Local Laws

The Rural City of Wangaratta has two Local Laws, which are aimed at making the community safe and enjoyable for residents.

Both Police and Council enforce Local Laws. Please see below for information on the Local Laws in place and to download a copy.

Local Law No.1 Community Amenity

Local Law No.4 Major Council Policy Consultation

This local law creates an enshrined commitment to public consultation on Major Council Policy proposals and provide opportunities for affected people to be heard by Council and for their submissions to be taken into account in Council’s deliberations. Read the local law below.

Local-Law-No-4-Major-Council-Policy-Consultation.pdf(PDF, 860KB)

Revocation of Governance and Meeting Conduct Local Law

The Governance and Meeting Conduct Local Law was revoked in 2021.

Revocation-of-the-governance-and-meeting-conduct-local-law.pdf(PDF, 138KB)

Council’s updated Governance Rules including meeting procedures can be found here: Governance-Rules-August-2022.pdf(PDF, 518KB)