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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.
This page is for affected persons wishing to submit a supporting or opposing proposal in response to a resource consent.
Resource consents are notified for public comment when the Council considers that the environmental implications of the proposed resource use may be of concern to some members of the public.
A submission is a written statement about a resource consent, which has been notified, either publicly or through the limited notification process.
A submission may support or oppose the proposal, or just express a point of view.
Anyone, either individually or as an organisation, can make a submission on a notified application.
Before making a submission, you should:
All submissions must be lodged to the Council using the affected persons written approval form (pdf, 31.7 KB).
All submissions must be clear, concise and support your views with adequate information. It must relate to issues that arise from the application.
Your submission must be in writing and state:
The Council notifies resource consents:
You can post or deliver your submission to the Planning Department at the Rangiora Service Centre, or drop it off at the Oxford or Kaiapoi Service Centres. We must receive your submission on or before the submission closing date stated on the public notice or letter.
Please remember to send a copy of your submission to the applicant at the address given on their public notice or letter.
A hearing is usually held to make a decision on the application. This is not always the case. In some circumstances, if a notified application receives no submissions, the District Plan Manager has the authority to sign off the application, without the hearing process taking place. If unsure on this matter, please talk to the Senior Planning Officer.