Boroondara City Council is considering making a local law to be known as the "Street Numbering Local Law". The following information about the proposed local law is provided in accordance with section 119 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Purpose of the Proposed Local Law

The purposes of this Local Law are to provide for the:

  • revocation of Council's existing Street Numbering Local Law 2010;
  • peace, order and good governance of the municipality;
  • protection and enhancement of the amenity and environment of the municipality through the uniform numbering of properties throughout the municipality;
  • display of street numbers that are of a style, size and colour so as to be clearly visible to occupants from vehicles on the nearest adjacent road; and
  • uniform and fair administration of this Local Law.

General purport of the Proposed Local Law

The proposed local law if made, will:

  • make it an offence for an owner of private land to fail or refuse to display an allocated street number or to display a number other than an allocated street number;
  • create an offence for a person who fails to comply with a Notice to Comply; and
  • empower an Authorised Officer to issue an infringement notice for contravention of the proposed local law, which may incur a penalty specified in the proposed local law.

Any person affected by the proposed local law may make a submission relating to it to the Council. All submissions received by the Council within 28 days of the publication of this notice will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Any person making a submission is entitled to request (in the submission itself) to be heard in support of the submission by appearing before a meeting of a Council committee (either personally or by a person acting on his or her behalf). In that event. the person will be notified of the date and time of the hearing.

Any person making a written submission under section 223 of the Act is advised that all submissions and personal information in the submission will be handled by Council in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

Submissions should be addressed to Chief Executive Officer and posted to Boroondara City Council, Private Bag 1, Camberwell VIC 3124. delivered to Council's Office at 8 lnglesby Road, Camberwell VIC 3124, or emailed to [email protected]

Submissions must be received by 24 July 2020.

Enquiries should  be  directed  to  John  Lorkin, Coordinator­ Revenue & Property Services on 9278 4331.

Council will meet to consider making a local law in the form of the proposed local law at the Council Meeting on 24 August 2020.

Phillip Storer
Chief Executive Officer