Council at its meeting of 14 April 2016 considered a report
in respect to a Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy. It was resolved that Council:
the public exhibition of the Draft
Compliance and Enforcement Policy for a 42 day period.
Receive a report back on the Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy
following public exhibition.
The Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy is based on the
Ombudsman’s 2015 Model Compliance and Enforcement Policy. The draft Policy provides information about
Council’s position on compliance and enforcement matters in the local
government area. The draft policy in
combination with Council’s adopted Compliance Response Framework, will provide structure
for consistency and transparency in decision making, and facilitate a
proportionate approach to compliance and enforcement. It is also intended to assist Council staff to
act promptly, effectively and consistently in response to allegations of
The exhibition period will be for 42 days from Wednesday, 27
April 2016 till 8 June 2016. The Council
report and Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy may be viewed at Coffs
Harbour City Council Administration Building, 2 Castle Street, Coffs Harbour
during normal business hours and at Coffs Harbour City Council Library’s during
normal opening times or via the link below.
Postal submissions to the Draft Compliance Response
Framework are to be addressed to:
The General Manager
Locked Bag 155,
For enquiries, contact Robert Percival, Section Leader
Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement, on 6648 4635 during normal office hours.
What we do with your information
Council is committed to openness and transparency in its decision making processes. The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA) requires Council to provide public access to information held unless there are overriding public interest considerations against disclosure. Any submissions received will be made publicly available unless the writer can demonstrate that the release of part or all of the information would not be in the public interest. However, Council is obliged to release any document by court order or other specific law.