Documents available for public inspection

In accordance with the Sections 82A and 222 of the Local Government Act 1989 and Section 12 of the Local Government (General) Regulations 2015, Surf Coast Shire Council must make a number of documents available for public inspection.

Some of these documents are accessible via Council’s website and others can only be viewed at the Council Office.

Where access is only available at Council’s Office you can make an appointment to arrange a document inspection. In some instances, requests may need to be made in writing or on a specific form. Fees may be applicable for inspecting and making copies of certain documents.

Please contact Council’s Team Leader Governance on 5261 0600 to arrange a viewing time or for more information.

The list below sets out the documents that are available on Council's website (with links) and other documents that are available for inspection.

 Documents Published on website  Available on request from Council Office 

Key Council Documents

Annual Budget x  x
Annual Report x  x
Council Plan  x  x
Strategic Resource Plan (included in Annual Budget from 2016-2017)  x  x

Local Laws

Council Community Amenity Local Law No.1 of 2011  x  x
Council Meeting Procedures and Common Seal Local Law No.2 of 2016  x  x

Council Agendas and Minutes

Council Agendas and Minutes  x  x

S86 Committees Minutes

Hearing of Submissions  x  
Planning Committee  x  
Anderson Roadknight Reserve Committee    x
Anglesea Bike Park Committee of Management    x
Connewarre Hall and Reserve Committee    x
Deans Marsh Public Hall and Memorial Park Committee    x
Eastern Reserve Committee of Management    x
Stribling Reserve Committee of Management    x
Modewarre Memorial Hall and Reserve Committee Meeting    x
Globe Theatre Committee of Management    x


Councillor Code of Conduct Policy  x  
Councillor Expenses and Allowances Policy  x  
Election Period Policy  x  
Procurement Policy  x  

Prescribed Documents

A person is entitled upon payment of any relevant  fee to inspect and/or request a copy of a prescribed document.

Register of Authorised Officers    x
Register of Building Occupancy Permits    x
Register of Delegations    x
Register of Interests    x
Register of Leases Involving Land    x
Register of Overseas or Interstate Travel    x


Council Resolution - CEO Reappointment    x
Differential Rates  x  

Donations and Grants


Election Campaign Donations Returns  x  
Public Notices  x  
Electoral Roll  x