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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 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.
A resource consent hearing is a formal public meeting held by the Waimakariri District Council, where an independent Commissioner consider publicly notified or limited notified resource consent applications. The applicant and any expert witnesses, along with submitters present evidence in relation to the proposal. The hearing follows certain procedures designed to give all parties a fair opportunity to present facts and put forward their case.
Commissioners are independent, with professional expertise in the area of resource management, who have authority delegated by the Council to hear and make decisions on resource consent applications.
NOTE: Each Commissioner runs a hearing their own way, but as a general rule, most hearings are run as follows:
The Commissioner has the delegation to make a decision on the consent application. Timeframes on the decision is up to 15 working days. The decision is notified in writing and posted and/or emailed to all parties. Any party has the right to appeal against the decision within 15 working days of the decision being notified. Information about appeal rights and lodging an appeal is sent out to all parties with the Council’s decision. If you propose to lodge an appeal, we recommend that you seek professional advice, i.e lawyer.