Bush Fire training courses – catering – Version 3

Policy 2.3.13 – Response to wild fires – Rubbish tips – Version 4

Policy 2.3.14 – Bush Fire personnel – minimum training standard – Version 3

Planning

Policy 4.1.1 – Town Planning Scheme No 3 – Version 3

Policy 4.1.2 – Home Occupations – Version 5

Policy 4.1.3 – Bank Guarantees and Bonds – Version 3

Policy 4.1.4 – Air Quality Control Guidelines – Version 3

Policy 4.1.5 – Variation to R Codes – Primary street setback for grouped dwellings in existing areas – Version 3

Policy 4.1.6 – Residential Land Slopes – Version 3

Policy 4.1.7 – Advertising of Subdivision applications – Version 2

Policy 4.1.8 – Extractive industry proposals within the Kemerton Locality Strategic Industrial Area – Version 2

Policy 4.1.9 – Wind turbines in rural areas – Version 2

Policy 4.1.10 – Setbacks for structures on farming land – Version 2

Policy 4.1.11 – Reflective materials within a place of landscape value – Version 2

Policy 4.1.12 – Development guidelines – South Australind – Version 2

Policy 4.1.13 – Local Planning Policy for Heritage Places – Version 1

Policy 4.1.14 – Medium density single house development standards (R-MD Codes) – Treendale (South Structure Plan) – Version 1

Policy 4.1.15 – Advertising signs – Version 1

Policy 4.1.16 – Sustainable building materials and construction practices – Version 1

Technical

Policy 5.1.1 – Engineering Design and Construction Standards – Subdivisions – Version 3

Policy 5.1.2 – Ward Allocation for Roads – Version 2

Policy 5.1.3 – Road Reserves – Drainage – Version 2

Policy 5.1.4 – School Bus Routes – Version 2

Policy 5.1.5 – Crossovers – subsidy – Version 2

Policy 5.1.6 – Bitumen Roads – Contribution by adjoining landowners – Version 2

Policy 5.1.7 – Private works – Service – Sporting Clubs – Version 2

Policy 5.1.8 – Bridges – public utility services on road bridges – Version 2

Policy 5.1.9 – Tree Planing Program – Version 2

Policy 5.1.10 – Street Lighting – Version 2

Policy 5.1.11 – Unconstructed and substandard roads – Version 2

Policy 5.1.12 – Gravel roads and dust emission letter – Version 2

Policy 5.1.13 – School precinct parking – Version 2

Policy 5.1.14 – Landscape treatment of road verges – Version 2

Policy 5.1.15 – Water usage from Council water standpipes – Version 3

Policy 5.1.16 – Residential kerb numbering – Version 2

Policy 5.1.17 – Memorials Policy – Version 1

Policy 5.2.1 – Recreation grounds – Agricultural Society facilities – Version 4

Policy 5.2.2 – Reserves – requests – Version 3

Policy 5.2.3 – Shire of Harvey recreation grounds – camping – Version 3

Policy 5.2.4 – Recreation grounds – marking fields – Version 3

Policy 5.2.5 – Grazing rights – Version 3

Policy 5.2.6 – Wildflower harvesting – Council reserves – Version 3

 

DELEGATIONS

Executive Services

General

1.1.1 – Use of Common Seal

1.1.2 – Use of Council Chambers, Council Meeting Rooms and Facilities

1.1.3 – Civic Receptions

1.1.4 – Use of Council equipment from Council facilities

1.1.5 – Harvey Art Prize Selection

Councillors

1.2.2 – Legal Representation – Costs Indemnification

1.2.1 – Elected Member Training Approval

Corporate Services

Administration

2.1.1 – Market Days

2.1.2 – Liquor – Sale of from Council property

2.1.3 – Street Appeals

2.1.4 – Discounted or free use of Council facilities

2.1.5 – Legal Advice

2.1.6 – Enforcement and Legal proceedings

2.1.7 – Conduct of Sales – Brunswick Selling Complex

2.1.8 – Reserves – Request for use

2.1.9 – Shire of Harvey Recreation Grounds – camping

2.1.10 – Contractors, Plant and Equipment

Finance

2.2.1 – Creditors, Payment of

2.2.3 – Property – Acquisition and Disposal

2.2.4 – Rate Book

2.2.5 – Contract Variations

2.2.6 – Insurance

2.2.7 – Insurance – Public Liability Claims

2.2.8 – Financial Assistance – Organisations

2.2.9 – Investment of Council funds

2.2.10 – Write off of interest charged on rates debtors

2.2.12 – Corporate Credit Card

Law, Order and Emergency Management

2.3.1 – Burning Prohibited Times (Variations)

2.3.2- Banning of Cooking and Campfires

2.3.3 – Fire Break exemption and variation

2.3.4 – Fire Break Order – compliance works

2.3.5 – Allocation of resources in emergency and emergency recovery situations in the sw of wa

2.3.6 – Issue of Unsightly property notices

Staff

2.4.1 – Vehicles, use of

2.4.2 – Conferences – Seminars, Professional

 

