The bylaws are
created in response to needs and concerns of our district,
and as such, evolve and change over time. This page lists the current
Clutha District bylaws:
Part One -
Introduction to Regulatory Bylaw (PDF, 69kb, new window)
purpose of the introductory section is to identify and clearly interpret the
terms and expressions used throughout the Bylaw
Part Two - Public
Places (PDF, 43kb, new window)
This Part of the bylaw controls a diverse range
of activities to ensure that acceptable standards of
convenience, safety, visual amenity and civic values are maintained for the
wellbeing and enjoyment of citizens, visitors and businesses within the
district. It includes information on freedom camping,
littering and Kaka Point foreshore glass ban.
Bylaw clauses around Freedom
Camping were reviewed and updated in 2012, with the changes coming into effect
on 9 August 2012.
Part Three - Hostels
(PDF, 44kb, new window)
This part of the Bylaw draws together some of
the legislative requirements in regards to the
operation of hostels, guest houses, boarding houses, motels and residential
clubs, to ensure that conditions do not arise that may
threaten the health and safety of tenants, neighbours
or the community.
Part Four - Trading
in Public Places (PDF, 28kb, new window)
The general purpose of this Part of the bylaw
is to regulate the conduct of persons selling goods on streets, roads, footpaths
and other public places; and to regulate the conduct of persons using
vehicles to sell goods and services to the general
public; and to regulate the conduct of persons
soliciting for donations or subscriptions, or
distributing advertising material; to ensure public
safety, minimise conflict with neighbouring land uses, and protect the
intended use of the public place.
Please note this part of the Bylaw was updated and came
into effect on 20 December 2010.
Part Five - The
Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees (PDF, 22kb, new window)
The purpose of this part of the bylaw is to
outline requirements for the keeping of animals,
poultry and bees. The requirements are deemed necessary for the protection of
neighbours and property owners.
Part Six - Dog Control (PDF,
31kb, new window)
The object of this Bylaw is to control the
keeping of dogs in the area of the Clutha District
Part Seven -
Liquor Control (PDF, 43kb, new window)
This bylaw is to prohibit the consumption or
possession of liquor in specified public places for
the purposes of:
(a) protecting the public from nuisance;
(b) protecting, promoting, and maintaining
public health and safety;
(c) minimising the potential for offensive
behaviour in public places.
Maps Showing Liquor Ban areas (PDF,
1.67MB, new window)
and Sanitary Services Bylaw:
Part One - Water Bylaw
(PDF, 248kb, new window)
Part Two - Solid Waste Bylaw 2012
Part One - Introduction
(PDF, 48kb, new window)
The purpose of the Roading
Bylaw is to promote public safety and effectively regulate
pedestrian, animal and traffic movements on roads, footpaths and public
places within the Clutha District.
Part Two - Stock
Movement (PDF, 36kb, new window)
The objective of this part of the Bylaw is to
control the movement of stock along and across roads.
Three - Road Damage and Danger (PDF, 57kb, new window)
The purpose of this part of the Bylaw is to
deter damage to roads or part of any road in the
Clutha District. If damage does occur this Bylaw seeks to
enable Council to ensure those accountable are responsible for the costs
of rectifying the damage.
Part Four - Speed
Limits (PDF, 15kb, opens a new window)
The purpose of this bylaw is to promote public
safety and effectively regulate traffic movements on roads within the Clutha
click here to see the Speed Limit Bylaw maps.
Part Five -
Parking and Traffic (PDF, 41kb, new
Appendix - Register of Restricted parking Areas (PDF, 214kb, new window)
Earthquake Prone Buildings (PDF, 43kb, new window)
The intent of
this policy is to limit the risk to people and property as a result of
earthquake shaking. This policy sets out the trigger actions for identification,
assessment and improvement (if required) of earthquake prone buildings.
Freedom Camping Policy (PDF, 26kb, new window)
The Clutha District welcomes “free independent
travellers”. This policy is intended to allow this
form of tourism and recreation to continue, but provide some protection to
minimise littering and dumping of toilet wastes.
This policy was updated in August 2012.
Policy on Council Reimbursement
(PDF, 19kb, opens new window)
The purpose of this policy
is to provide guidelines for reimbursement of fees and
charges, or rental reimbursement for properties leased from Council.
Schemes webpage for more information.
Stock Crossings, Races on Road Reserve and Stock Underpasses (PDF,
143kb, new window)
This policy sets out
the procedures and standards required for stock movement on and around
road reserve and the standards for the
implementation and construction of stock crossings, races
on road reserve, and stock underpasses.
for more information.
Policy for Dust Suppression
on Unsealed Roads