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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 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.
All buildings have an indefinite life exceeding 50yrs. At times,
due to building work, they could be assessed to have an agreed specified life
of less than 50 years possibly due to inadequacies of building code compliance
or on owners request to have a temporarily located building.
Where a building with a specified intended life is issued with a
building consent that is subject to the condition the building be altered,
demolished or removed before the end of its life, an 'extension of life' can be
obtained on a request from the owner, if the Territorial Authority is satisfied
on reasonable grounds the building can satisfactorily perform for a further
An owner of a building must give written notice to the council
if it proposes extending the life of a building.
For more information, please refer to publications on the MBIE website.