Adoption of Local Laws

Published on Thursday, 17 March 2022 at 2:47:58 PM


Adoption of Local Laws

The following local laws will come into effect on the 30th March, 2022.

Public Places and Local Government Property Local Law

The purpose is to regulate the care, control and management of property of and under the care, control and management of the Shire including thoroughfares. The effect is that some Shire property is set aside for particular uses, some activities are allowed only under a permit or under a determination, and others are restricted or prohibited. The local law also establishes offences for inappropriate behaviour in or on Shire property.

Cat Local Law 2022

The purpose is to set a ‘standard number’ of cats that may be kept on premises. The effect is that persons must not keep more than the standard number of cats unless provided for by the local law, the Cat Act, or its associated Regulations.

Dog Local Law 2022

The purpose is to make provisions about the confinement of dogs, control the number of dogs that can be kept on premises in the district, regulate dog kennels and to require removal of dog excreta. The effect is to extend the controls over dogs which exist under the Dog Act 1976 and Regulations.

These local laws may be inspected and copies obtained from the Shire Offices at 16 Tower Street, Leonora during normal office hours or on its website at

J.G. Epis

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Leonora

PO Box 56


Phone: 08 9037 6044

17th March, 2022