Council by-laws are local laws established by councils to deal with issues specific to the relevant council area and to manage the convenience, comfort and safety of the community.

City of Burnside has 7 by-laws that specifically address issues identified as requiring Council management and resourcing:

1. Permits & Penalties

To provide for a permit system and continuing penalties in Council by-laws, to clarify the construction of such by-laws, and to repeal by-laws.

By-Law No 1 - Permits & Penalties(PDF, 820KB)

2. Moveable Signs

To set standards for moveable signs on roads and to provide conditions for and the placement of such signs.

By-Law No 2 - Moveable Signs(PDF, 1MB)

3. Local Government Land

For the management and regulation of the use of and access to local government land vested in or under the control of Council, including the prohibition and regulation of particular activities on local government land.

By-Law No 3 - Local Government Land(PDF, 788KB)

Council Resolution to By-Law No 3, 12 December 2017:

Resolution to Smoking on Local Government Land (Operational)(PDF, 140KB)

4. Roads

For the management, control and regulation of activities on roads.

By-Law No 4 - Roads(PDF, 505KB)

5. Dogs

To limit the number of dogs that can be kept on premises and to provide for the management and control of dogs within the Council's area.

By-Law No 5 - Dogs(PDF, 826KB)

Council Resolution to By-Law No 5, 11 February 2020:

Resolution to Amendment to the Burnside Dog and Cat Management Plan(PDF, 149KB)

6. Waste Management

To regulate and control the removal of domestic, recyclable and green organic waste from premises, for the prevention and suppression of nuisances, and for regulating the management of Council property.

By-Law No 6 - Waste Management(PDF, 912KB)

7. Lodging Houses

To control, license, inspect and regulate lodging houses.

By-Law No 7 - Lodging Houses(PDF, 1MB)