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Current Local Laws

Local Governments in Western Australia have the power to create specific laws that address local issues or concerns. These Local Laws address a wide range of issues and activities such as how the Council will conduct its meetings, how many cats or dogs may be kept on a property, and car parking, to name a few. Local Laws are enforceable through the courts and often carry infringement notices so it is very important that you seek advice from our helpful staff if you have a question on what a Local Law might mean to you. You may contact the Town of Port Hedland on: 08 9158 9300. 

Click on the below links to view the Town of Port Hedland Local Laws.

Animals, Environment and Nuisances Local Law 2016

Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2017

Cemetery Local Law 2015

Health Local Law 2016

Parking Local Law 2015

Public Places and Local Government Property Local Law 2016

Standing Orders Local Law 2014 

Dogs Local Law 2021

Waste Local Law 2020 - Effective 27 August 2021

Waste Local Law Notice of Undertaking

Waste Amendment Local Law 2022

Public Places and Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2022

All Town of Port Hedland documents are available to the community upon request and in alternative formats if required, including hard copy in standard and large print, electronic format, audio format on CD or USB, or via email.