Local Government

Elringtons has long provided professional services to local councils in New South Wales and private individuals alike. We deliver legal services across a range of local government issues including:

  • Council planning functions, including subdivisions, town planning, and wind farms
  • Tendering and procurement;
  • Environmental planning and development, including appeals to the Land and Environment Court;
  • Opening, closing and widening of roads;
  • “Paper Roads”, reserved Crown Roads, what are they? What are my rights?
  • Approval of strata plans ;
  • Compulsory and agreed acquisition of land;
  • Land Acquisitions (Just Terms Compensation Act)
  • Classification of land;
  • Zoning and permissible land uses under planning controls;
  • What do current zones allow?
  • Leasing and licensing of Council’s operational and community land
  • Employment, contractual management, work and safety, workplace issues and insurance.
  • Easements and Restrictive covenants

For more information or to make an appointment in either our Canberra or Queanbeyan office:

p: 02 6206 1300 | e: info@elringtons.com.au