Council Offences

Have you been charged with council offences?
We can help you.

We are a firm of criminal lawyers who can help you if you have been charged with council offences,.

Local Council or local Government have a wide number of charges that they prosecute. They range from charges relating to house improvements, not getting building permits, to dogs being a nuisance.

Often these charges are very minor. Sometimes these are important as they have a large impact where they relate to building works or to a much loved animal.

Please give us a call and we will discuss your issue with you to see if we can help you.

Latest council case studies

This is a case study on charges of Carry Out Building Work Without Permit resulting in a fine without conviction. Our client ran his own earth moving and retaining wall business. He had been engaged to build a retaining wall for a man who was conducting works on his property …
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This is a case study on building works without permit resulting in a good behaviour bond. What is alleged to have occured? The client contacted our firm after receiving a charge and summons to attend court for an offence committed under the Building Act. The client had constructed an elevated …
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This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Possess More Than Twice Catch Limit of Abalone. What is alleged to have occured? Authorised officers of the Fisheries Act intercepted our client with more than twice the catch limit of Greenlip abalone. He was refused diversion when his …
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