It is Safe to Return for people who left due to the bushfire at Bayindeen-Rocky-Road. The fire is under control but there may still be some localised fire activity and smoke. Aircraft, heavy machinery, and firefighters will still be active. For more information and updates use the VicEmergency App or visit the link below.
You can watch a recording of the community meetings held on Friday 1 March in Beaufort on Council's Facebook page (link below) or YouTube Channel (youtube.com/Pyreneessc).
Pyrenees Shire Facebook page
Council offices and facilities are open for business however some services have been impacted by the fire emergency. For more information on this and other Council services, please visit the link below.
Council services and community info - rolling updates
Pyrenees Shire Council has recently reviewed and amended its Local Laws to ensure that they are contemporary and address matters relevant to the shire.
Key themes of the new General Local Law 2019 include managing dangerous or unsightly land, temporary dwellings, shipping containers and footpath signage and furniture. For a full summary of changes, please review the below community impact statement.
Pyrenees Shire Council's General Local Law 2019 was adopted by Council on 19 February 2019 and commenced operation on 7 March 2019. At this time Local Law No.2 Environment and Local Law No.3 Streets and Roads were revoked.
Council also resolved on 19 February 2019 to develop a Local Law Implementation Plan which is to be formally considered at a future meeting of Council.
To discuss permit requirements under the General Local Law 2019, please phone Council on 5349 1100 or email your enquiry through.
The new General Local Law 2019 can be downloaded from the Related Information link below.