Delegations

Council can delegate its powers, duties and functions to the CEO and/or members of Council staff.  The CEO can sub-delegate powers, duties and functions to members of Council staff.

 

Council’s current Instruments of Delegation can be accessed below. In some cases individual staff within Council have powers, duties and functions under law, which can be delegated to other Council staff.

 

Council delegates to Council staff:
 

Instrument

Details

Effective Date

S5

Instrument of Delegation from Council to CEO

27 July 2021

S6

Instrument of Delegation from Council to Members of Council staff

17 August 2021

S18

Instrument of Sub-Delegation from Council to Members of Council staff under the Environment Protection Act 2017

27 July 2021

 

Chief Executive Officer’s delegations to Council staff:

Instrument

Details

Effective Date

S7

Instrument of Sub-Delegation by the Chief Executive Officer

28 July 2021

S13

Instrument of Delegation of CEO powers, duties and functions

28 July 2021

S14

Instrument of Delegation by CEO for VicSmart Applications under the Planning and Environment Act 1987

28 July 2021

S16

Instrument of Delegation for Bushfire Reconstruction Applications under the Planning and Environment Act 1987

28 July 2021

 

Municipal Building Surveyor's delegation to Council staff:

Instrument

Details

Effective Date

S12

Instrument of Delegation by MBS to Council staff

2 July 2021

 

Community Asset Committee – Instrument of Delegation

Section 47(1)(b) of the Act allows a Chief Executive Officer to delegate powers, duties and functions to a Community Asset Committee. Please click here to find each committee’s instrument of delegation.

 

Authorisations

Authorisation

Details

Effective Date

S11A

Instrument of Appointment and Authorisation (Planning and Environment Act 1987)

21 September 2021

S11B

Instrument of Appointment and Authorisation (Environment Protection Act 2017)

28 July 2021

S15

Instrument of Appointment and Authorisation of Councl's FOI Officer (Freedom of Information Act 1982)

28 July 2021

S17

Instrument of Appointment and Authorisation (Oaths and Affirmations Act 2018)

28 July 2021

 

If you require further information regarding Council’s Delegations or Authorised Officers please contact Jenny Woolcock, Governance and Administration Coordinator 5355 0261 or jwoolcock@ararat.vic.gov.au.