Policies

Burdekin Shire Council has a number of policies that relate to Burdekin residents and businesses as well as anyone visiting the area.  Copies of the policies are available for collection from the Burdekin Shire Council Chambers in Ayr.  They can also be viewed online or downloaded and printed.

A major policy review is currently under way.  As existing policies are updated or new policies are adopted, this Policy Register will change accordingly.  Any questions regarding the policy register should be directed to the Executive Officer.

Council Policies Under Review

Community Assistance

  • Donations for Significant Events [A047] – currently under review
  • Donations made to non-profit organisations in the form of refunds for Building and Plumbing permit fees [A049] -currently under review
  • Sponsorship of Council Queen/Ambassador/Bachelor entrants for local festivals [A055]- currently under review
  • Donations to Burdekin Shire schools celebrating anniversaries [F005] – currently under review
  • Annual Sponsorship of Christmas Morning Melodies  [F029] – currently under review

Development and Building Controls

  • Urban access provision  [E010] – currently under review
  • Discharge of rainwater from existing buildings in the CBD [B003] – currently under review
  • Dealing with infrastructure access charges [TP004] – currently under review

Financial Management

  • Advertising Policy  currently under review
  • Refund of building application fees [F002]- currently under review
  • Refund of plumbing fees [F003] – currently under review

Roads, Traffic, Transport and Drains

  • Barricades and signage for community events [E003] – currently under review
  • Road closure advertisements [E004] – currently under review
  • Temporary closure of roads associated with community events [RB013] – currently under review
  • No requirement for drainage grates in car parks and driveways less than 500 sq metres [RB015] – currently under review

Water Supply

  • Future restrictions on Giru rural water supply system  [W001] – currently under review
  • Giru water supply system [W002] – currently under review
  • Replacement of existing private water extensions in rural areas [W003] – currently under review
  • Dealing with infrastructure access charges [W007] – currently under review

 

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