Local Laws

City of Cockburn Local Laws (Local Government Act) 2000

The City of Cockburn Local Laws (Local Government Act) 2000 consolidates a number of local laws. This version deals with the following matters:

  • Animals
  • Reserves, Foreshores and Beaches
  • Dangerous and Offensive Things
  • Hawkers, Stall holders and Street Traders
  • Council Property
  • Signs, Hoardings and Bill Postings
  • Streets and Public Places
  • Traffic and Vehicles
  • Law, Order and Security. 

Council also has separate individual Local laws relating to specific activities:

  • Health Local Law 2000
  • Bushfire Brigade Local Law 2000
  • Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2007
  • Jetties, Waterways and Marina Local Law 2012
  • Fencing Local Law 2012
  • Standing Orders Local Law 2016
  • Waste Local Law 2020

For more information, please download and view the relevant local laws below.



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.