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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.
A plan change is a formal process under the Resource Management Act 1991 to change one or more provisions of the District Plan, including the objectives, policies, rules and zoning of land.
Plan changes can be privately or Council initiated and typically follow a similar process of assessment and public notification before decisions are made.
The process takes approximately two years. Depending on the complexity of the change and the issues it addresses, the process could take longer.
The applicant or any other person party to the plan change can appeal the decision to the Environment Court if not satisfied with the decision made by the Council (or independent commissioner(s) appointed by the Council).
The Waimakariri District Plan became operative on 28 November 2005. Please see the flowing links for Council plan changes and Private plan changes pages for the status of any changes to the District Plan.
If you are thinking of lodging a private plan change, the Council offers a Project Advisory Group (PAG) service. This is where the applicant and their consultants can meet with Council staff at an early stage to discuss key details and requirements related to a proposed plan change. To request a 'PAG' simply email email@example.com.