Register of local laws and notices

Brisbane City Council has a Register of Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws and publishes notices about new local laws, as well as proposed local laws open for public consultation.

Local laws for public consultation

For any law proposed by Council, public submissions may be made to the Chief Executive Officer during a consultation period.

Notice of new local law

Public Notice of making the Health, Safety and Amenity Local Law 2021 for the City of Brisbane
City of Brisbane Act 2010 - Section 29

  • Brisbane City Council (Council) has by resolution on 30 November 2021 made a local law entitled the Health, Safety and Amenity Local Law 2021 (the local law).
     
  • The purpose and general effect of the local law is to repeal the Health, Safety and Amenity Local Law 2009, amend the Health, Safety and Amenity Subordinate Local Law 2012 and amend the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014.
     
  • The local law:
    • introduces a regulatory framework for fire pits and braziers in Brisbane
    • extends odour provisions in relation to waste containers to residential premises
    • provides clarity about camping on Council controlled roads
    • relocates provisions relating to abandoned vehicles to the local law and
    • clarifies the existing regulatory framework for:
      • shopping trolleys
      • ​unsightly objects, materials and vegetation
      • hazardous fencing and electric fencing
      • swimming pools, portable wading pools and ponds
      • updates enforcement provisions for the local law.
         
  • The local law will commence on 01 February 2022.
     
  • The local law contains anti-competitive provisions, and Council has adopted, by resolution, a Public Interest Test Report in respect of those provisions and determined that although the local law contains the anti-competitive provisions detailed in the Report, it is in the public interest that the local law be made.
     
  • Copies of the Health, Safety and Amenity Local Law 2021, the Health, Safety and Amenity Subordinate Local Law 2012, and the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014 may be:
    • viewed and downloaded from this page;
    • viewed and downloaded at the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs’ website;
    • inspected and purchased at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Level 1, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

More information

For more information, you can download local laws and subordinate local laws from the state government's Local Laws Database or request a copy of a local law from the City Business Centre, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

Download the local laws:

Register of local laws 

The Register of Local Laws lists all of Council's local laws and subordinate local laws and states the purposes and general effects of each law:

Last updated: 3 December 2021