Council policies

Council is regularly formulating and updating its policies. New and reviewed policies will be added to this website as they are adopted.

Listed below are the current policies of Clarence Valley Council. Council is still in the process of formulating its policies and additional policies will be added to this website as they are adopted. 

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Policy Name Date Adopted Council Minute No. Due for Review
Access to Council Documents 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Affordable Housing 20/10/2015 13.144/15 Apr-20
Aged Care Services Policies 2014 - Home Care Standards      
Aged and Community Care 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sept-18
Allowance for Large Industrial and Commercial Customers Requiring Pre-treatment of Boiler Water 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Feb-20
Appointment of Councillors to External Bodies 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sept-18
Art Collections 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Asbestos 20/05/2014 13.089/14 May-17
Asset Management 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Jul-20
Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control 21/10/2014 14.099/14 Sept-18
Beach Access and Vehicles on Beaches 18/08/2015 14.143/15 July-20
Biodiversity Offset Policy 19/07/2016 14.071/16 July-21
Borrowing Policy 21/02/2017 15.014/17 Aug-17
Building in Airspace Over Roads Reserves 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Nov-20
Building in Close Proximity to Sewers 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Business Continuity 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Clarence Valley Cultural and Sports Trust 19/04/2016 14.034/16 Apr-18
Clarence Valley Regional Airport Operation 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Climate Change 09/08/2016 15.090/16 Aug-18
Code of Conduct

Procedures for the administration of the Model Code of Conduct for Local Government in NSW
21/07/2015 14.132/15 Jul-20
Code of Meeting Practice 18/04/2017 17.002/17 Feb-18
Commercial Recreational Activities on Public Land - under review 17/04/2012 13.049/12 Jun-16
Community Engagement 16/02/2016 14.008/16 Feb-20
Community Garden 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Competitive Neutrality 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-19
Complaints Management 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Jul-20
Concealed Water Leak Allowance 28/06/2016 15.062/16 Mar-20
Connection of Properties Outside of Defined Sewer Catchments to Reticulated Sewerage 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Nov-20
Contaminated Land 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Mar-20
Councillors' Access to Staff and Records 23/06/2015 14.111/15 Apr-20
Councillors' Attendance at Conferences 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Jul-20
Councillors' Expenses and the Provision of Facilities for Councillors 15/11/2016 13.054/16 Sep-17
Credit Card Use 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-18
Customer Service 21/04/2015 14.063/15 Apr-19
Dangerous Dog Revocation 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sep-18
Debt Recovery - Water Billing 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-18
Declarations of Interest 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Development Approvals in Future Sewer Areas 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Apr-20
Development Contributions for Community Facilities 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Apr-20
Dirty Water 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Disposal of Council Assets (other than Land & Buildings) 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Disposal of Surplus Council Land and Buildings 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Donated Facilities on Public Land 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Donations 15/09/2015 13.123/15 Sept-20
Enforcement 21/07/2015 13.091/15 Jul-20
Event Sponsorship 20/05/2014 13.075/14 May-18
Excluding Abusive or Disruptive Customers from Council Premises 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Financial Assistance to the Clarence Valley Sporting Community 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Financial Planning 21/02/2017 15.015/17 Jun-17
Flag Raising 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Footpath and Cycleway Maintenance 19/08/2014 13.164/14 Jul-18
Fraud Control  18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Gathering Information 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Geotechnical Risk Management 21/07/2015 13.090/15 Jun-19
Gifts and Benefits 16/02/2016 14.008/16 Mar-20
Grafton Regional Gallery Naming Rights 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Green Building 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Hire of Street Banner Poles for Banner Display - Application form 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Indigenous Signage 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Information and Communication Technology 16/02/2016 14.009/16 Feb-20
Information Management 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Nov-20
Internal Reporting - Public Interest Disclosure (formally Protected Disclosures) - under review 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Jun-16
Investment Policy and Investment Strategy 27/06/2017 15.117/17 Jun-18
Jetty, Pontoon and Boat Ramp Construction 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Keeping Animals 19/05/2015 13.061/15 May-20
Kerbside House Numbering 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Nov-18
Liquid Trade Waste Discharges & Environmental Management of Commercial & Industrial Activities 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Aug-20
Markets 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Mediation 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Mobile Food Vehicles, Temporary Food Stalls and Hawking 09/08/2016 15.091/16 Sep-18
Mobile Signs, Articles, Merchandise and Entertainment on Public Land 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Oct-20
Naming of Parks and Reserves 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Non-Current Asset Accounting 27/06/2017 15.118/17 Jun-18
Outdoor Dining 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Jul-20
Pesticide Use Notification Plan 21/07/2015 14.130/15 Jul-18
Planning Agreements - Car Parking Deficits 20/10/2015 13.136/15 Oct-20
Playground 18/08/2015 14.142/15 Aug-20
Pressure Sewerage 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Privacy Management Plan 16/02/2016 14.008/16 Feb-20
Rates - Farmland Rating 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-18
Rates - Hardship - Application Form 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-18
Rates - Pensioner Concessions 16/05/2017 15.084/17 Apr-18
Rates - Refund and Adjustment 27/06/2017 15.119/17 Apr-18
Rates and Charges Debt Recovery 19/05/2015 14.094/15 Apr-18
Recycled Water 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Regional Library - Children and Young Adults 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Apr-18
Regional Library - Circulation 24/06/2014 13.130/14 Nov-18
Regional Library - Fines and Fee Waiving 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sep-18
Regional Library - Internet 24/06/2014 13.130/14 Nov-18
Regional Library - Library Collection Development 19/05/2015 13.066/15 May-20
Regional Library - Volunteer 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Reimbursement of Legal Costs to Staff  18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Related Party Disclosures 27/06/2017 13.041/17 Jun-18
Rewards 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Risk Management 18/04/2017 15.075/17 Mar-21
Road and Street Naming 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Oct-20
Roads 18/11/2014 14.126/14 Nov-17
Roadside Memorials 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Safety Signage in Recreational Areas 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Sale Price for Unused Council Lands and Closed Roads - under review 15/11/2012 13.240/11 Nov-14
Sewer and water Capital Contribution Credits for Properties Not Paying Availability Charges 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Sewer and Water Connection 20/05/2014 13.081/14 May-18
Social Media 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Nov-20
Smoke Free Public Recreation Areas 23/06/2015 13.072/15 Nov-20
Sports Management 21/02/2017 15.007/17 Apr-20
Stock on Roads 21/03/2017 15.042/17 Jul-18
Strategic Organisational Action Plan (SOAP) 2015-2020 19/05/2015 12.013/15 Sep-20
Sustainable Procurement 19/05/2015 14.091/15 Nov-18
Unreasonable Complainant Conduct 21/07/2015 14.133/15 Jul-20
Urban Tree Management 19/04/2016 15.025/16 Apr-20
Waste Not Development Control 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Water Restrictions 19/05/2015 14.088/15 May-20
Water usage concession for dialysis machines in private households 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sep-18
Work Health and Safety 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sep-18

 

 
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