Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy

Thamnk you for your interest in this project. Consultation has now concluded.

The existing Compliance Procedure, adopted in 2007, is out of date and does not provide enough detail in relation to reasoning, priorities and objectives of the compliance activities of the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.

There is a requirement for an updated policy clearly stating the procedures, methods and service levels to be applied when responding to complaints from members of the community. This will provide better guidance around allocation of Council resources to address regulatory issues which present the greatest risk.

The new Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy is intended to give guidance regarding the process of receiving, acknowledging, assessing, investigating and where relevant, prosecuting reports of alleged unlawful activity.

With the introduction of this new Policy, Council is recommending the rescission of two existing policies:

Before making a policy obsolete or introducing a new policy it needs to be placed on exhibition so the community can have their say on this decision.

To share your views about the new Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy and rescission of the old policies use the Submission tab below or send an email or post your response to:

Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au

Post: The General Manager
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
PO Box 84
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

For more information contact Tim Atherton on (02) 6581 8111

The existing Compliance Procedure, adopted in 2007, is out of date and does not provide enough detail in relation to reasoning, priorities and objectives of the compliance activities of the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.

There is a requirement for an updated policy clearly stating the procedures, methods and service levels to be applied when responding to complaints from members of the community. This will provide better guidance around allocation of Council resources to address regulatory issues which present the greatest risk.

The new Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy is intended to give guidance regarding the process of receiving, acknowledging, assessing, investigating and where relevant, prosecuting reports of alleged unlawful activity.

With the introduction of this new Policy, Council is recommending the rescission of two existing policies:

Before making a policy obsolete or introducing a new policy it needs to be placed on exhibition so the community can have their say on this decision.

To share your views about the new Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy and rescission of the old policies use the Submission tab below or send an email or post your response to:

Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au

Post: The General Manager
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
PO Box 84
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

For more information contact Tim Atherton on (02) 6581 8111

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Submission - Draft Regulatory Enforcement Policy

    Writing a submission is one way of sharing your views and opinions with Council. All submissions are considered before making a decision and your submission may be included in a report to Council. Submissions close 25 July 2017.

    Note: Information collected via submissions and petitions is public information, this information may form part of Council reports or made public in their entirety subject to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 or the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act). You may request, in writing, that Council suppress the personal information in your submission

    Writing a submission is one way of sharing your views and opinions with Council. All submissions are considered before making a decision and your submission may be included in a report to Council. Submissions close 25 July 2017.

    Note: Information collected via submissions and petitions is public information, this information may form part of Council reports or made public in their entirety subject to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 or the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act). You may request, in writing, that Council suppress the personal information in your submission from public release, if you consider that the personal safety of any person would be affected if the information was not suppressed. Any such request will be dealt with in accordance with the GIPA Act and the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

    Requests to suppress information other than personal information are to be made in writing and will be considered by Council.

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    Thamnk you for your interest in this project. Consultation has now concluded.