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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.
When you wish to build or use your land in a way that does not comply with the rules of the Waimakairiri District Plan you need to get special permission, in the form of a resource consent.
The Resource Management Act 1991 deals with the inclusion, change or cancellation and review of resource consent conditions. It is the main law controlling the use of land, soil, water and air, as well as subdivision and noise.
The Council offers a Planning and Urban Design Forum to provide comment or recommendations on development relating to: Land use activities and subdivision proposal; new or re-developed buildings and structures; comprehensive development and matters relating to urban design.
The forum provides an opportunity where developers and Council staff can meet at an early stage to discuss key details and requirements related to a proposed development.
To request a meeting with the Planning and Urban Design Forum, simply contact the Council on 03 311 8900 and ask for the Duty Planner or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To obtain service plans in the Council's road reserve, contact beforeUdig. The beforeUdig service helps contractors to determine the location of any underground services before excavating.
Phone: 0800 248 344
For any service plans on private property, contact Customer Services.