Notification of Amendment to Local Laws

Cook Shire Council recently made amendments to Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2016 and Subordinate Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2016.
  1. This notice is published in accordance with section 29B(4) of the Local Government Act 2009 and may be cited as the Cook Shire Council (Making of Local Laws) Website Notice (No.3) 2020.

Making of Local Laws

  1. Cook Shire Council (“the Council”) has, by resolution dated 13 October 2020, made Amending Subordinate Local Law No.3 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2019.

Subordinate Local Laws Amended

  1. Amending Subordinate Local Law No. 3 (Miscellaneous Subordinate Local Laws) 2020 amends:-

(a) Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016;

(b) Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2016; and

(c) Subordinate Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2016.


  1. The purpose of this local law is to amend —

(a) Subordinate Local Law No.1 (Administration) 2016 to increase the number of people permitted to attend an event before an approval is required from 30 to 50; and

(b) Subordinate Local Law No.2 (Animal Management) 2016 to

(i) include additional facilities where animals can be impounded; and

(ii) define a dog off leash area; and

(c) Subordinate Local Law No.4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2016 to—

(i) restrict the number of nights a Recreational Vehicle (RV), as defined by local law, can utilise an RV Rest Area to three consecutive nights; and

(ii) require the master of a vessel berthing at a Council controlled jetty to obtain approval prior to berthing.

A copy of the local law may be—

  • inspected and purchased at the local governments public office — 10 Furneaux Street, Cooktown Qld 4895; and
  • viewed by the public on the Department of Local Government, Racing, and Multicultural Affairs website.


Linda Cardew
Chief Executive Officer

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday