Some proposed changes to building activity definitions and activity hours.
We are conducting a minor review of Stonnington's General Local Law.
The existing law is not due to expire until July 2028, however we have identified a number of enhancements that if introduced, will help us work more effectively, efficiently and transparently.
The proposed enhancements include:
There are approximately 20 proposed changes and we are keen to hear your thoughts. Read about the changes below and have your say on the survey linked here before 7 May 2023.
Each of the sections below provides detailed information about the existing law, the proposed changes and what they mean.
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Some proposed changes to building activity definitions and activity hours.
Changes to the restrictions on music speakers projecting from shop fronts.
Expanding the meaning of damage of a tree or plant.
Changes to accessing, works and sporting on Council Reserves.
The purpose of this change is to discourage the contamination of waste across different bins.
We are proposing to add new sub-clauses relating to vehicle access on public land. These changes affect sections 107 and 127.
Procedures and protocols surrounding the use of drones in Council Reserves.
Updating the pronoun statements within the local law document to be more inclusive and to align with the Gender Equality Action Plan.
Updating the policy surrounding footpath trading and awnings to give consideration to allow semi-fixed barriers and umbrellas.
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