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By-law directory

The by-law directory is a list of current council by-laws for each Tasmanian council. Not all councils have by-laws. The details below, including expiry dates, are listed for general guidance only and confirmation regarding the by-law with the relevant council is advised.

Break O'Day Council

  • Caravans - expires 13 April 2023
  • Reserves, Parks and Gardens - expires 22 March 2026

Brighton Council

  • Environmental Health - expires 23 August 2027

Burnie City Council

  • Public Reserves and Public Buildings - expires 25 May 2021
  • Highways - expires 18 December 2023
  • Parking - expires 29 March 2027
  • Waste Collection and Waste Management - expires 31 May 2027

Central Coast Council

  • Animal Control - expires 1 November 2028

Central Highlands Council

  • Caravans - expires 30 July 2024

Circular Head Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws.

Clarence City Council

  • Services and Refuse - expires 9 April 2024
  • Local Highways Standard Requirements - expires 24 December 2024
  • Public Places - expires 2 May 2028

Derwent Valley Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws

Devonport City Council

  • Street Trading - expires 16 June 2020
  • Parking - expires 27 November 2023
  • Reserves, Parks and Gardens - expires 23 January 2027

Dorset Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws.

Flinders Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws

George Town Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws.

Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws

Glenorchy City Council

  • Animal Management - expires 28 May 2024
  • Environmental Amenity - expires 23 August 2027

Hobart City Council

  • Salamanca Market - expires 26 May 2020
  • Infrastructure - expires 18 July 2028
  • Environmental Health - expires 18 July 2028
  • Waste Management - expires 18 July 2028
  • Parking - expires 1 August 2028
  • Public Spaces - expires 1 August 2028

Huon Valley Council

  • Waste Management - expires 6 March 2023
  • Roads (Local Highways) - expires 11 February 2025
  • Caravan - 16 September 2025
  • Council Land and Recreational Facilities - 3 May 2027

Kentish Council

  • Reserves, Parks and Gardens - expires 5 December 2022

King Island Council

  • Aerodrome - expires 23 May 2022

Kingborough Council

  • Marine Facilities - expires 29 March 2021
  • Roads, Parking and Stormwater - expires 4 August 2021
  • Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas - expires 4 August 2021
  • Health and Environmental Services- expires 4 August 2021
  • Bruny Island Cat - expires 7 August 2029

Latrobe Council

  • Street Dining - expires 11 July 2022
  • Camping - expires 2 October 2029

Launceston City Council

  • Malls - expires 12 May 2020
  • Parking - expires 10 July 2023

Meander Valley Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws

Northern Midlands Council

  • Display of Goods on a Highway - expires 3 February 2020
  • Freestanding Sign- expires 3 February 2020
  • On Street Dining- expires 3 February 2020

Sorell Council

  • Environmental Health - expires 23 December 2023
  • Local Highways - 20 January 2025
  • Public Places - 17 June 2025

Southern Midlands Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws

Tasman Council

  • Regulatory Services - expires 15 August 2028

Waratah-Wynyard Council

  • Highways, Public Reserves, Parking Areas and Stormwater - expires 3 August 2026

West Coast Council

  • Street Dining - expires 5 July 2027
  • Parking - expires 18 January 2027

West Tamar Council

  • This council does not have any current by-laws
Further information

For information and enquiries regarding a specific by-law and its operation, contact the council which is responsible for that by-law.  The website for each council can be accessed in the Tasmanian Council Directory.

For further information or queries on making by-laws contact the Local Government Division

  • phone 03 6232 7022

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