Questions on notice

During the Public Access session of a Council meeting, a person or organisation can register to ask one question of Council per meeting.

The Mayor, Councillors or General Manager will provide a response to questions asked at the meeting if possible. That response will be included in the meeting minutes. 

If a response is unable to be provided, the question will be taken on notice. The answer will be provided to the person or organisation prior to the next Ordinary Meeting and placed on our website.

Responses to questions taken on notice are provided below, by the date of meeting they were asked.


  1. Fill for Urban Development


Questions on Notice - 26 May 2022(PDF, 120KB)


  1. Old Council Website

  2. Butler Street Bypass


Questions on Notice - 25 November 2021(PDF, 101KB)


  1.  Koala Plan of Management (2019) progress with adoption and support from State Government


Questions on Notice - 26 August 2021(PDF, 169KB)


  1. Bypass Cost

  2. Multiple Occupancies and Community Title


Questions on Notice -5 August 2021(PDF, 113KB)


  1. 5G

  2. Voting record in Council minutes

  3. Council’s obligation to respond to questions


Questions on Notice - 24 June 2021(PDF, 129KB)

  1. Multiple Occupancy and Community Title Dwelling Entitlements


Questions on Notice - 10 June 2021(PDF, 103KB)

  1. Zoning and height changes
  2. 5G
  3. B3 Zoning


Questions on Notice - 13 May 2021 (Planning)(PDF, 137KB)




  1. Development Application for Bioenergy
  2. 5G Infrastructure
  3. Report 13.14
  4. Report 13.14
  5. Report 13.14
  6. Holiday letting prosecution


Questions on Notice - 22 April 2021(PDF, 130KB)



  1. Caretaker Residences in Industrial and Business Zones


Questions on Notice - 8 April 2021(PDF, 105KB)



  1. Brunswick Heads STP
  2. Byron Shire Council ats Oniva Pty Ltd - 94 Kingsford Drv, Brunswick Heads, Mixed Use Development comprising a General Store/Cafe, Cafe, Co-working Space, 8 Shop Top Dwellings and a Boarding House containing 39 Boarding Rooms


Questions on Notice - 25 March 2021(PDF, 152KB)


  1. Planning Proposals to rezone rural land for residential purposes as a Residential Zone


Questions on Notice - 25 February 2021(PDF, 121KB)


  1. Economic Analysis in the Multi Use Railway Corridor Report (a further response was provided prior to the 25 February 2021 Ordinary Meeting)
  2. Responsibility of elected Councillors


Questions on Notice - 26 November 2020(PDF, 123KB)

Questions on Notice - 26 November 2020(PDF, 115KB) (further response to 1. Economic Analysis in the Multi Use Railway Corridor Report)

  1. Confidentiality requirements – Legislative or as directed by OLG
  2. Confidentiality Requirements – Measures Council Can Implement


Questions on Notice - 15 October 2020 (Planning)(PDF, 120KB)



  1. Parking Management Strategy
  2. Emergency Communications Plan in September 2017
  3. Brunswick Heads Rescission Motion    
  4. Occupancy Figures


Question on Notice - 27 August 2020(PDF, 116KB)




  1. Illegal Camping at 784 Coolamon Scenic Drive


Question on Notice -18 June 2020(PDF, 67KB)



  1. Bypass and Mitchell Rainforest Snail Relocation


Questions on Notice - 28 May 2020(PDF, 99KB)


  1. Tourism Infrastructure Fund
  2. Legal Costs


Questions on Notice - 21 May 2020(PDF, 106KB)


  1. Mitchell Rainforest Snail Discovery


 Questions on Notice - 23 April 2020(PDF, 97KB)




  1. Cost of the Railway Park Upgrade
  2. Fees paid to GHD for the Byron Bypass


Questions on Notice - 27 February 2020(PDF, 109KB)



  1. RFT 2019-0015 – 1 Broken Head Road Redevelopment
  2. Bypass Costs


Questions on Notice - 28 November 2019(PDF, 145KB)


  1. Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC)


Questions on Notice - 24 October 2019(PDF, 103KB)



  1. Mitchell’s Rainforest Snails – Byron Bypass Construction
  2. Referral of Development Applications


Questions on Notice - 26 September 2019(PDF, 107KB)


  1. Short Term Rental Accommodation
  2. Construction Environmental Management Plan for the Byron Bypass
  3. Byron Bypass Expenditure
  4. Saddle Road Expressions of Interest


Responses to Questions on Notice - 22 August 2019(PDF, 134KB)

  1. South Byron STP
  2. Byron Bypass – Zero Emissions Byron Plan


Questions on Notice - 23 May 2019.pdf(PDF, 118KB)


  1. Bluesfest 2019 Parking Charges


Questions on Notice 28 February 2019(PDF, 107KB)


  1. Bus Transit Station - Consultation with Butler Street Community Network


Questions on Notice - 13 December 2018(PDF, 94KB)


  1. Cost of Processing Freedom of Information and Government Information (Public Access) Act Requests


Questions on Notice - 18 October 2018(PDF, 101KB)


  1. Brunswick Valley Sustainability Centre Management Plan
  2. Saddle Road Planning Proposal
  3. Separation of Powers - Councillors and Staff


Questions-on-Notice-23-August-2018.pdf(PDF, 757KB)

  1. Ebsworth Lawyers - Butler Street bypass defence


Questions-on-Notice-2-August-2018.pdf(PDF, 198KB)

  1. Byron Bay Bypass - Butler Street Residents
  2. Flood Levels - Vallances Road Plan of Management
  3. Operational Costs of Low Pressure System at New Brighton
  4. Brunswick Valley Sewerage Treatment Plant
  5. Wet Weather Capacity of Pump Stations to Brunswick Valley STP
  6. Reuse of Treated Effluent


Questions-on-Notice-21-June-2018.pdf(PDF, 23MB)