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. We continue to develop policies and additional policies will be added to this website as they are adopted. 

Our policies are PDF files. To be able to read these files you must have Acrobat Reader on your computer.  Download Adobe Reader.

If you experience any difficulties downloading these files, try right-clicking and saving them to your computer first before opening them from there.  

Policy Name Date Adopted Council Minute No. Due for Review
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Native Title 18/09/2018 15.149/18

Oct-20

Access to Council Documents 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Apr-20
Acquisition and Disposal of Council Owned Property 28/07/2020 6c.20.111 Jul-24
Affixing the Council Seal 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Dec-22
Affordable Housing 20/10/2015 13.144/15 Apr-20
Appointment of Councillors to External Bodies 21/10/2014 14.100/14 Sept-20
Art Collections 23/04/2019 15.058/19 Mar-23
Asbestos  25/06/2019 6c.19.004 Oct-22
Asset Management 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Jul-20
Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control 25/02/2020 6c.20.004 Feb-24
Beach Access and Vehicles on Beaches 24/03/2020 6c.20.033 Mar-22
Biodiversity Offset Policy 19/07/2016 14.071/16 July-21
Borrowing Policy 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 July-21
Building in Airspace Over Roads Reserves 21/07/2015 14.132/15 Nov-20
Building in Close Proximity to Sewers 25/02/2020 6c.20.004 Feb-24
Business Continuity 18/03/2014 14.013/14 Mar-18
Cemetery Operation Policy 25/08/2020 6c.20.126 May-24
Clarence Valley Cultural and Sports Trust  20/08/2019 6c.19.038 Apr-23
Climate Change 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Aug-23
Code of Conduct

Procedures for the administration of the Model Code of Conduct for Local Government in NSW
22/09/2020 6c.20.146 Mar-23

Code of Meeting Practice

25/08/2020

6c.20.126

Aug-23

Commercial Recreational Activities on Public Land  25/02/2020 6c.20.008 Oct-22
Community Engagement 27/10/2020 6c.20.154 Feb-24
Community Garden 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Competitive Neutrality 28/04/2020 6c.20.037 Apr-23
Complaints Management 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Jul-20
Concealed Water Leak Allowance 28/04/2020 6c.20.037 Mar-23
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 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Oct-20
Councillors' Expenses and the Provision of Facilities for Councillors 26/02/2019 15.015/19 Oct-20
Credit Card Use 15/05/2018 15.079/18 Apr-21
Customer Service 26/06/2018 15.106/18 Jun-22
Dangerous Dog Revocation 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Sep-22
Debt Recovery - Ordinary Rates & Annual Charges 15/05/2018 15.079/18 Apr-21
Debt Recovery - Water Billing  18/09/2018 15.149/18 Apr-21
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
Disposal of Council Assets (other than Land & Buildings) 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Mar-22
Donated Facilities on Public Land 16/10/2018 15.180/18 Oct-22
Donations 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 Sept-24
Enforcement 21/07/2015 13.091/15 Jul-20
Event Sponsorship 28/05/2019 15.079/19 May-22
Excluding Abusive or Disruptive Customers from Council Premises 28/05/2019 15.079/19 Mar-22
Farmland and Community Sporting Facilities Drought Water Rebate  28/04/2020 6c.20.038 Nov-23
Financial Planning  23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Jun-20
Flag Raising 26/06/2018 15.106/18 Jun-22
Footpath and Cycleway Maintenance 17/07/2018 15.124/18 July-21
Fraud Control  28/05/2019 15.079/19 Mar-22
Gallery Gifting & Donor Wall 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 Nov-24
Gas Filled Balloons on Council Managed Land 25/02/2020 6c.20.008 Feb-22
Geotechnical Risk Management 21/07/2015 13.090/15 Jun-19
Green Building 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Hardship - Ordinary Rates and Annual Charges - Application Form 17/07/2018 15.124/18 Apr-21
Hardship Natural Disaster & Health Pandemic - Ordinary Rates and Annual Charges - includes application form 28/04/2020 6c.20.037 Apr-23
Hire of Street Banner Poles for Banner Display - Application form 28/05/2019 15.079/19 Jun-22
Indigenous Signage 18/09/2018 15.149/18 Sep-22
Information and Communication Technology 16/02/2016 14.009/16 Feb-20
Information Management 20/10/2015 14.194/15 Nov-20

