Policies

Policy Manual Index

GOVERNANCE

G 1.1 Council Members - Continuing Professional Development

G 1.2 Attendance by Council Members at Events

G 1.3 Attendance by the Chief Executive Officer at Events

G 1.4 Code of Conduct for Councillors, Committee Members and Candidates

G 1.5 Legal Representation for Council Members and Employees

G 1.6 Approval of annual & long service leave for the CEO and appointment of an Acting CEO

G 1.7 Senior Employees

G 1.8 Risk Management

G 1.9 Council Member and Staff Interactions and Requests for Information

G 1.10 Communications and Social Media Policy

G 1.11 Corporate Uniform – Council Members

G 1.12 No Smoking

G 1.13 Alcohol Consumption

G 1.14 Gratuity, Gifts and Departing Employees

G 1.15 Code of Conduct - Staff

G 1.16 Acceptable Use of the Shire’s Computing & Communication Resources – Council Members

G 1.17 Acceptable Use of the Shire’s Computing & Communication Resources – Council Staff

G 1.18 Credit Card Use

G 1.19 Public Interest Disclosure

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

C 3.1 Community Grants Scheme

C 3.2 Shire of Northam Library Service

C 3.3 Art Collection Policy

C 3.4 Write Off / Waive Small Fees or Debts

FINANCE / ACCOUNTING

F 4.2 Procurement Policy

F 4.3 Investment Policy

F 4.5 End of Year Surplus

F 4.6 Asset Disposal

F 4.7 Annual and Long Service Liability Policy

F 4.8 Rates Hardship Policy

F 4.10 Vehicle & Plant Management

WORKS

W 5.1 Engineering - Technical Specifications - For Constructions of Subdivisions, Roads & Stormwater Drains

W 5.2 Crossovers

W 5.3 Road Building Materials - Gravel

W 5.4 Notice of Entry for Public Services & Utilities

W 5.5 Street Tree Policy

W 5.6 Verges Policy

W 5.7 Asset Management Policy

W 5.8 Heavy Haulage Cost Recovery Policy

PLANNING

LPP2 Construction & Development

LPP3 Transportable, Repurposed & Secondhand Dwellings

LPP5 Use of Sea Containers & Other Similar Storage Structures

LPP7 Development and Subdivision Contribution

LPP8 Retrospective Planning Applications and Fees

LPP9 Northam Airport Development

LPP10 Developments Abutting Rights of Way

LPP11 Tree Preservation Grevillea St

LPP12 Animal Establishments

LPP13 Ancillary Dwellings & Workers Accommodation

LPP14 Farm Stay Accommodation and Bed and Breakfast Establishments

LPP15 Rural Residential Subdivision Requirements

LPP16 Advertising Signage

LPP17 Industrial Development

LPP18 Heritage Precincts & Design Guidelines

LPP19 Rural Residential Design Guidelines

LPP20 Advertising of Planning Proposals

LPP21 Extractive Industries Local Planning Policy

LPP23 Outbuildings Residential & Mixed Use Zones

LPP24 Outbuildings in the Rural Residential - Rural Small Holding & Rural Zones

LPP25 Spencers Brook Special Control Area (SCA)

LPP26 Container Deposit Infrastructure

HEALTH

H 6.1 ALFRESCO – Outdoor Eating in Public Place

H 6.2 Short Term Use of Shire Ovals and Reserves for Accommodation

H 6.3 Genetically Modified Crops

H 6.4 Temporary Accommodation during Construction of a Dwelling

H 6.5 Disused Motor Vehicles

H 6.6 Conversion of Class 10 Buildings to Class 1 Habitable Buildings

H 6.7 Portable Signs on Thoroughfares

H 6.8 Political Issues Signs

H 6.9 Trading on Thoroughfares & Public Places

BUILDING

B 7.1 Amalgamation of Lot for Building Sites

B 7.2 Retaining Walls

B 7.3 Roof Drainage - Townsites

B 7.4 Signs – Building Permit Requirements

B 7.5 Water Tank Installations

ADMINISTRATION

A 8.1 Policy on Harvest, Vehicle Movement and/or Hot Works Bans

A 8.2 Policy for Children on a Fire Ground

A 8.3 Records Management

A 8.4 Complaints Management System

A 8.5 Management of Council Property Leases

A 8.6 Consent to Consume Liquor in or on a Council Property (Public Place)

RANGER SERVICES

R 9.1 Multiple Dog Policy