Community Services

Development Services

Planning

4.1.1 – Subdivision clearances

4.1.2 – Advertising of Applications

4.1.3 – Development Applications

4.1.4 – Telecommunication underground cables

4.1.5 – Home Occupations

4.1.6 – Reserve Management Orders

4.1.7 – Subdivision and Amalgamation Applications

4.1.8 – Modify Development Standards

4.1.9 – Not Permitted Uses

4.1.10 – s40 Certificates

4.1.11 – Vegetation clearing referrals

4.1.12 – Place of Landscape Value

4.1.13 – Undersized lots

4.1.14 – Development of Land

4.1.15 – Road Names

4.1.16 – Greater Bunbury Region Scheme

4.1.17 – Wind Turbines

4.1.18 – s214 Directions

4.1.19 – Building Envelope Modification

4.1.20 – Existing Approvals

4.1.21 – Statutory Authority Referrals

4.1.22 – JDAP Recommendations

4.1.23 – Use Not Listed

4.1.24 – Reserved Land

4.1.25 – Extractive Industries – Reapproval

4.1.26 – Advertising Signs

Building

4.2.1 – Building Permits Licence Fees – Waived for local organisations

4.2.2 – Building Permit Licences – Retaining Walls

4.2.3 – Advertising Signs

4.2.4 – Strata Titles

4.2.6 – Issue of Building and Demolition Permits

4.2.7 – Occupancy Permits and Building Approval Certificates

4.2.8 – Extension of Duration of Occupancy Permit or Building Approval Certificates

4.2.9 – Appointment of Authorised Persons

4.2.10 – Building Orders

4.2.11 – Special Residential Area within Roelands – Building materials

4.2.12 – Performance based solutions under Residential Design Codes

Health

4.3.1 – Septic Tank Approvals

4.3.2 – Powers of Entry and Inspection of Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds

4.3.3 – Temporary Accommodation – Building Sites

4.3.4 – Approval for Licensed Carriers of Controlled Wastes to utilise septage disposal facility

4.3.5 – Food Act 2008 – Prohibition Notices, Certificates of Clearance and Registration of Business

4.3.6 – Appointment of Officers and various functions under Food Act 2008

4.3.7 – Authorisation to approve Traders’ Permits only relating to food trading

4.3.8 – Appointment of Environmental Health Officer and Authorised Officers under the Public Health Act 2016

Technical Services

Roads and Infrastructure

5.1.1 – Temporary Closure of Streets

5.1.2 – Street Processions

5.1.3 – Car Rallies

5.1.4 – Fun Runs

5.1.5 – Issue and Withdrawal of Permits for operations of Restricted Access Vehicles

5.1.6 – Minor Land Resumptions on Main Roads

5.1.7 – Works in Streets – Authority to Serve Notice

5.1.8 – Works undertaken in Streets

Parks, Gardens and Reserves

5.2.1 – Wildflower Harvesting – Council Reserves

Approved 2020

Bush Fires Act 1954

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Appoint Bush Fire Control Officer/s and Fire Weather Officer
Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Firebreaks

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Burning garden refuse / Open air fires

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Control and extinguishment of bush fires

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Control of operations likely to create bush fire danger

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO -Make request to FES Commissioner – Control of fire

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Prohibited burning times – Control activities

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Prohibited burning times – Vary

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Restricted burning times – Vary and control activities

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Withdrawal of Infringement notices

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Prosecution of offences

Bush Fires Act 1954 Delegations Council to CEO – Recovery of expenses incurred through contraventions of this Act

Cat Act 2011 Delegations

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Applications to keep additional cats – Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Reduce or waiver Registration fee – Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Appoint Authorised Persons – Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Approval to breed cats – Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Cat control notices – Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Cat Registrations -Version 1

Cat Act 2011 Delegations Council to CEO – Recovery of costs – Destruction of cats – Version 1

Dog Act 1974 Delegations

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Refuse or cancel registration – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Appoint authorised persons – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Dangerous dog declared or seized – Objections and when to revoke – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Declare a dangerous dog – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Determine recoverable expenses for dangerous dog declaration – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Dispose of or sell dogs liable to be destroyed – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Objection to notice to revoke declaration or destruction notices – Version 1

Dog Act Delegation – Council to CEO – Recovery of monies due under this Act – Version 1

Local Government Act 1995 Delegations

Local Government Act 1995 Delegations – Investment of Council Funds

Tenders for Goods and Services – Version 1

Planning and Development Act 2005 Delegations

Planning On Delegation – State of Emergency – Version 1

Public Health Act 2016 Delegations

Public Health Act 2016 Delegations – Designate Authorised Officers

 

Local Laws

Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2017

Cemeteries Local Law 2017

Commonage Local Law 2008

Dogs Local Law 2017

Extractive Industries Local Law 2017

Fencing Local Law 2017

Local Government Property Local Law 2017

Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2017

Health Local Laws 2014

Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2017

Miscellaneous Provisions Local Law 2008

Proposed Local Law Repealing Obsolete Local Laws

Repeal Local Law (Signs) – FINAL 13072016

Shire of Harvey Waste Local Law 2019

Standing Orders Local Law 2017

 

 

 


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