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All Council Policies are listed below, current for 2023.

For additional information, please contact the Executive Assistant on (02) 6736 6000 or email



Aboriginal Recognition of Protocol Policy

Aerated Wastewater Treatment Systems

Affixing of Council Seal to Documents

Art Collection

Asbestos Policy

Asset Management Policy

Australia Day Awards & Citizenship Ceremonies



Backflow Prevention Policy

Borrowing Policy

Burial on Private Land


Buy Local Policy


Customer Service Policy

Community Contributions/Donations Policy

Community Engagement Policy

Competitive Neutrality Complaints

Complaints and Unreasonable Conduct Policy

Concealed Water Leakage Concession

Conference/Seminar/Training/Expenses Policy

Construction Maintenance of Property Access from Council

Construction Over and Adjacent Stormwater Sewer and Water Mains

Contaminated Recycling Bin Policy Final

Councillor Expenses and Facilities

Councillors Access To Information And Interaction With Staff Policy

Credit Card Policy


Debt Recovery Policy

Disclosures By Councillors Designated Persons Policy

Disposal of Minor Assets including Plant Material and Equipment

Drinking Water Quality and Safety Policy


Employee Relations Policy

Enforcement Policy for Unlawful Activities

Exclusion for Disruptive or Abusive Citizens Customers Policy



Flying Of Flags Policy

Footpath Activities Policy

Footpath Paving and Contributions

Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy

Fund Raising Stalls

Funerary Monument Masonry Services


Granting of Pensioner Rate Concessions


Investment Policy


Leave Policy

Legislative Compliance Policy

Library Services Policy

Light Motor Vehicle Policy

Limit of Delegation Authority in Dealing with Development Applications and Complying Development Certificates

Liquid Trade Waste Regulation

Local Approvals Policy

Local Orders for The Keeping of Animals in Urban Areas of Tenterfield Shire

Local Order Policy


Maintenance of Nature Strips

Media Policy


On Site Sewage Management


Private Swimming Pool Safety

Procurement Policy

Public Art Policy

Public Gates and Vehicle Bypasses

Public Interest Disclosure Policy


Rainwater Tanks Installation Requirements Where Reticulated Water is Connected

Rates Hardship Policy

Records Management Policy

Recruitment & Selection Policy

Related Party Policy

Risk Management Policy

Roadside Memorials Commemorative Markers


Salary System Policy

School Of Arts Theatre Cinema Front Of House Policy

School of Arts Collections Acquisition and Deaccession

School of Arts – Use for Weddings and other activities policy

Sewerage Septic Tank Connections

Social Media Policy

Statement of Business Ethics

Succession Planning Policy


Tenterfield CBD Works

Transfer of Land In Payment of Rates


Variation of Sewage Discharge Factor

Volunteers Policy


Water Concessions for Medical Conditions

Work Health and Safety Policy

Workforce Development Policy

Workplace Rehabilitation and Return to Work Policy

Workplace Surveillance Policy

Writing Off of Debts Policy