The purpose of this Bylaw is to provide
consistency in interpretation of terms used in the Hastings
District Council Bylaws and
deals with some matters which are general to all Bylaws.
These include licences, serving of notices, powers of officers,
delegation, dispensing powers, offences and penalties.
The objective of this Bylaw is to ensure that amusement devices and
amusement galleries are operated in a safe and sanitary manner and do
not cause a nuisance to the public or users of the facilities. The
Bylaw is made under the Local Government Act 2002, the Health Act 1956,
the Amusement Devices Regulations 1978 and the Machinery Act 1950.
The objective of this Bylaw is to control the keeping of animals within the district so they do not create a nuisance or endanger health. Special reference is made to the keeping of pigs, poultry, bees, stock, and cats. The control of dogs is covered through a separate Dog Control Bylaw.
This Bylaw facilitates the orderly and efficient management of the Hastings Crematorium. It covers matters such as cremation procedures, coffin specifications, fees and charges for cremation services and miscellaneous other activities.
The objective of this Part of the Bylaw is to control the
riding of cycles and skateboards and similar articles, on
footpaths and malls where a nuisance or danger may be caused
to pedestrians or damage caused to property. The Public
Places Bylaw also controls any activity that may create
a nuisance on footpaths or public places.
The Bylaw includes requirements for the control of dogs in public places, including dogs being on-lead; provides for prohibited and off-lead exercise areas; stipulates requirements to remove dog faeces; and places limitations on the number of dogs that can be kept.
This Bylaw controls trading in streets, reserves, recreation grounds
and public places to ensure appropriate standards of convenience,
safety and civic values are maintained. The Bylaw provides the
framework for control and approval procedures, and is made pursuant to
the Local Government Act 2002.
Trading in streets and public places includes the following activities:
This Bylaw aims to protect the quality of the environment
from nuisances caused by burning, deposit of rubbish and offensive
matter, indiscriminate placing of exterior lighting, dampness
and animal pests.
The Bylaw is made under the Local Government
Act 1974 and the Health Act 1956. It is complementary to the
Litter Act 1979, the Resource Management Act 1991 and the
Public Places Bylaw.
This Bylaw controls activities to ensure that acceptable standards
of convenience, safety and civic values are maintained in public places
for the well-being and enjoyment of citizens and visitors within the
district. In particular this Bylaw controls damage to public facilities
such as roads, grass verges, garden areas and reserves.
It also controls activities within public places which may have an
adverse effect on other users of these facilities, or adjoining uses.
Reference should be made to the Mobile Shops and Traders Bylaw which
controls commercial activities in these areas.
The objective of this Part of this Bylaw is to facilitate the full
and proper use and enjoyment by the public of the cultural and
recreational facilities and services provided by the Council within the
District. These facilities are the public libraries, public swimming
pools and parks and reserves administered by the Council. The Bylaw
aims to prevent the abuse and misuse of the facilities and the
resources contained within them.
The objective of this Bylaw is to ensure an effective and efficient
collection of household, hazardous and commercial refuse in urban areas
where there is a Council provided contract service by setting out
administration and collection procedures.
The Bylaw aims to protect the general public from refuse creating a
nuisance or annoyance and also provides for the protection of refuse
collectors by prohibiting hazardous materials being placed out for
collection, and the regulation of materials deposited at any transfer
The objective of the Bylaw is to provide for the orderly droving of
stock on roads through and within the district, with particular regard
to traffic safety, and damage to roads. The bylaw also imposes
conditions on droves and requires a permit for all droves over 20 km.
The Bylaw is made under the authority of the Local Government Act
2002. This bylaw does not apply to or impose controls over droving on
State Highways (except where a permit is required under clause 5.3 of
the bylaw). This activity is administered by Transit New Zealand.
The objective of this Bylaw is to facilitate traffic management and
parking control measures in respect of roads, public places and parking
areas under the control of the Hastings District Council. It provides
measures, including parking control measures, to ensure that acceptable
standards are maintained for the safe and orderly movement of traffic
within the District.
The objective of this Bylaw is to provide for parking to be set aside for the particular use of public transport operators. It also provides for licensing of operators to use areas set aside as Transport Stations. This Bylaw is made under the Transport Act 1962 and the Local Government Act 2002.
The objective of this Bylaw is to ensure that all establishments
preparing food for sale have on the staff, persons who are
adequately trained in food hygiene. The Bylaw also aims to
ensure that safe food is available in all food premises throughout
This Bylaw is made under the authority of the Local Government
Act 2002 and the Health Act 1956.