Once a Northern Beaches Council Policy is adopted, a Policy of the same name or in conflict with it from the former Councils of Pittwater, Manly and Warringah is no longer valid.
Northern Beaches Policies
Affordable Housing Policy
The purpose of this policy is to outline Councilâ€™s position and approach to the provision of affordable housing in the Northern Beaches.Â
Beach Parking Permit Policy
This policy relates to the allocation of annual Beach Parking Permits which allow free parking in designated Council operated Pay and Display reserve carparks.
Code of Conduct
Northern Beaches Council adopted the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW as prescribed by the Office of Local Government at the time of proclamation, 12 May 2016. Â This code is prescribed by regulation and sets out the minimum requirements of conduct that must be observed by Council Officials including committee members, staff, delegates, contractors and consultants in carrying out their functions for Council.
Code of Meeting Practice
This code is prescribed by regulation and sets out the minimum requirements of conduct that must be observed by Council Officials including committee members, staff, delegates, contractors and consultants in carrying out their functions for Council.
Development Assessment ManagementÂ
Delivery of a consistent, equitable and efficient development assessment service, which is only possibleÂ when applications are submitted with the required information so an informed, proper and timelyÂ assessment can be made of the application.
The objectives of this policy are to provide a framework for the investing of Council's funds at the most favourable return available to it at the time whilst having due consideration of risk and security for that investment type and ensuring that Councilâ€™s liquidity requirements are being met.
Northern Beaches Coastal Erosion Policy
This policy guides Northern Beaches Councilâ€™s approach to the protection of public and private property from coastal hazards identified in the certified Coastal Zone Management Plan for Collaroy-Narrabeen Beach and Fishermans Beach.
Payment of Expenses Policy
Policy for payment and reimbursement of expenses incurred by, and the provision of facilities to the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors.
Pricing Policy - Principles and Basis
This policy details the guiding principles to determine a pricing basisÂ allowing consistent pricing application across all Council services.
Rates and Annual Charges Hardship Policy
The provision of assistance to those ratepayers who are experiencing genuine financial hardship with the payment of their Rates and Annual Charges.