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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.
Our compliance and monitoring team helps to ensure the protection and enhancement of our district natural and built environments.
We achieve this through education, monitoring and enforcement of resource consent conditions, and compliance with the District Plan and Resource Management Act (RMA). The team's functions include:
When a resource consent is granted it may be subject to specific conditions. These can be wide ranging and cover many aspects. Council’s monitoring officers check that all of the conditions outlined in resource consents are complied with throughout the development and for the life of the consent. Some typical conditions relate to:
There are a range of non-compliance activities requiring investigation. Some of the more common ones include:
Note that the retail, signage, structure set-back and many other provisions, are found in the Waimakariri District Plan and are dependent on the Zone in which the subject site is located.
Enforcement action can be taken in cases of non-compliance with the Resource Management Act, a resource consent condition, or a District Plan rule.
There are a number of enforcement options available to Council. The decision about which option to use is based on: