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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.
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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The Council is reviewing the Solid Waste Bylaw 2010 to better deliver effective and efficient waste management in the district.
The Council is amending the 2010 bylaw because, having completed a review of the bylaw as required by the Local Government Act 2002, there are improvements that can be made, including removing clauses that are no longer needed.
The Council’s aim with the amended bylaw is to control waste management activities within the district to:
The proposed amendments seek to prevent the contamination of recoverable materials so they can be accepted for recycling, and ensure that waste is collected safely and efficiently without causing concern.
The key proposed amendments include:
The bylaw has been structured to simplify it and reduce unnecessary administration, and has been renamed from the Solid Waste Bylaw 2010 to the Waimakariri District Council Solid Waste and Waste Handling Licensing Bylaw 2016. This is to better reflect the updated content of the bylaw.
Feedback was open from Thursday 7 July to Monday 8 August 2016.