Local Laws

Local laws are specific to the City of Canning, dealing with a wide range of community, environmental and governance matters. Introduced and enforced by Council they reflect needs and concerns particular to our City and its residents.

To comment on the Laws follow the link.

All downloadable files are in  PDF format. You may need Adobe Reader to view them.

Local governments have power under the Local Government Act 1995 (Act) and certain other written laws to make local laws. Local laws assist local governments to manage those matters which are required or permitted for local laws to cover, or are necessary or convenient to enable local governments to perform their functions under the Act.

You can download official versions of the City’s local laws from the links below. Copies are also held at:

  • The City of Canning Administrative Centre, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington
  • Reception at the Bentley, Riverton, Cannington or Willetton public libraries.

Standing Orders 2015

City of Canning Consolidated Local Laws (2000) with 2001 amendments

Parking Local Law 2010

Control and Keeping of Cats Local Law 2007

Health Local Laws 1998