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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.
The Revenue and Financing Policy summarises the funding of activities undertaken by the Council with a view to achieving the fairest funding mix for the community as a whole.
The Revenue and Financing Policy outlines the guiding principles the Council has used to make its decision on the most appropriate rating base.
Section 55 of the Local Government Act 2002 requires the Council to have a policy for “the early payment of rates in the current year” if it wishes to offer a discount for early payment.
Section 102(4)(f) of the Local Government Act 2002 requires the Council to have a policy for the remission and postponement of rates on Maori freehold land.
The Council's other rating policies apply to Maori freehold land to the same extent that they apply to all other land in the district.
Maori freehold land is defined in Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993, section 192(2)(b) - 'Land, the beneficial ownership of which has been determined by the Maori Land Court by freehold order, shall have the status of Maori freehold land.'
The Rates Remission Policy notes the circumstances when rates will be remitted (credited).
The Rates Postponement Policy outlines the circumstances when rates will be postponed (deferred).