Local Law No. 14 (General Amendment) - The Age - 8 December 2018

Notice is given that the Maroondah City Council at its meeting on 26 November 2018, made Local Law No. 14 (General Amendment) pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.

The following information about the Local Law is provided in accordance with section 119(3) of the Local Government Act 1989.

The purposes and general purport of Local Law No. 14 (General Amendment) is to amend Local Law No. 11 by inserting:  

1.         new definitions in relation to tobacco as per the Tobacco Act;

2.         a new clause that details the parameters of the smoking ban; and

3.         Schedule 2 – a new schedule that details in two parts: the prescribed smoke-free areas of Ringwood
           Town Square and the future Croydon Town Square by plan layout and the guidelines for prescribing
           any new smoke free area.

Local Law No. 14 will come into operation on 1 January 2019.

From 31 December 2018, a copy of the adopted Local Law No.14 can be obtained from the Council Offices; Braeside Avenue, Ringwood; Realm, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood (opposite Ringwood Station); or Croydon Service Centre, Civic Square, Croydon. A copy will also be available on Council’s website.