Local Law

The Shire of Boddington reviewed its Local Laws during the year 2000. Objectives of the current local law(s) are as follows:

Cats Local Law

Local Law- cats

Extractive Industries Local Law

Local Law - Extractive Industries

Parking & Parking Facilities

Local Law - Parking & Parking Facilities

Pest Plants

Local Law - Pest Plants

Unsightly land and refuse, rubbish or disused materials on land

Local Law - Unsightly land and refuse, rubbish or disused materials on land

Livestock & wandering at large

Local Law - Livestock & wandering at large


To set out a fencing standard ("a sufficient fence") for fencing materials acceptable for residential, commercial and industrial zones. Fences erected in these zones that are not "a sufficient" fence require the approval of Council.
Download the Local Law - Fencing here.

Standing Orders

Relates to the conduct of council and committee meetings and ensures that such meetings are conducted efficiently, while enhancing the decision making process of the Council. Download the  Local Law - Standing Orders here.


To ensure that persons keeping bees, or allowing bees to remain on their property, take reasonable measures to prevent those bees causing nuisance to neighbours or to members of the public generally. Download the  Local Law - Beekeeping  here.

Local Government Property

To control the use of local government property. Some activities are permitted only under a permit or under a determination and some activities are restricted or prohibited. Penalties are created for inappopriate behaviour in or on local government property. Download the Local Law - Local Government Property here.

Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places

To consolidate various local laws relating to activities in thoroughfares and trading in thoroughfares and public places. Download the Local Law - Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares here.


To make provision about the impounding of dogs, to control the number of dogs that can be kept on premises and the manner of keeping those dogs and to prescribe areas in which dogs are prohibited and as dog exercise areas.

Download the Local Law - Dogs  here.


To provide for the orderly management of the Boddington, Marradong and Quindanning Public Cemeteries in accordance with established plans and to create penalties for inappropriate behaviour within the cemetery grounds.

Download the Local Law - Cemeteries here.


To set standards for health and well being in relation to housing conditions, refuse, pest/animal control, infectious disease, accommodation standards, food control and the creation of health nuisances.

Download the Local Law - Health  here.

Contact the Shire on 9883 4999 or email shire@boddington.wa.gov.au with queries relating to our Local Laws.