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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.
Under the Health Act 1956 and Council bylaws, the businesses listed below are required to be licensed with the Council and will be inspected by an Environmental Health Officer at least once a year.
Licences of premises are renewed annually on 30 June of each year or if the business changes hands.
For information on registration of food premises, see our Food safety and food premises registration page.
All camping grounds must comply with the Camping Grounds Regulations 1985.
The basic requirements for camping grounds are:
All funeral homes and funeral directors must comply with the Health (Burial) Regulations 1946.
The basic requirements are:
All hair salons must comply with the Hairdressers Regulations 1980. If you are starting a new hairdressing business, complete a health registration application form. If you are taking over an existing business, you will need to re-register it in your name - complete a health registration transfer of ownership form. You will find useful information in our guide to 'Starting a hairdressing business' and the fact sheet 'A guide to conduct items for hairdressers'.
The basic requirements for a hair salon are:
Once a prospective site for a new business is determined, contact should be made with the following people:
For queries or advice contact the Environmental Services Unit based at the Rangiora Service Centre, 215 High Street, Rangiora, or phone 0800 965 468, or email email@example.com.