Local laws and policies

The City has enacted a number of local laws that govern activities on land that is owned or managed by the City, as well as certain activities conducted on private land within the City.

These local laws have the status of legislation and are enforceable by the City. The City may authorise Officers to enforce the local laws on its behalf. The City is required to review its local laws once every eight years.


The Council has adopted a Policy Manual which provides the Council and staff with guidelines over a range of issues. Policies are not binding, but provide a basis for in determining individual applications or requests. Policies also enable the community to be aware of the reasoning behind decisions.


Proposed Local Laws

The City invites comments on proposed local laws. The following proposed local law is currently available for public comment:

Proposed Outdoor Dining Local Law 2019
The proposed Local Law is also available for inspection during business hours at Council House located on the ground floor, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth and at the City of Perth Library.

Proposed Outdoor Dining Local Law 2019


Submissions may be made until Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

Submissions may be mailed to:

Chief Executive Officer
City of Perth 27-29
St Georges Terrace
Perth   WA   6000

or emailed to: info.city@cityofperth.wa.gov.au

For more information or enquiries, please see the public notice or contact the City on (08) 9461 1421