Notice of Intention to Make Local Law

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Proposed Community Amenity (Amendment)
Local Law 2023


Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of Section 73 of the Local Government Act 2020 that at its meeting on 30 May 2023, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council resolved to release the draft Community Amenity (Amendment) Local Law 2023 for public submissions.

Proposed Community Amenity (Amendment) Local Law 2023

The objectives and intended effect of the Local Law is to amend Part 4 – Open Air Burning of the Community Amenity Local Law 2022, to manage fuel loads to minimise bushfire risk and to protect the amenity of the Shire by controlling the use of open air burning; allowing burning for the purpose of fuel reduction for fire prevention purposes;  minimising nuisance and hazards caused by smoke; and encouraging recycling, use of green waste services and other alternatives to the management of fuel loads and bushfire risk.


Copies of the proposed local law may be obtained from Council offices during office hours at:

  • 90 Besgrove Street, Rosebud
  • 2 Queen Street, Mornington
  • 21 Marine Parade, Hastings

or via telephone on 1300 850 600.

The proposed local law can also be accessed on Council’s website at


Any person who wishes to make a submission in relation to the proposed local law must lodge the submission in writing addressed to:

Community Safety and Compliance Team
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Private Bag 1000
Rosebud, VIC, 3939

or online via Council’s website at 
or via email to:

Submissions will be received from 5 July to 2 August 2023.

Please note, that unless a submitter advises the Shire to the contrary, the submission may be made available to the public.

Council, in accordance with Section 73 of the Local Government Act 2020, will consider all written submissions received within the prescribed time.

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