Proposed Local Law No. 2 – Conduct at Meetings and Common Seal

Notice of intention to make a Local Law

Notice is given pursuant to sections 119 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act) that the Greater Shepparton City Council proposes to make a new Local Law No. 2 – Conduct at Meetings and Common Seal (‘the proposed local law’).

The purpose and general purport of the proposed local law is to regulate the use of Council’s common seal and to govern the conduct of meetings of the Council and Delegated Committees.

A copy of the proposed local law and community impact statement can be obtained from Council offices, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton during office hours. Alternatively you can download a copy from the attachments below.

Have your say

Any person may make a written submission on the proposed Local Law to Council. All submissions received will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Only submissions received by Council by 5.00 pm on 28 August 2020 shall be considered.

Any person may, in their written submission, request to be provided with an opportunity to make a verbal representation, or have someone make the representation on their behalf, in support of their submission before a meeting of the Council.

Where a person wishes to be heard by Council they must advise of such in their written submission. An additional virtual Council Meeting will be scheduled for this purpose, if required, on 8 September 2020 at 1.00 pm.

Written submissions should be marked ‘Proposed Local Law No. 2 – Conduct at Meetings and Common Seal (proposed Local Law)’ and addressed to:

Darryl Hancock,
Manager Corporate Governance,
Greater Shepparton City Council,
Locked Bag 1000,
Shepparton, Victoria 3632.

Written submissions may also be hand delivered to: Greater Shepparton City Council, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton.

Submissions will also be accepted via email to

Please note that copies of submissions (including submitters’ names and addresses) will be made available at the Council meeting at which the above proposal will be considered. Council will also make submissions available for public inspection for a period of twelve months.

Further information regarding the draft Local Law can be obtained by telephoning Darryl Hancock on (03) 5832 9700.