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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.
A building consent is only required before building a deck if it would be possible for a person to fall more than 1.5 metres either off the deck, or if it collapsed. The construction would still need to comply with the building code. (Note: A building consent would not be required for the deck pictured.)
Specific information to include in a building consent application for a deck:
Note: Using a qualified draughtsperson or architect should lead to reduced processing times and costs.
Also refer to the building application forms and fact sheets and the Waimakariri District Plan.