Council Policies

Policies represent Council’s values and the guiding principles are considered during the decision making process. Policies are in place to fulfil the community’s needs and are continually being reviewed and updated.

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Animal Management, Car Parking, Cemetery Management, Climate Change and Environment, Community and Cultural Services, Corporate Policies, Council Property, Economic Development, Elected Members, Financial Management, Governance, Land Use, Planning and Development Control, Meeting Procedures, Public Libraries, Recreation, Parks and Reserves, Regulatory, Roads, Traffic and Walkways, Sister Cities, Waste Management

Council policies are available for download in PDF format. PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader which is a free download from

City of Darwin Policies

Animal Management

Car Parking

Climate Change and Environment

Community and Cultural Services

Corporate Policies

 Council Property

 Economic Development

 Elected Members

Financial Management


Land Use, Planning and Development Control

Meeting Procedures

Public Library

Recreation, Parks and Reserves


Roads, Traffic and Walkways

Sister Cities

Waste Management

Should you require any further information, please contact Council's Committee Administrator by phone (08) 8930 0670, fax (08) 8930 0669 or email.