Local laws

Council has local laws covering a range of business activities including Accommodation Premises, Outdoor/alfresco Dining, Vegetation, and nuisances such as noise and dust.

Local Laws forms

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Aircraft landing in a public place (48.9 KB)
Application for Landing an Aircraft in a Public Place under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016 and Subordinate Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016.

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Application for Alteration or Improvement - Hoarding, Scaffolding or Gantry (226.3 KB)
Application for hoarding, scaffolding or gantry under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016 and Subordinate Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016.

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Application for Approval for a Temporary Home (43.6 KB)
Application for a temporary home under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016 and Local Law No. 5 (Temporary Homes) 2016.

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Application for Approval of a General Activity (70.0 KB)
Application for Approval of a General Activity under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016 or Subordinate Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016.

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Application for Approval of a General Activity - Footpath Dining (67.6 KB)
Application for footpath dining under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Local Law No.11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016, Subordinate Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016 and Best Practice Use of Footpaths Policy.

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Application for Approval to Display Advertising Device (56.7 KB)
Application for advertising device under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016 and Local Law No. 4 (Advertising) 2016.

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Application for Temporary Road Closure (including Events on Council Roads) (256.7 KB)
Application for temporary road closure / Traffic Control Application (Form RC1).

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Application form for Op works on Roads (5.7 MB)
This application form is to be used to apply to the Council for a permit to conduct construction works in the road reserve. (The road reserve usually forms the area of land from the front boundary of a property to the edge of the road.)

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Conservation covenants fact sheet (518.2 KB)
Conservation covenants are written agreements to protect, preserve and enhance natural features on private property. Covenant terms may include restrictions on the type of plants, vegetation clearing, fences, building and other terms to protect open space and natural features.

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Depositing of goods and material (47.8 KB)
This application is used to seek approval to deposit goods and material. You will need to provide details of locations, dates and hours of operation.

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Election advertising fact sheet (534.3 KB)
Information for candidates in Local Government elections on the use and placement of advertising.

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Locate a Temporary Structure within an Easement (53.6 KB)
This application is for the location of a temporary structure within an easement.

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Stationary roadside vending permit: application for general activity approval (52.9 KB)
Application for stationary roadside vending under Cairns Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016 and Subordinate Local Law No. 11 (Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2016.

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Transport an Abnormal Load on CRC Managed Roads (Form AL1(A)) (37.6 KB)
This notification form is to be used to alert Cairns Regional Council of the intention to transport a load which exceeds any of the following; Height 4.6m, Width 2.5m, Length (12.5m Rigid or 19m Semi), or has an axle loading greater than 7000kg.

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Last updated: 03 July 2018