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District Council of Yankalilla
Made by Nature - Fleurieu Coast
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Made by Nature - Fleurieu Coast

Local Government Land & Foreshore

Local Government Land

Definition

Local Government Land means land owned by a Council or under a Council’s care, control and management, and generally includes roads, road reserves, footpaths, public car parks, reserves, playgrounds, lookouts, and foreshore/beach areas.

A person on Local Government land must comply with a reasonable direction from an authorised person relating to:

  • That person's use of the land;
  • That person's conduct and behaviour on the land;
  • That person's safety on the land; or
  • The safety and enjoyment of other persons on the land.

A person who, in the opinion of an authorised person, is likely to commit or has committed, a breach of this By-law must immediately comply with a direction of an authorised person to leave that part of Local Government land.

An authorised person may remove an animal or object that is on Local Government land in breach of a By-law if no person is in charge of, or apparently in charge of, the animal or object.

Camping and Tents

Camping or sleeping overnight in a non-designated camping area is strictly prohibited within the Yankalilla District. All roads, car parks, reserves, and look outs are non-designated camping areas, and expiations apply..

NOTE: Camp -includes setting up a camp, or causing a tent, caravan or motor home to remain on the land for the purpose of staying overnight, whether or not any person is in attendance or sleeps on the land.

Dog Faeces

No person is to allow a dog under that person's control, charge or authority to be in a public place or on Local Government land unless that person has in their possession a bag or other suitable container for the collection and lawful disposal of any faeces that the dog may deposit (for the purpose of complying with their obligation under section 45A (6) of the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995).

Please see our Dogs on Beaches webpage for details of where to find "Dog Poop bags" within our District.

Fires

Fires in a public place (other than road areas) are only permitted when they meet the following conditions;

  • In a place provided by the Council for that purpose, or
  • In a portable barbeque, as long as the barbeque is used in an area that is clear of flammable material for a distance of at least 4 metres.

NOTE: Open fires on Council owned land, including roads, car parks, reserves, lookouts, and foreshore areas are strictly prohibited.

Fireworks

No person shall, without permission from Council, ignite or discharge any fireworks.

Litter

No person shall throw, cast, place, deposit or leave any rubbish, dirt or refuse of any kind whatsoever except in a garbage container provided for that purpose.

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 controls enforcement of littering.  

Remotely Piloted Aircraft and Remote Controlled Models (including Drones, Boats, Cars, and Other Models)

No person shall fly or operate a model aircraft, boat, or other remote control vehicle/model in a manner which may cause or be likely to cause injury, Or discomfort to a person being on or in the vicinity of the land or detract from or be likely to detract from another person's lawful use of and enjoyment of the land.

No person shall without permission from Council, subject to the Civil Aviation Act 1988, land or take off any aircraft (including drones and other aircraft models) on or from Local Government Land.

With the technology advances and popularity for drones growing at an ever increasing pace, users are advised to visit the Civil Aviation Safety Authority website for information on other rules and regulations. 

Nuisance

Behave in such a manner as to cause discomfort, inconvenience, annoyance or offence to any other person.

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 controls enforcement of littering.  

Toilets

In any public convenience on Local Government land:

  • Urinate other than in a urinal or pan or defecate other than in a pan set apart for that purpose;
  • Deposit anything in a pan, urinal or drain which is likely to cause a blockage;
  • Use it for a purpose for which it was not designed or constructed;
  • Enter a toilet that is set aside for use of the opposite sex except:

(a) where a child under the age of eight years is accompanied by an adult parent or guardian of that sex; or
(b) to provide assistance to a disabled person; or
(c) in the case of a genuine emergency.

Waste

No person shall deposit or leave thereon, in or around any public refuse bin:

  • anything obnoxious or offensive;
  • any offal, dead animal, dung or filth.

 Some items must NOT be placed in ANY Public or Residential bin and must be disposed of correctly. These include:

  • All liquid waste (paint and oil)
  • Building and construction waste (steel, concrete, bricks, timber and builders’ rubble)
  • Automobile components (including car tyres and car batteries)
  • Rocks and earth
  • Electrical waste (e-waste)
  • Hazardous waste (toxic and household chemicals, asbestos, paints and thinners)
  • Radioactive materials
  • Hot ashes
  • Medical waste
  • Gas cylinders
  • Flares, ammunition and explosives

For more information regarding waste disposal visit the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority website.

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 controls enforcement of littering.  

 

Contact Us

1 Charles Street

PO Box 9

Yankalilla SA 5203

Tel: 08 8558 0200

Fax: 08 8558 2022

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