Hastings District Council often receives complaints regarding noise from bird scare devices used on orchards in the District. If used thoughtlessly, bird scare devices can cause serious annoyance and disturbance to the public.
The Hastings District Plan Section 25.1.7A Noise sets down rules for the use of bird scare devices on how and when they should be operated as well as how to avoid causing a nuisance.
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