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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.
Development contributions are levied under the Local Government Act 2002 and will be imposed on resource consents to cater for the planned growth of reserves, network infrastructure, water, sewer, drainage, roading and community infrastructure.
A statutory document is prepared under the Act which enables councils to recoup the cost of growth where it has been planned for in the district and is shown in the Long Term Plan.
The Council is required to impose financial contributions on resource consents in accordance with the purposes specified in a plan, and at a level determined in a manner described in a plan.
The purpose for which financial contributions may be imposed must be for the purpose of section 5 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (sustainable management of natural and physical resources).
All provisions under the Act are subject to Part 2 and therefore financial contributions must be for the purpose of:
The purpose of financial contributions generally is to offset the effects of a subdivision or land use on services, utilities, and/or facilities within the subdivision, or the site of the land use, or the vicinity, that are:
For a list of current 2016/2017 development contributions and their calculations, please see the Development Contributions Policy and Calculations Schedules.