Investment Policy and

Investment Strategy

23/06/2020

23/06/2020

6c.20.085

6c.20.085

Jun-21

Jun-21

Keeping Animals 19/05/2015 13.061/15 May-20
Kerbside House Numbering 23/04/2019 15.058/19 Apr-23
Liquid Trade Waste Discharges & Environmental Management of Commercial & Industrial Activities 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Aug-20
Markets 25/02/2020 6c.20.008 Jun-22
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, Reserves and Facilities 27/10/2020 6c.20.154 Apr-23
Non-Current Asset Accounting 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Jun-20
Outdoor Dining 18/08/2015 14.144/15 Jul-20
Performance Management - General Manager 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 Sep-22
Planning Agreements - Car Parking Deficits 20/10/2015 13.136/15 Oct-20
Playground 18/08/2015 14.142/15 Aug-20
Pressure Sewerage 26/06/2018 15.106/18 Mar-22
Privacy Statement and Privacy Management Plan 26/02/2019 15.015/19 Feb-21
Public Art Policy and Procedure 24/03/2020 6b.20.020 Mar-24
Rates - Farmland Rating 17/04/2018 15.057/18 Apr-21
Rates - Pensioner Concessions 17/04/2018 15.058/18 Apr-21
Rates - Refund and Adjustment 28/04/2020 6c.20.037 Apr-23
Recycled Water 26/06/2018 15.106/18 Jun-21
Regional Library - Children and Young Adults 23/06/2020 6c.20.085 Jun-24
Regional Library - Circulation and Membership 17/07/2018 14.040/18 Apr-22
Regional Library - Fee Waiving 24/03/2020 6b.20.023 Mar-24
Regional Library - Internet 23/06/2020 6c.20.085 Jun-24
Regional Library - Library Collection Development 23/06/2020 6b.20.051 Sep-23
Regional Library - Local Studies Collection Development 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 Nov-24
Regional Library - Volunteer 23/06/2020 6c.20.085 Jun-24
Related Party Disclosures 22/09/2020 6c.20.146 Sept-21
Rewards  20/08/2019 6c.19.038 Sep-22
Risk Management 24/09/2019 6c.19.050 Mar-21
Riverbank Protection 26/02/2019 15.001/19 Nov-22
Road and Street Naming 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Oct-24
Roads 26/03/2019 15.030/19 Mar-23
Roadside Memorials 27/10/2020 6c.20.154 Sept-22
Safety Signage in Recreational Areas 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Nov-22
Section 64 Assistance for Small Business 17/10/2017 15.203/17 Oct-21
Sewer and water Capital Contribution Credits for Properties Not Paying Availability Charges 22/09/2020 6c.20.139 Sep-24
Sewer and Water Connection  12/12/2017 15.254/17 Dec-20
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 27/10/2020 6c.20.154 Oct-23
Stormwater System Maintenance  17/07/2018 15.124/18 Jul-22
Strategic Organisational Action Plan (SOAP) 2015-2020 19/05/2015 12.013/15 Sep-20
Street Light Shielding 27/10/2020 6c.20.161 Oct-24
Structures and Vegetation in Close Proximity to Flood Levees Policy 18/09/2018 15.149/18 July-22
Sundry Debtors Recovery 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Nov-20
Sustainable Procurement 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Jun-22
Tree Management 20/11/2018 15.203/18 Jun-22

Unreasonable Complainant Conduct and Procedure

25/05/2020 6c.20.065 May-24
Voluntary Contribution for Dust Sealing of Unsealed (Gravel) Roads 26/11/2019 6c.19.096 Nov-23
Voluntary House Raising 15/12/2020 6c.20.187 Nov-24
Waste Not Development Control 24/06/2014 14.049/14 Jun-18
Water Quality Management 23/07/2019 6c.19.026 Mar-22
Water Restrictions 19/05/2015 14.088/15 May-20
Water usage concession for dialysis machines in private households 18/09/2018 15.149/18 Sep-22
Work Health and Safety 16/10/2018 15.180/18 Oct-22

 

 
Other Websites