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.

Proposed local laws

Public Notice of proposed Meetings Amending Local Law 2021 for the City of Brisbane

City of Brisbane Act 2010 - Section 29

1. Brisbane City Council (Council) has, by resolution on 14 September 2021, proposed to make a local law entitled Meetings Amending Local Law 2021 (the proposed local law).

2. The proposed local law aims to amend the Meetings Local Law 2001 by:

  • providing provision for meetings to be attended electronically
  • incorporating the Revised Model Meeting Procedures issued by the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs in September 2020
  • making amendments to notified and urgency motions
  • providing clarity of points of order that may be raised
  • separating the rules that apply to Council meetings and those that apply to committee meetings
  • making appropriate changes throughout to the positions of Chair and Civic Cabinet Chair.

Council is now consulting with the public about the proposed local law. The consultation period for the proposed local law is 15 business days. The first day of the consultation period is Monday 27 September 2021. The last day of the consultation period is Monday 18 October 2021.

Any person may, on or before Monday 18 October 2021:

  1. download a copy of the proposed local law from Council’s website
  2. inspect and/or obtain a copy of the proposed local law at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Level 1, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane
  3. make a written submission about the proposed local law stating the aspects of the proposed local law to which the submission relates and the grounds, facts and circumstances relied on in the submission.

Submissions must:

  1. be received by Council on or before Monday 18 October 2021
  2. be addressed by mail to:
    The Chief Executive Officer
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001

      or by email 

 3. state the full name and address of the submitter

 4. nominate a principal submitter if a submission is made by more than one submitter.

Council will consider all properly made submissions.

The personal information provided in submissions will be used by Brisbane City Council for the purpose of recording and responding to submissions on the proposed local law.  Personal information will not be disclosed to any third party without the consent of the submitter unless required or permitted by law.

More Information

Download the proposed amending Local Law:

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:

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.

Last updated: 22 September 2021