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. Council has proposed to make the Meetings Amending Local Law 2024. Details are in the public notice below. 

Proposed local laws

Public Notice of proposed Meetings Amending Local Law 2024 for the City of Brisbane

City of Brisbane Act 2010 - Section 29

Brisbane City Council (Council) has by resolution on 11 June 2024 proposed to make a local law entitled Meetings Amending Local Law 2024 (the proposed local law).

The purpose of the proposed local law is to amend Meetings Local Law 2001 by:

  1. incorporating revised Model Meeting Procedures issued by the Department of Housing, Local Government, Planning and Public Works in June 2023; 
  2. incorporating amendments made in the Local Government (Councillor Conduct) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2023;
  3. making amendments to notified and urgency motions and motions of condolence;
  4. providing clarity of points of order that may be raised; 
  5. reordering the agenda for ordinary and extraordinary meetings; and
  6. amending speaking times for Councillors on a variety of matters.

Council is now consulting with the public about the proposed local law.  The consultation period about the proposed local law is 20 business days. The first day of the consultation period is Monday 17 June 2024. The last day of the consultation period is Friday 12 July 2024.

Any person may, on or before Friday 12 July 2024:

(a) download a copy of the proposed local law from the links below; and/or
(b) inspect and/or obtain a copy of the proposed local law at the City Customer Service Centre, Level 1, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane; and
(c) 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 Friday 12 July 2024. 
  2. Be addressed by mail to: 
    The Chief Executive Officer
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001
    or by email to:
  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 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:

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