Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2020

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We’re seeking your feedback on proposed updates to some provisions in the City of Fremantle Property Amendment Local Law 2020, including a provision to enable the City to make a determination controlling smoking in specific areas of local government property.


What updates are proposed and why?

Some key changes proposed are controlling smoking on local government property (see section 2.8) and penalties for 'taking or injuring fauna' and 'removing or damaging any flora' (see section 4.3).

A key focus of the City of Fremantle is creating a physical and social environment where it is easy for people to lead safe, happy and healthy lives, with 'environments that promote healthier lifestyles and community enjoyment' an outcome in our Strategic Community Plan. To ensure the City's property is available to be used for social activities for all, it is considered desirable to be able to designate certain areas of local government property as smoke free areas. It is anticipated that smoke free areas will improve the amenity in Fremantle by reducing litter from cigarette butts as well as exposure to cigarette smoke by users of local government property. Therefore, the City is proposing updates to the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2020 to enable this.


Purpose and Effect

The purpose and effect of the City of Fremantle Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2020 is as follows:

Purpose - To provide for the regulation, control and management of activities and facilities on all local government property within the district.

Effect - To establish the requirements with which any person using or being on all local government property within the district, must comply.


Share your feedback

Click on the links below or visit the document library on this page. The document is presented in two formats:

  • Click here to read a copy of the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law with amendments shown in either red (proposed removal) or green (proposed addition) text.
  • Click here to read a copy of the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law complete with the proposed additions and removals.


You can make a submission using the form below by 5.00pm Wednesday 9 December 2020.


We’re seeking your feedback on proposed updates to some provisions in the City of Fremantle Property Amendment Local Law 2020, including a provision to enable the City to make a determination controlling smoking in specific areas of local government property.


What updates are proposed and why?

Some key changes proposed are controlling smoking on local government property (see section 2.8) and penalties for 'taking or injuring fauna' and 'removing or damaging any flora' (see section 4.3).

A key focus of the City of Fremantle is creating a physical and social environment where it is easy for people to lead safe, happy and healthy lives, with 'environments that promote healthier lifestyles and community enjoyment' an outcome in our Strategic Community Plan. To ensure the City's property is available to be used for social activities for all, it is considered desirable to be able to designate certain areas of local government property as smoke free areas. It is anticipated that smoke free areas will improve the amenity in Fremantle by reducing litter from cigarette butts as well as exposure to cigarette smoke by users of local government property. Therefore, the City is proposing updates to the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2020 to enable this.


Purpose and Effect

The purpose and effect of the City of Fremantle Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2020 is as follows:

Purpose - To provide for the regulation, control and management of activities and facilities on all local government property within the district.

Effect - To establish the requirements with which any person using or being on all local government property within the district, must comply.


Share your feedback

Click on the links below or visit the document library on this page. The document is presented in two formats:

  • Click here to read a copy of the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law with amendments shown in either red (proposed removal) or green (proposed addition) text.
  • Click here to read a copy of the Local Government Property Amendment Local Law complete with the proposed additions and removals.


You can make a submission using the form below by 5.00pm Wednesday 9 December 2020.