Register of local laws and notices

Brisbane City Council has a Register of Local Laws and Subordinate Local Laws, and publishes notices about new and proposed local laws.

Notice of new local laws

Public Notice of making the Advertisements Amending Subordinate Local Law 2017 for the City of Brisbane
City of Brisbane Act 2010 - Section 32

Brisbane City Council has by resolution on 7 November 2017 made a subordinate local law entitled the Advertisements Amending Subordinate Local Law 2017 (the subordinate local law). The subordinate local law will commence on 10 November 2017.

The purpose and general effect of the subordinate local law is to amend the Advertisements Subordinate Local Law 2005 to provide greater clarity about permissible advertisements within Council’s local government area.

The subordinate local law is authorised to be made pursuant to the Advertisements Local Law 2013. The subordinate local law contains anti-competitive provisions, but a public interest test was not required by law.

Copies of the local law may be:

  • viewed and downloaded from this page; and
  • inspected and purchased at Council’s public office at Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

Copies of the consolidated Advertisements Subordinate Local Law 2005 may be:

More information

Download the local law:

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 Animals Local Law 2017. Details are in the public notice below. 

Proposed local laws

Public Notice of proposed Animals Local Law 2017 for the City of Brisbane

City of Brisbane Act 2010 - Section 29

Brisbane City Council ("Council") has by resolution proposed to make a local law entitled Animals Local Law 2017 ("the proposed local law").

The main purpose of the proposed local law is to regulate and manage the keeping and control of animals.

Council is now consulting with the public about the proposed local law.  The consultation period about the proposed local law is 28 business days. The first day of the consultation period is 15 January 2018. The last day of the consultation period is 22 February 2018.

Any person may, on or before 22 February 2018:

(a)     Download a copy of the proposed local law from the links below; and/or

(b)     Inspect and/or obtain free of charge a copy of the proposed local law at Council’s 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 22 February 2018.
  2. Be addressed by mail to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Brisbane City Council
GPO Box 1434
Brisbane Qld 4001

or by email to: SubmissionsToTheCEO@brisbane.qld.gov.au.

  1. State the full name and address of the submitter.
  2. 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:

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 Customer Service Centre, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

15 January 2018