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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
change of use occurs when both:
You cannot make the proposed change until the council gives
the owner written confirmation that the requirements of the Building Act have
been complied with.
The requirements will vary, depending on whether the change
of use means that household units/sleeping groups will be incorporated in the
building. If this is the case, the council will need to be satisfied the
building in its new use will comply with the Building Code as near as reasonably
practicable (also known as ANARP). If this is not the case, the building will
have to comply with Building Code requirements around accessibility and escape
for fire. Often a building consent will be required if any work is needed as a
result of the change.
If you make the change without advising the council you
could be liable for a fine of up to $5,000.
For more information, please refer to publications on the MBIE website.