The privatisation of the Building Permit process on 1 July 1994 required Brimbank City Council (Council) to develop and implement a process to ensure appropriate management of building sites.
The Building Over Easement Policy outlines Council's approval process for owners (or representatives) in accordance with the Victorian Building Regulations 1994, to construct a building or structure over an easement vested in Council or where Council is the drainage authority.
The Business Association Support Policy encourages business communities to actively participate in the management and improved performance of their respective town centres and industrial precincts. 
The Calder Park Drive Level Crossing Removal Project Urban Design Principles - June 2022 (PDF 997KB) have been prepared to guide the design and delivery of the Level Crossing Remov
The Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems in Public Places Policy provides direction and guidance to Council and officers when considering the introduction of a CCTV System in public places.
Our Community Engagement Policy establishes an engagement framework with a set of principles to guide best practice engagement and enable meaningful and genuine opportunities for community involvement in decision making processes.
The Community facilities and reserves allocation policy and Operational guidelines provide guidelines to make sure everyone has fair and equitable access to facilities for clubs and community groups within Brimbank.
The Community Facilities Capital Development Major Policy 2016 (PDF 1.4KB)
The Community facilities hire, licences and leases agreement provides direction for the ongoing allocation and management of community facilities in Brimbank.
The Community Flag Pole Policy provides consistent guidelines for the flying of flags at Council’s Community Flagpole site at St Albans Community Centre.
The Community grants policy commits Council to delivering the Brimbank community grants program.
The Community Strengthening Policy provides the context for our actions and commitment to building stronger, more resilient communities.
Our Complaints Policy applies to all complaints from members of the public about Council staff, Council contractors and decisions made at Council meetings. This policy does not apply to complaints about individual Councillors.
The Conduct During Elections Policy ensures the transparency and accountability of the Councillors, Council officers, and candidates during an election period.
This Councillor Code of Conduct is a statement of how Councillors will behave and work with the Brimbank community, Councillor colleagues, and Council officers.
The Councillor Support Major Policy 2020 provides an overview of how the Council can provide assistance and support to the Mayor and Councillors when conducting council business.
The Councillor Gifts Policy specifies the obligations of Councillors who are offered gifts, benefits and hospitality in their role as Councillors.
In 2018 Council established a portfolio system to complement and support Council’s governance structure in addition to briefings and formal decision making processes. The portfolio system comprises 11 portfolios that are aligned to the strategic objectives of the Council Plan.
Our Disposal or Retention of Laneways - Property Policy sets an agreed criteria that we use to assess requests to transfer or retain ownership of laneways.
Our Electronic Gambling Policy outlines our position on electronic gambling, in particular electronic gaming machines or 'pokies' as they are commonly known.
Our Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) Framework is our way saving money on utilities and being resource efficient. Using ESD in our buildings delivers economic, social and environmental benefits.
Our Festivals and events policy and strategy outlines our role and ways we will support a program of festivals and events in Brimbank.
Our Financial Hardship Policy sets clear guidelines for assessment of hardship application for council rates and charges.
Our Gifts and Hospitality Policy for Council Officers provides staff with guidelines on the acceptance or refusal of gifts or offers of gifts.
Our Graffiti prevention and management policy provides a coordinated approach to reducing the incidence of unauthorised graffiti. Our Graffiti management framework outlines how we manage graffiti on Council-owned, public and private.
Our Information Privacy Health Records Policy relates to how we use and manage personal and health information collected by Council.
Our Investments Policy provides direction to management and Council in relation to the investment of funds.
Our Kindergarten Registration Policy aims to ensure all children have equal opportunity to access a high quality funded sessional kindergarten placement.
Our Land Acquisition Policy provides guides decision making in relation to the acquisition of land by Council.
Our Laneway Construction Policy establishes the requirement for developers to contribute to the amenity of the municipality
Our Library Policy aims to ensure our libraries provide open access to services to facilitate lifelong learning in our community.
Our Live Streaming Policy applies to all public Council Meetings.
Our Loan Repayment Reserve for Interest Only Debt Major Policy is focused on setting aside enough funds to repay the principal on ‘interest only’ loans at the date of maturity.
Our Local Historical Societies support policy guides our support and assistance to historical associations in Brimbank.
The objective of our OHS policy is to have Brimbank City Council workplaces free of work-related injury or illness.
Our Parking permit policy guides permit parking practices, and provides the policy basis for the provision of car parking in key activity centres and high demand residential areas, in Brimbank.
Our Place Naming Policy provides guidance for naming places in Brimbank.
Our Placement of Domestic Waste for Recycling Receptacles Policy is designed to improve occupational health and safety performance, and prevent injuries and fatalities.
Our Position Statement on Social and Affordable Housing aims to encourage and support increased supply of social and affordable housing in Brimbank.
Our Procurement Policy ensures best practice contracting and procurement principles, policies, processes and procedures for all goods, services and works purchased.
The Public Open Space Contributions Policy seeks to establish a policy and procedure in the application of the statutory public open space contribution requirement.
Our Public Transparency Policy gives effect to the Public Transparency Principles outlined in Local Government Act 2020.
The Residential Waste Services Policy ensures that residents have access to services which advance our waste management objectives.
The Resilient Brimbank Framework identifies our commitments and actions we will take to help our community adapt, survive and thrive – whatever the future may bring.
Our Risk Management Policy outlines how we manage the risks involved in all Council activities.
Our Sale of Surplus Land Policy establishes how we review, identify and evaluate the existence of land which is surplus to our needs. 
Our Significant Tree Policy defines what a significant tree is and the responsibilities of landowners with a significant tree on their property.
Our Special Rate Charge Scheme for town centres provides funds for marketing, promotion and business development activities.
Our Sports facility hire and leases agreement policy and the accompanying Operational Guidelines sets how community sports facilities and reserves are allocated and agreements, fees and charges are applied.
Our Stand Alone Food and Drink Premises Policy outlines what is required to set up and run a venue preparing and selling food to people outside. 
Our Sustainability Policy and Framework help ensure our actions meet current needs without compromising the prospects for future generations.
The Tree policy is a direct action of the Urban Forest Strategy adopted by Council in 2016.