Council has a range of policies, some that we are required to have by law and some we choose to have to support consistent decision-making. This page provides details on the three key types of policies we have; financial policies, statutory policies and community policies.
Finance and Rating Policies
Council is required to have most of these types of policies under legislation. These policies must be reviewed regularly and usually Council consults with the community on them before making any amendments.
Council is required to have a range of policies in place under various pieces of legislation and is some cases, Council can choose to adopt policies but is not required to have them. For financial and rating policies see the above link. This section lists the remaining statutory policies of Council. These are reviewed regularly and usually Council must consult with the community before making any amendments.
These are the policies Council chooses to have to guide decision-making and to ensure consistent approaches are used in certain circumstances. These policies are reviewed regularly.