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Council Policies

The Shire has developed policies that guide Administration and Council in the efficient management of resources and effective procedures for daily operations.

Each of the adopted policies is contained in the Shire of Esperance Policy Manual

Please see below individual policies:

ASS 002 - Private Connections to Shire Drainage

ASS 005 - Property Owners Contribution to Underground Power

ASS 006 - Permanent Road Closures

ASS 007 - Purchase and Placement of Memorial Seats

ASS 008 - Road Verge Development

ASS 010 - Mineral Exploration within Road Reserves

ASS 012 - Designated Special Environmental Areas

ASS 014 - Delegated Authority to Approve Off-site Signage on Main Roads

ASS 016 - Guidelines for Subdivisional Development

ASS 018 - On-Farm Drainage

ASS 019 - Street Tree Policy

ASS 020 - Commercial Wildflower Harvesting

ASS 021 - Asset Management

ASS 022 - Esperance Rural Public Toilet Cleaning

ASS 023 - Crossover Construction

ASS 024 - GPS Fleet Tracking

COR 002 - Financial Management

COR 003 - Museum Park Buildings Leasing Arrangements

COR 004 - Building and Property Leases

COR 007 - Procurement Policy

COR 009 - Records Management

COR 010 - Complaints Handling

COR 012 - Reserve Funding for Community Halls

COR 013 - Debt Collection

COR 014 - Public Land Improvement Licence

COR 015 - Computer and Mobile Device Policy

EXE 006 - Approval to Hold a Civic Reception

EXE 007 - Elected Member Entitlements

EXE 008 - Senior Employees

EXE 010 - Common Seal

EXE 011 - Legal Representation Cost Indemnification

EXE 012 - Conferring of Honours

EXE 014 - Presentation of a Shire Plaque of the Council Crest

EXE 017 - Vandalism Rewards

EXE 019 - Risk Management

EXE 020 - External Committee Representation

EXE 021 - Community Engagement Policy

EXE 022 - Public Land Asset Strategy

EXT 001 - Living on Board Vessels

EXT 002 - Refuse and Recycling Collection Services

EXT 003 -2,4-D High Volatile Ester Use

EXT 004 - Applications Lodged by Staff or Elected Members

EXT 005 - Refusal of Planning Applications

EXT 006 - Non Refundable Development Services Application Fees

EXT 007 - Retaining Walls

EXT 008 - Kerb & Footpath Bonds

EXT 009 - Geotechnical Testing Requirements for Structures

EXT 010 - Method for Determining Climate Zone for Properties Located Outside Esperance Townsite

EXT 011 - Wind Load Rating

EXT 012 - Temporary Accommodation During Construction of a Dwelling

EXT 013 - Outdoor Eating Facilities in Public Places

EXT 014 - Public Art

EXT 015 - Recreational Activities on Council Foreshore (Replacement)

EXT 016 - Dividing Fences

EXT 017 - Borrowing of Museum Exhibits

EXT 018 - Commercial Use of Halls

EXT 019 - Civic Centre Hire Fees Not to be Waived

EXT 020 - Arts Collection Policy

EXT 021 - Museum Village Markets

EXT 022 - Fire Management - Roadside Burning

EXT 023 - Sanitation and Recycling

EXT 024 - Bushfire Management

HR 001 - Motor Vehicles

HR 002 - Staff Entitlements

HR 003 - Staff Retention & Recruitment

HR 004 - Staff Annual and Long Service Leave Management

HR 005 - Recognition of Long Term Service

HR 007 - Equal Opportunity, Harassment & Bullying.docx

HR 008 - Emergency Volunteer and Reserve Services Leave

HR 009 - Jury Duty

HR 010 - Occupational Safety & Health

HR 011 - Termination of Employment

HR 012 - Gratuity Payments and Farewell Gifts to Employees

HR 013 - UV & Clothing Policy

HR 014 - Workplace Drug & Alcohol Use

For additional information or assistance please contact Executive Services on (08) 9071 0626.