Local laws and permits
Towong Shire residents and visitors should be aware of local laws and activities requiring a permit.
Towong Shire Council has the power to make local laws under Section 71 of the Local Government Act 2020:
A Council may make local laws for or with respect to any act, matter or thing in respect of which the Council has a function or power under this Act or any other Act.
View our local laws
Permits are required for a number of activities within the Shire including (but not limited to):
- lighting a fire/burning off during safe periods
- advertising signs and 'A' frames
- droving livestock
- grazing livestock
- private access to public land.
If you're not sure whether you need a permit, contact our Local Laws Officer on 1300 365 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download application form
Holding an event?
If you would like to hold an event in Towong Shire, please complete the Event Management Plan and submit it with your permit application.