Community & local laws

The Community Local Law(PDF, 418KB) has been developed to:

  • provide a safe and healthy environment
  • prohibit, regulate and control activities which may be dangerous, unsafe or detrimental to the quality of life in Hobsons Bay
  • prohibit behaviour which may be a nuisance or detrimental to health and safety
  • control nuisances and noise, odour and smoke emissions, and other discharges to the environment which may adversely affect the enjoyment of life, health, safety and welfare of persons within Hobsons Bay

More information about common infringements is available elsewhere in the Regulations section. Depending upon the nature of the offence, penalties of up to $2000 may apply.