The City of Busselton, located in the renowned Cape to Cape sub-region of the South West of WA, is experiencing high rates of demographic and economic growth. This is a local government authority dedicated to meeting the challenges presented by being such a fast growing area and to offering a diverse range of services and facilities to the community.
Holiday Homes Regulations now in place
Holiday homes make an important contribution to the City’s economy. Whilst many rented holiday homes are well managed, experience has necessitated the City to introduce regulations to ensure fair outcomes are achieved for both holiday home owners and their neighbours. This has followed a lengthy and extensive consultation process.
The regulations require that all holiday homes, which are made available for rent, must have a planning approval and also be registered with the City of Busselton.
After lengthy and considered debate City of Busselton Councillors resolved to adopt a new youth services funding and delivery model, effective June 30, 2013.
This decision ends the City’s multi-year funding arrangement with community group Southern Rip which has acted as the City’s youth arm for several years.
Thanks to a partnership between members of the Quindalup Sea Rescue and the City of Busselton, new housing for the City’s Dunsborough-based beach trekker wheelchair has been constructed at Quindalup Beach.
An extension to the Quindalup Sea Rescue building has been constructed to house the beach wheelchair.
City of Busselton Rangers were pleased with the decision of the local Magistrate to uphold a parking infringement fine issued to a Perth resident more than 12 months ago. The Court also ordered the defendant to pay court costs close to $5000.
Despite the straightforward nature of the infringement, this particular case has a long history.